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AMC Birthday Party and Climb

  • Mar 30, 2013 · 8:00 AM


Join The Birthday Bash!! 

Celebrate AMC's 49th Anniversary at Pinnacle Peak(Cactus Flower Area) 

Saturday, March 30, 2013 

WHERE:   Pinnacle Peak - Cactus Flower Area & Greasewood Flats

                 (Meeting and carpooling from Greasewood Flats @ 8:00am)


WHY:      Celebrating the 49th Anniversary of the AMC


WHAT TO BRING:    Climbing Gear (helmets required), sunscreen, food and plenty of water


WHO:    AMC Members and their guests. The Park has size limits to their activities but we should be able to accommodate 25 to 30 people.

Meeting Location:

8:00am  Greasewood Flats Parking Lot 

Directions to Greasewood Flat:


From any where in the Valley take the 101 to Exit #36 Pima Rd./Princess Dr.

Go north on Pima Rd. until you reach Happy Valley Rd.

Turn right on Happy Valley Rd…. 2 miles to the stop sign at Alma School Parkway.

Turn left on Alma School Parkway…. 1.5 miles Greasewood is on your right hand side.

Follow the dirt road down to the bunkhouse guess what, you found it


Check in, sign waivers, coordinate carpools...on the road by 8:15am

Hike Information:

The approach to Cactus Flower will take approximately 20 minutes and is an easy trail hike.  We will need folks to help carry ropes.  

Climbs – We’ll set up about 20 top rope climbs

5.6 – 3 climbs

5.7 – 5 climbs

5.9 – 6 climbs

5.10 – 6 climbs

There will be plenty to work your hearts out on!

Departure Time:

Our current plan is to start breaking climbs down around 2 to 3pm.  

What to bring:

Helmet, harness, climbing shoes, food, water,and all your normal day hiking stuff.  Sunscreen and extra water is a must. 


Note - helmets are required to climb – if you don’t have one, let us know and we’ll bring one for you.


Be prepared for anything – hot, dry, wet, or windy.  If it looks like rain is possible, bring a rain shell. 

Greasewood Flats

Please plan to join in a continuation of the festivities after the climb at Greasewood Flats. Cake will be provided and you can purchase food. 


Please let one of us know if your plans have changed. The easiest way is to use the RSVP feature on the MeetUp site and change your status to “not attending”.


Outing Leader – Erik Filsinger with Kim McClintic


Climbing is a personal choice and requires personal responsibility. Climbing and associated activities are dangerous and can result in injury and/or death. Climbing exposes you to risks. Risks are not eliminated by training, or skill. By your participation in any AMC activity or event, you accept and assume any and all risks, including those created by negligence, connected to such activity or event.

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  • Ron A.

    Great time, great climbing & great friends!

    2 · March 31, 2013

  • CLimbPHX

    Fun for the whole family!

    1 · March 31, 2013

  • Dorothea

    Really fun day!! Happy Birthday AMC!!

    2 · March 30, 2013

  • Liz

    Will be a bit late.

    March 30, 2013

  • Gavin S.

    Still laid up! Run Forrest, run!

    1 · March 28, 2013

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