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Shantz Loop in East Saguaro
Sunshine and a nice breeze…made for a nice 4.4 mile hike with eighteen friends.
Sabino Canyon Rattlesnake Loop
Twenty eight people signed up for this hike so we split up into two groups. Many thanks to Ben and Mike for leading, and Jerry and Carol for sweeping…we came back with all 28!
Desert Divas: Cascabel Hike
We had an amazing turnout for the first ever Desert Divas outing. Part of our mission is to go on easy hikes with minimal elevation change, and a pace that allows us to enjoy our surroundings.
Rogers Rock at Madera Canyon
If you’re looking for some cooler temps, head south on I-19, take the Continental Road exit in Green Valley, head east, and follow the signs to Madera Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains. That’s what almost forty hikers did on … Continue reading
Picacho Peak via Hunter Trail
While most of the RV park was still asleep, eight adventurous hikers were on the road to Picacho Peak State Park. Waiting for us was a one way, two mile hike with a climb of 1600′. For some, this … Continue reading
What a beautiful area around Tucson! Diane Larabee and Dave Carr’s group headed towards the Desperado Loop. Our group of 21 started on the Saguaro Vista Trail and headed towards the Sun Circle Loop, followed by the Black Rock Loop, … Continue reading
Starr Pass/Yetman Trail Combo
What a great turnout for today’s hike…so great that we split up into two groups. With our new January start time, I think more folks enjoyed sleeping in (I know I did) and were revved up and ready to … Continue reading
Jerry Bob Hike
If you feed them, they will come! And come, they did. Most met in Classroom 1, those close to the trailhead (aka…the gate that leads to the bike path) met there. As 7:30 neared, both groups joined and … Continue reading