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Monthly Archives: January 2017
Club photo is today at 11:00 am. Meet in front of office at 10:50 am. Let’s make it look like a hiking club! Bring your sticks etc.
Jo Ellen prehiked the route today and with Mapmyhike it showed 5.2 miles. Schedule and Upcoming hike descriptions have been changed to reflect the additional mileage.
Our Wed. hike on the 25th was the last one for Jan. Brown Mountain was the perfect area for it. The morning started at 34 degrees, but the warm sun on our backs had us coming out of our coats … Continue reading
Desert Explorers Hiking Schedule for 2017 February February 1 CCC Windmill out and back 5.0 miles +/- Thunderbird to Windmill 5.2 miles R/T February 8th Black Rock Loop (Sweetwater Preserve) 4.2 miles R/T Desperado Loop ( Sweetwater Preserve) 4,0 miles R/T … Continue reading
The hike on Wed. this week had so many hikers that we split into 3 groups. My group hiked 6 miles up, up, & up, then down, down, & down on a very rugged rocky trail. Whew! That one was … Continue reading
Brown Mountain Difficulty 2.5 of 5 Route Finding 1 of 5 Distance Round Trip 5 miles Trailhead Elevation 836 feet Elevation Gain 260 feet Avg Time Round Trip 2 Kokopelli Seeds 6.3 Rocks, … Continue reading
At Fridays (1/20/2017 ) park meeting, Desert Explorers will be selling the 50/50 raffle tickets! Half of the proceeds go to our club account to help pay for the subscription on our new Spot trackers! So come on down and … Continue reading
Our group is growing! Many times we are having to split the different trail hikes into 2 groups due to the number of hikers on a hike. Our easier hikes are in need of leaders especially. If you would be willing … Continue reading
Part II GPS training will take place February 18th, 2017 in the rally room from 1pm to 3:30 pm. Bring your laptops and gps( if you have one, some loaners will be available) Sign up sheet in Classroom 1 on … Continue reading