Dreamy Draw FITNESS HIKE @ 5:30pm - 7:00PM

  • June 12, 2013 · 5:30 PM
  • Dreamy Draw Recreation Area

Dreamy Draw FITNESS HIKE @ 5:30pm

Start Time: 5:30pm Return Time: 7:00pm (or later)

Trail: Random

Length: Undetermined

Elevation: Varies

Trail Type: Multi-use (hikers, horses, cyclists, dogs, coyotes, rattlesnakes, plodders, homeless, movers, shakers, groovers, butchers, bakers, candlestick makers, the undead, and even vegetarians)

Difficulty: MODERATE to MODERATELY-DIFFICULT to OMG I DIDN'T SIGN UP FOR THIS FITNESS HIKE for those interested in exploring the STEEPER GRADES of the Dreamy Draw Recreation Area at a BRISK PACE. Assess your abilities accordingly! BringWATER! We leave the parking lot at 5:30pm and occasionally return by 7:00pm. Dreamy Draw Trails

WHAT TO BRINGWATER (1-20 liters),

MEETING LOCATION: The Dreamy Draw Recreation Area is located at the END of Northern, just East of SR-51, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Earth, Milky Way, Universe. If you are coming either North or South on SR-51, exit at Northern. Northern heading east dumps into the Dreamy Draw Recreation Area. Follow the road into the recreation area to the parking lot until you can go no further without running over hikers or other multi-use types....see Trail Type (above). There is but one entry road with no deviation so you'll have to sneak out by driving in reverse without any lights on. (MapQuest shows a service road that is not accessible to the public... so avoid being public... or don't use MapQuest) There are trailheads going every which way from the parking lot... so just look for a clump of people...or hikers. A large paved parking lot, drinking water and restrooms are available.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Go to the Meeting Location (above) coolREMINDER! Begin to HYDRATE at least an hour BEFORE the hike and bring WATER to maintain hydration during the hike. RECOVERafter the hike with beverages containing alcohol such as BEER. Always use a designated driver after consuming alcohol. We will wait up to 5 minutes for those that RSVP Yes... and possibly a bit longer if you call and say you will be late.

 

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  • Martin O.

    I am getting confuse, which isn't hard for me to do. I don't know if I signed up for 2 different hikes or what. So am going tonight on Thrusday on the hike at Desert Vista Trail

    June 13, 2013

  • Mike

    Hey, Evan: you can say 113 degrees without fainting.

    June 12, 2013

    • Evan A.

      Almost got to. Turned out it was only 43º when we set out.

      June 12, 2013

    • Mike

      Sounds like you have (hyponatremia)

      June 13, 2013

  • Jim

    We hiked Na Pali coast today instead. Scenery about the same

    June 12, 2013

  • Evan A.

    I good hike was had by all, and by "all" I mean "both".

    June 12, 2013

  • Evan A.

    Martin: To answer your question about pace, the Fitness hikes tend to move @ 15 min./mile give or take. As a rule of thumb, this hike involves a good deal of hiking at an incline. There are a multitude of hikes available at all fitness levels in 3H so I'm certain you'll be welcome. You may decide to wait 30 min. and join the 6 pm 3H hike that meets in the same parking lot. Judging from your dedication, I would guess it won't be long before we'll see you on the fitness hikes, whether that is this evening or one in the near future.

    June 12, 2013

  • Carol D.

    sorry rsvp's in error, we are back in Canada now, we'll be sure to sign up when we are down again in the fall bye for now

    June 11, 2013

  • Colleen The F.

    We will be in Kauai this Wed ..... so see you next week :)

    June 6, 2013

  • Jim

    Out of town this week. Have fun!

    May 28, 2013

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