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Sycamore Rim Trail with optional camping - 'Not going' RSVP's are unnecessary!

  • Sep 14, 2013 · 7:00 AM

SYCAMORE RIM TRAIL Day Hike & Optional Car Camp - Near Williams   

Saturday - Sunday, September 14-15

Leader:  Phil Newell  ([masked])  Phone: [masked] 

Length:  11 miles

Rating:  Easy

 RSVP • via text •   by  Sept 9th    

Elev change: +/- 1,100’

MEET in Denny’s parking lot, SE corner of 1-17 & Bell, 7:00 AM

The Sycamore Rim Trail is an 11 mile loop that runs along the rim of Sycamore Canyon.  The trail is mostly flat with one little “bump” at the beginning. The trail is well maintained and will take us through nicely forested areas, past ponds of Lilly Pads, old cabins, clear streams and steep walled canyons.  We may even see a rock climber or two.  This is a really pretty hike with great photo opportunities.  We will be leaving the valley Saturday morning and heading to the trailhead. 

Post hike: there is an optional car camp for those who are in no hurry to head back to 100+ degrees.  We will be camping in the forest, enjoying the cool temps in the pines.  Sycamore Canyon is located in the Kaibab National Forest south of Williams AZ.

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  • kurt

    Phil led a terrific hike! The weather was exemplary and the camping was second-to-none - we got in a little 4x4 mud-boggin' Whoo - Hooo

    Thanks Phil!!

    September 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    A beautiful hike with lots of water crossing, deep canyon views and shaded forests. I'd rate it more moderate. Great day. Thank you Phil for organizing.

    September 15, 2013

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  • kurt
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  • A former member
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