About the Friday hikes:
- All hikes are open to the public.
- Bring a snack or lunch for longer hikes and plenty of water.
- Wear hiking boots or comfortable footwear.
- No pets. No smoking.
- Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.
- Bad weather may change or cancel hike.
- We try to accommodate all levels of hikers.
- Higher elevation demands good physical condition!
|Oct 27||Seven Falls||Sabino Canyon Visitor Center at 8:30 am||Bear 29 trail from Visitor Center to Trail to Seven Falls in Bear Canyon. Medium difficulty with an elevation gain of 750 feet. Allow 4 to 4.5 hours. Some rock hopping if water is high.|
|Nov 3||Blackett’s Ridge||Sabino Canyon Visitor Center at 8:30 am||Phoneline trail to Blackett’s Ridge trail. A
6.2 difficult hike with an elevation gain of 1700 feet. Beautiful views. Allow 3.5 to 4 hours.
|Nov 10||Pima Canyon trail to the Dam||Trailhead east end of Magee Road||This is a medium difficulty hike of 6 miles with an elev. Gain of 700 ft. Allow 3 to 3.5 hours. Meet at the trailhead. East end of Magee Road, at 8:30.|
|Nov 17||Hutches Pool||Sabino Canyon Visitor Center at 8:30 am||Will require purchasing a $10.00 tram ticket unless you want to walk the 7.4 miles on the Tram road in addition to the 8.2 miles from stop 9. These are round trip numbers. This hike will leave on the 9 am
tram from the Sabino Canyon visitor’s center. We will hike from the end of the tram road to Hutch’s Pool and return and ride the tram back to the visitor’s center. This medium difficulty hike has an elevation gain of 800 ft. Allow 6 hrs and bring a lunch.
|Nov 24||Esperero trail to the Ridge||Sabino Canyon Visitor Center at 8:30 am||This is a 7 mile difficult hike with an elevation gain of 1200 ft. Allow 4 to 4.5 hrs.|
|Dec 1||Romero Pools, Catalina State Park||Meet at 8:30 at the east side of the Home Depot Parking Lot (10855 North Oracle) to caravan into the Park. Or meet at the trailhead at the east end of the main paved road into the park.||Strenuous hike approx 6 miles round trip to pools. Elevation gain of approx 1,000 feet above the state park. Allow 3.5 to 4 hours. Please call Ann 429-4492 with questions.|
|Dec 8||Milagrosa Loop||McDonalds at Catalina Hwy. and Tanque Verde at 8:30 am to caravan to the trailhead.||This is a loop, 6.6 mile hike with an elevation gain of 1000 ft. Allow 4 to 5 hrs. Please call Ann 429-4492 for more info.|
|Dec 15||Ventana Canyon trail to Maiden Pools||Ventana trailhead at Ventana resort on Kolb Road at 8:30 am||This is an approx. 5 mile, medium difficulty hike, with an elevation gain of 1000 ft. Allow 3.5 to 4 hours. Please call Ann 429-4492 for directions.|
|Dec 22||Douglas Spring trail to Garwood Dam loop via new Carillo Trail||Meet at Douglas Springs trailhead at the end of Speedway at 8:30.||Douglas Springs east to new Carillo trail, sw to the steel tank, continuing to Carillo to Garwood Dam; return via Garwood Trail to the Douglas Spring Trail, .2 miles from parking lot. A 7 mile hike with an elevation gain of about 1120 ft. Medium difficulty. With luck there will be some water. Call Ann 429-4492 for directions.|