Sophie's Flat - Wickenburg, Arizona - Fellowship Adventures Hike

  • November 9, 2013 · 9:00 AM

Starts:
Nov 09
9:00 am

Ends:
Nov 09
1:00 pm
Event Description:

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Where

Sophie's Flat is just outside Wickenburg, only a 1.5 hour drive from Calvary. Come enjoy some of the area's pristine desert while you fellowship with Fellowship Adventures. We hope you will join us!
When

Groups will start hiking at 9:00 AM and everyone should be done by 1:00 PM. Please plan to be at the registration tables by 8:30 AM to you can be assigned to your group so we can start hiking on time.
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Head north on I-17 to exit 223B and head west on AZ-74 towards Wickenburg. After 31 miles, trun right on US-60 and go 9.5 miles to El Recreo Dr. (Dunkin Donuts on right). Turn right on El Recreo Dr., which becomes Constellation Rd. Go 3 miles and turn left on W Blue Tank Rd. The staging area will be on the right in 1.5 miles. Note that Constellation Rd. and W Blue Tank Rd. are unpaved but well graded. Look for Fellowship Adventures signs.

To get directions from Calvary Community Church, click here.
Carpooling

Although there is lots of parking, we encourage carpooling. You can sign up for carpooling during the registration process. For details on carpooling, see the Carpooling section of the "Things to Know" page.

Carpools will meet at Calvary central campus (west side by the mailboxes), with the last carpool leaving at 7:00 AM. Carpool riders should prepare to cover driver’s expenses (gas and any other expenses incurred in transporting passengers to the event).
Cost

Park entrance fee: None
Hiking

This hike will include 4 levels of hiking. (Geckos, please read the special note below.) You will sign up for a level when registering. The levels are listed below, or see levels of difficulty for more details. Remember to bring lots of water. Although the weather is cooler and more refreshing, you will still need to stay hydrated.

Roadrunners – For the serious, go-fast hiker who desires the challenge of speed and distance (7 to 10 miles) and prefers to race past the sagebrush rather than smell it!

Coyotes – For the recreational hiker who desires energetic physical activity (4 to 7 miles) and the opportunity to stop and smell the sagebrush.

Prairie Dogs – For the casual hiker and families who want to get some exercise (about 3 miles) but stop to enjoy the view and rest as they hike.

Geckos – For the person or family new to hiking or just coming back from a long time away. Hikes are approximately 2 miles in length of relatively flat terrain.
Children

Children are more than welcome to join this event, but please read the Children section of the "Things to Know" page before you come.

Roadrunners - minimum age of 15*, if experienced

Coyotes - minimum age of 10*, if experienced

Prairie Dogs & Geckos - minimum age of 6*, unless you are going to carry them if needed

* If you are bringing a child under the age of 18 for whom you are not the parent or legal guardian, a Medical Waiver/Consent Form must be completed, signed by a parent or legal guardian and presented at the check-in prior to the event.
Pets

Dogs are welcome on all except the Roadrunner hike. Remember to consider the elevation before bringing Fido and please read the Pets section of the "Things to Know" page.
Other Fellowship Opportunities

One way to connect with other Fellowship Adventures participants is through the Fellowship Adventures Facebook page.

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