Abineau Canyon / Bear Jaw Loop - Fall Color

RSVPs open Thursday September 27th.

Abineau / Bear Jaw Loop, a scenic loop hike on the north side of the San Francisco Peaks. The trail passes through large Aspen forests, if luck is on our side they may even have some fall colors.

Sun Oct 7th

7:00AM
Bell Road & I17~ Frys M&I Parking lot.

10:15AM for those meeting at the trail head
We will be going north on Hwy 180 to the second FR151 turn off (past the Nordic Center) then follow FR418 (to the left) to the trail head.

Abineau Bear Jaw loop Distance Round Trip ~7 miles. For stronger hikers, the loop has some steep parts and is at significant elevation.

Trail head Elevation: 8510 feet
Elevation Gain: 1960 feet
Accumulated Gain: 2115 feet
Avg Time Round Trip: 4-5 hours .
Hike details:
http://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=351

This hike was featured in Phoenix Magazines Fall Hiking Guide.
http://www.phoenixmag.com/travel/great-escapes/201110/fall-hiking-guide--flagstaff/


You are responsible for your own safety!
This includes proper rain gear, warm clothes, snacks, food and water ( min. 3 liters).

Altitude Sickness:
Symptoms can include headache, nausea, fatigue, shortness of breath. Altitude sickness can effect anyone. If you have these systems, notify a trip leader.

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  • Libby

    Great hike and amazing fall colors. Really enjoyed the beautiful day and meet some very nice people. Thanks again Mike for driving and Nate for hosting

    October 8, 2012

  • Michael

    Great hike. The timing was perfect for the fall colors.

    October 8, 2012

  • Melinda

    Sorry everyone had every intention of being on the hike but I did not trust my car on the Fire Roads.

    October 7, 2012

  • Christa J

    I apologize for the late notice. I will not be able to attend today. Enjoy the beautiful weather and colors.

    October 7, 2012

  • Libby

    I will meet at the car pool location and will pitch in for gas if I can ride with someone. Thanks

    October 4, 2012

    • Mike

      Your good to go Libby, I get bored with Clyde's story's of Chupacabras

      October 4, 2012

    • Libby

      Thanks Mike...

      October 5, 2012

  • Bella C.

    just got my acceptance email...I'd like to carpool with someone...does anyone have space available? If not, I'll follow or meet at trailhead.

    October 5, 2012

    • steven

      I also need a ride, Neil or no Neil. I will be at the Fry's on Bell and I17 at 7:00am Sunday

      October 5, 2012

  • Mike

    Carolyn I do have space left but you'll have to listen to Neil

    October 4, 2012

    • Carolyn

      LOL!! Thanks Mike....I think I can handle it:))

      October 4, 2012

  • Carolyn

    Mike do you have any space left?

    October 4, 2012

  • Neal

    Thank you Mike.

    October 4, 2012

  • Mike

    Neal, don't you get enough exercise pushing you luck?
    Your in

    October 4, 2012

  • Neal

    Mike is there any room for me?

    October 4, 2012

  • Mike

    What about you Neal?

    October 4, 2012

  • Carolyn

    I'll meet at the carpool location

    October 4, 2012

  • Mike

    Okay Clyde I will meet at the carpool can carry 3 more

    October 4, 2012

  • Mike

    Hey Clyde I can carry more people I guess that include you

    October 4, 2012

    • CLYDE

      Thanks Mike, I'm riding with someone else so will probably meet at the TH.

      October 4, 2012

  • Michael

    We will also meet at the trail head

    October 4, 2012

  • Christa J

    I am bringing my dog, also extremely friendly. Shelley H and her guests and I are driving up to meet at the trail head. Atleast one of her friends will be bringing a well-socialized dog as well.

    October 3, 2012

  • NateB

    Then just bring the dogs! :-)

    October 2, 2012

  • Michael

    My guest(s) might bring dogs. They're very friendly -- I mean the dogs, not the guests

    October 1, 2012

  • Mick

    Plan to be at I17/Bell after work..

    September 28, 2012

  • leticia

    I would like to go & meet at gas station however it not lettting me rsvp. I will try again later.

    September 9, 2012

    • Michael

      Hi Leticia, RSVPs open September 27th.

      September 11, 2012

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