8:00 AM DEPARTURE from the carpool location.
8:20 AM at the Lost Dog Trail head
After meeting at the Lost Dog Trail head we will drive to the Sunrise Trail head, leaving some cars at the Lost Dog Wash. We will start the hike at the Sunrise Access Area off 145th Street. We'll climb the Sunrise Trail up to the saddle, past the hitching post to the Ringtail Trail and the Lost Dog Trail ending at the Lost Dog Trail head. Bring 2 liters or water, a hat and sturdy hiking shoes or boots.
Trail type: one way
Total distance: ~6 miles
Accumulated Elevation gain: ~1400 feet
Estimated time: ~2 1/2 -3 hours
Facilities- Bathrooms and water at Lost Dog Trail head but not the Sunrise Trail head.
DIRECTIONS TO THE TRAIL HEAD: From Via Linda and 124th St in Scottsdale, head north on 124th until the road ends at a small circle. Enter the preserve by continuing north into the parking lot.