If you are interested in hiking and exploring the Tucson area mountains and Sonoran desert this is the group for you. In addition to hiking we will also take the time to enjoy the natural beauty of the flora an fauna as well as the culture and history of the area.
This group will be for all skill levels but will focus on hikes in the 4-8 mile range with shorter hikes occasionally being offered. Elevation gain will be mostly 400-1200'.
Restrictions: • Group members only, no guests • No dogs • No firearms • No tobacco • Cell Phones: SILENT during hike
RSVP etiquette: • Sign up ONLY if you are certain you will attend • If you need to cancel, do so BEFORE the deadline • If you change your mind take yourself off the Going or Wait list • Please don't be a "no-show" • As always - Hike at Your Own Risk
Our group features hikes of variable length & ability. Beginner hikes range from 2 to 4 miles, while advanced hikes may be up to 16 miles and may feature bush-wacking & rock scrambling. Beginner and moderate hikes usually are a mixed group between athletic pace and slow or moderate pace. Having fun talking, taking pictures, and admiring the beautiful Sonoran desert is all part of the package deal. Many factors determine the difficulty of a hike: mileage, terrain, elevation and pace. The hike rating scale that we have adopted is: