Fall 2021 Hiking Schedule

October 2021 through January 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 27, 2021:                Fall meeting, hike and picnic - White Tank Park

November 9, 2021:             Hike Leader On-Trail Training (OTT)

November 16-18, 2021:     Fall Overnight Trip to Cottonwood, AZ

November 23, 2021:           OTT

December 13, 2021:            OTT

January 11, 2022:                 OTT

January 12, 2022:                First Aid Training

January 19, 2022:                Annual Banquet

February, 2022:                   Nominations due for Club Officers

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

 

         

Wednesday, October 27

7:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A-

Ford Canyon

White Tank Regional Park

Wednesday, October 27

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Bajada/Goat Camp/Mule Deer

White Tank Regional Park

Wednesday, October 27

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Mule Deer

White Tank Regional Park

Monday, November 1

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Yavapai Point via Wild Burro

Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Monday, November 1

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Marcus Landslide

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Tuesday, November 2

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Brown's Mountain

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Thursday, November 4

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Black Canyon - Gloriana Segment

Bumble Bee area

Thursday, November 4

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Waddell-Gray Fox

White Tank Regional Park

Friday, November 5

7:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A-

Pyrite/ Valley Vista

Skyline Regional Park

Tuesday, November 9

7:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A

Rainbow Loop Extended

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Thursday, November 11

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Cottonwood/Pipeline

Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Thursday, November 11

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Short Circumference

Deem Hills Recreation Area

Friday, November 12

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A+

Big Bug Mesa Loop

Mayer area

Monday, November 15

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Rainbow Valley/Toothaker

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Tuesday, November 16

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Yeager Canyon Loop

Jerome

Tuesday, November 16

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

North Mingus/View Point

Mingus Mountain Recreation area

Tuesday, November 16

7:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Copper Canyon

Camp Verde area

Wednesday, November 17

7:30 AM

Hotel

A

Cow Pies and Hangover

Sedona

Wednesday, November 17

8:00 AM

Hotel

B

Parsons

Sycamore Canyon

Wednesday, November 17

TBD

Hotel

C

Courthouse Butte

Sedona

Thursday, November 18

7:30 AM

Hotel

A

West Clear Creek

Camp Verde area

Thursday, November 18

7:30 AM

Hotel

B+

Woodchute

Jerome

Thursday, November 18

TBD

Hotel

C

Wet Beaver/Weir

Sedona

Monday, November 22

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Go John Canyon/Go John

Cave Creek Regional Park

Monday, November 22

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Basalt Ridge

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Tuesday, November 23

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Lost Dog Wash

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Friday, November 26

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Wild Burro              

Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Monday, November 29

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Daisy Mountain

Anthem

Tuesday, November 30

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Indian Mesa

Table Mesa / Lake Pleasant

Wednesday, December 1

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Elephant Mountain Loop

Spur Cross Ranch

Wednesday, December 1

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Slate-Flat Rock-Quartz Loop

Cave Creek Regional Park

Friday, December 3

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Butcher Jones

Saguaro Lake Tonto National Forest

Monday, December 6

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Quartz Mine/Skyline Crest

Skyline Regional Park

Tuesday, December 7

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Yavapai Point

Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Wednesday, December 8

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

White Picacho

Castle Hot Springs area

Thursday, December 9

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Hells Canyon and Overlook

Castle Hot Springs area

Friday, December 10

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Balanced Rock

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Monday, December 13

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Bell Pass via  Prospector

McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Tuesday, December 14

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Chalk Canyon Petroglyphs

Spur Cross Ranch

Wednesday, December 15

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Rainbow - Toothaker Loop

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Friday, December 17

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Dixie Mountain Loop with summits

Sonoran Desert Preserve

Monday, December 20

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B+

South Mountain Loop

South Mountain Park

Monday, December 20

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Christiansen Quarter Ridge

Phoenix

Tuesday, December 21

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Elwin’s Garfias Wash Loop

Lake Pleasant area

Thursday, December 23

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

FINS

Estrella Ranch Park - Goodyear

Wednesday, December 29

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A

Piestewa  Peak/ Circumference  PLUS

Phoenix Mountain Park

Wednesday, December 29

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Wagner Long Loop

McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Thursday, December 30

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Buckshot

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Tuesday, January 4

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Brown's Ranch Highlights

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Monday, January 3

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Coyote Canyon

McDowell Sonoran Preserve - Northern Section

Wednesday, January 5

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Dragonfly/Spur Cross Loop

Spur Cross Ranch

Thursday, January 6

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A-

Hassayampa Natural Arch

Wickenburg area

Thursday, January 6

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Black Canyon - Black Canyon City Trailhead

Black Canyon

Friday, January 7

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

B

Mesquite

White Tank Regional Park

Monday, January 10

7:30 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

A

Pyramid Loop

South Mountain Park

Tuesday, January 11

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Marcus Landslide/ Boulder/Pemberton

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Thursday, January 13

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Tom’s Thumb

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Thursday, January 13

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C

Granite Falls/ Chuckwalla Loop

Skyline Regional Park

Friday, January 14

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Sears Kay Indian Ruin and Blue Wash-Camp Creek Falls

Tonto National Forest

Monday, January 17

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Circumference Full Loop

Deem Hills Recreation Area

Tuesday, January 18

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A+

Holly's Hill (Peak 3392)

Lake Pleasant Area

Tuesday, January 18

8:00 AM

Mountain View Rec. Ctr.

C+

Ford Canyon

White Tank Regional Park

Thursday, January 20

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Twin Peaks

Wickenburg

Friday, January 21

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Spur Cross to Seven Springs

Spur Cross Ranch

Friday, January 21

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C+

Go John

Cave Creek Regional Park

Monday, January 24

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Polychrome Ridge - Purple Canyon

Castle Hot Springs area

Tuesday, January 25

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B+

Walking Jim to Cathedral

Lake Pleasant 

Tuesday, January 25

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Sears Kay Indian Ruins and Camp Creek Falls

Carefree area

Thursday, January 27

7:30 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

A

Peralta Loop

Superstition Mountains

Thursday, January 27

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

C

Browns Ranch Road/Cathedral Rock

Brown's Ranch

Friday, January 28

8:00 AM

Bell Rec. Ctr.

B

Pass Mountain Loop

Usery Mountain Regional Park

 

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