Spring 2022 Hiking Schedule

February through April 2022

 

Hike descriptions will be listed by level on the menu to the left.  SignUps are required. The link for members to sign up will be on the menu to the left and is password protected. 

 

2021 - 2022 Key Dates  

October 26, 2022:               Fall meeting, hike and picnic - White Tank Park

November  2022:                Hike Leader On-Trail Training (OTT)

November 15-17, 2022:     Fall Overnight Trip to Tucson, AZ

January 18, 2023:                Annual Banquet

January 24, 2022:               Nominations due for Club Officers

March 2, 2022:                     First Aid Training

March 30, 2022:                  Spring Picnic and Business Meeting

April 11-14, 2022:                 Spring Overnight Trip to Kanab, UT

 

Further information on the above activities may be found in the Current Hiking Bulletin. Click on the menu to the left.

 

It is critical that you read and understand the hike description, distance, and elevation before deciding on any hike.  This information is found in the A, B, and C hike description sections below and on our website at suncityhikers.org.  This information is provided to ensure that the hike is appropriate for you and will be safe and enjoyable.  Call the hike leader if you have any questions.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the meeting time to sign in for the hike.  Contact the hike leader if you plan to meet the group at the trailhead rather than at the meeting place indicated in the bulletin or are bringing a guest

 

Schedule Recap by Date

Day

Meet Time

Assemble at

Hike Type

Trail Name

Location

Tuesday, February 1

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A

Alta-Bajada Loop

South Mountain Park

Tuesday, February 1

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Gateway Loop to Inspiration Point

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Wednesday, February 2

8:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C+

Brown's Mountain to the Saddle

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Thursday,

February 3

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A

Ford Canyon/Light 1

White Tank Regional Park

Friday, February 4

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Polychrome Ridge

Castle Hot Springs area

Friday, February 4

8:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Badger Brawl

Sonoran Desert Preserve

Monday, February 7

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Tom’s Thumb

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Tuesday, February 8

8:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Dragonfly

Spur Cross Ranch

Wednesday, February 9

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Black Canyon - Little Pan Loop

New River

Thursday,

February 10

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Ford Canyon

White Tank Regional Park

Friday, February 11

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A+

Black Mesa Exploration

Spur Cross Ranch

Friday, February 11

8:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Lost Dog Wash

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Monday,

February 14

8:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Fairy Duster Loop and Mariposa Hill

Spur Cross Ranch

Tuesday,

February 15

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Spur Ranch Crossing

Spur Cross Ranch

Wednesday, February 16

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Wolf Mine Canyon/ Greenstone Gorge

Wickenburg area

Wednesday, February 16

8:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C+

Sidewinder

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve

Thursday,

February 17

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Union Hills Loop

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve

Friday, February 18

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Windgate-Bell Pass Loop

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Monday,

February 21

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Governors Peak (via south route)

Castle Hot Springs area

Monday,

February 21

8:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Upper Ranch Road-Brown's Ranch Road Loop

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Tuesday,

February 22

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Palo Verde

Bartlett Lake

Wednesday, February 23

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Vulture Peak

Wickenburg area

Wednesday, February 23

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Vulture Peak

Wickenburg area

Wednesday, February 23

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Vulture Peak

Wickenburg area

Monday,

February 28

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A

Skyline Javelina via Mountain Wash

Skyline Regional Park

Tuesday, March 1

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Ben Avery

Tonopah

Tuesday, March 1

8:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Quail - Rainbow Valley - Baseline Loop

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Thursday, March 3

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Perry Ruins

Agua Fria National Monument

Thursday, March 3

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Mule Deer Loop

White Tank Regional Park

Friday, March 4

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Cave Creek # 4

Carefree area

Monday, March 7

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Apache Wash

Sonoran Desert Preserve

Monday, March 7

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Overton - Go John Loop

Cave Creek Regional Park

Tuesday, March 8

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Limestone Loop

Spur Cross Ranch

Wednesday,

March 9

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Granite Falls/Valley Vista

Skyline Regional Park

Thursday, March 10

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Whiskey Bottle Loop

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Friday, March 11

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Dinosaur Wash and Pink Canyon

Wickenburg area

Monday, March 14

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Ryal Canyon

Camp Verde area

Monday, March 14

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C+

Dixie Mountain without summits

Sonoran Desert Preserve

Tuesday, March 15

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Black Canyon/Black Canyon City Trailhead

Black Canyon

Wednesday,

March 16

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Morgan City Wash/Nature Center

Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Wednesday,

March 16

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Turnbuckle Loop

Skyline Regional Park

Friday, March 18

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Kiwanis

South Mountain Park

Monday, March 21

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Sidewinder/Ocotillo

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve

Tuesday, March 22

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Waddell/Ironwood

White Tank Regional Park

Wednesday,

March 23

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Freedom (clockwise)

Phoenix Mountain Park

Thursday, March 24

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Bear Mountain

Sedona

Thursday, March 24

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Apache Wash

Sonoran Desert Preserve

Monday, March 28

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Cline Creek Ruins

New River

Wednesday,

March 30

7:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A-

Quarto B

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Wednesday,

March 30

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Butterfield-Gadsden Loop

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Wednesday,

March 30

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Quail - Rainbow - Baseline - Saddle Loop

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Thursday, April 4

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Raptor Hill

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Wednesday, April 6

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

 B

Hawk's Nest

Sophie's Flat Wickenburg Area

Thursday, April 7

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Hassayampa River Preserve

Wickenburg area

Monday, April 11

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Picture Canyon

Flagstaff

Tuesday, April 12

7:30 AM

Hotel

A

Deertrap Mountain

Zion National Park

Tuesday, April 12

TBD

Hotel

B

Wire Pass/Buckskin Gulch

Kanab

Tuesday, April 12

TBD

Hotel

C

Wire Pass/Toadstool Hoodoos

Kanab

Wednesday,

April 13

7:30 AM

Hotel

A

Wire Pass/Buckskin Gulch

Kanab

Wednesday,

April 13

TBD

Hotel

B

Cable Mountain

Zion NP (Eastern Boundary)

Wednesday,

April 13

TBD

Hotel

C

Lower Hackberry

Kanab

Thursday, April 14

7:30 AM

Hotel

A

Yellow Rock and Lower Hackberry Canyon

Kanab

Thursday, April 14

TBD

Hotel

C

Lick Wash

Kanab

 

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