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Camelback Mountain - Cholla Trail (Phoenix)

Description: Join Wandering Souls for a nice, winding hike with great views of Scottsdale and Phoenix. The first 1.2 miles are trail hiking. However, once you reach "the saddle" the hike becomes more intense and predominantly scrambling for the final 1/3 mile. This is one of the most popular treks in Arizona. Join us after for brunch/lunch at Randy's Restaurant. They have been in business since 1981.

Difficulty: Moderate

Total Distance 3.4 miles

Start Elevation: 1400 ft

Elevation Gain: 1300 ft

Water to Bring: 1 liter

Drive Time: We will want to carpool from the restaurant to the Cholla Trailhead. From the restaurant to the trail is about 10-15 min

Estimated Return Time: Noon

Minimum Attendees Required: 3

Special Instructions: Bring cash as Randy's Restaurant does not accept credit cards!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The hike was great, the company was great, Randy's food was great. Thanks Joyce for a lovely day!

    1 · February 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I thought the hike was great! The ascent was challenging, the views were tremendous, and the company was very enjoyable.

    1 · February 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I won't be able to attend tomorrow. Hopefully next time.

    February 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    So sorry to miss this hike. My son is sick.

    February 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hate to miss it. Will see you at Fat Man's Pass! Have a great hike!

    February 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    So meet at Randy's at 8:00 a.m.

    February 1, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Yes LouAnne. See you at Randy's at 8:00am then we will carpool to the trailhead!

      February 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi all! If anyone has ?'s early morning you can text or call[masked]-3298. I hiked Camelback this morning and parking 3 cars could be an issue but we'll just have patience and it will be fun!

    February 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    You're meeting a business that has "ice cream" in the title? Is that allowed? Have a great hike. I hate I'll miss it.

    January 24, 2014

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