Bear Mountain hike - Sedona

  • January 28, 2012 · 7:00 AM


Sat, Jan 28
Leader:  Don Mantell  

 Length:  4.8 miles R/T 

Rating:  Moderate

Please sign up on the waiting list if you would like to attend - then RSVP BY PHONE with the hike leader within 3 days.  He will then move you into the "I'm going" category. (If, after 3 days you have still not phoned the hike leader, you will be dropped from the list)              

Elev. Change:  1700’

If you are not current on your $15 annual membership the Club hike fee is $5.00.

Please remember CA$H for carpooling/Red Rock Pass & lunch after the hike.

MEET: S/W corner of I-17 and Bell Road early Saturday (phone hike leader for details)

Located in the Red Rock-Secret Wilderness, Bear Mountain is quite prominent with a summit of 6,453'.  The Bear Mountain Trail climbs up the south slope of the mountain ascending four plateaus.  It features awesome constantly unfolding views of Doe Mountain, Boynton Canyon,
Red Canyon and, at its summit, the San Francisco Peaks. On the climb up you will pass by red rock pillars, eroding sandstone cliffs, caves and small arches.  Be prepared for a bit of a workout here since there are some steep sections.  A Red Rock pass may be required for parking at the trailhead.  Plan on wearing sturdy shoes and bringing at least three liters of water. This hike, my personal favorite, is listed as one of the top ten hikes in Sedona. 

A stop at a local watering hole after the hike is a distinct probability  - schedule accordingly.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    This was an awesome hike! The scenery was gorgeous! Met a lot of new people too which also made it fun!! See some of you next weekend for the big Supes Loop!

    January 29, 2012

  • Deb (.

    The hike was well organized and the scenery was awesome! The trail was steep and rugged but worth the effort. I'd hike it again in a heartbeat.

    January 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    What a beautiful hike. Thanks for sharing this wonderful place with us Don.

    January 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great workout and beautiful scenery

    January 28, 2012

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