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GC Training #8: Mt Ord

  • Apr 28, 2013 · 8:30 AM

Hi all,

This Sunday, I'm leading another tough hike to train for the Canyon.  The destination is Mt. Ord between here and Payson.  This is a difficult hike.  RT distance measures 15 miles, elevation gain of nearly 4000 ft.  We'll be hiking to the top of Mt. Ord via the old fire road. Please plan to be out there most of the day.

It's going to be warm on Sunday, so bring plenty of water and sun protection.

Time and Place:
Sunday 4/28: 8:30 am, Target parking lot on Shea, 1/2 mile west of SR87

Bring:
3.5L water per person
Picnic lunch, trail snacks
light windbreaker for the summit
plenty of sunblock

Dogs are OK on this trail, but it is rough terrain and long distance.

Hope you can make it.

Charles

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  • Lori

    Thanks for another great hike Charles!!

    1 · April 29, 2013

  • David & L.

    Great views and wonderful people. So good to see/chat with everybody. Thanks for hosting, Charles.

    1 · April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks fir the hike and great workout Charles! Was fun seeing everyone! :)

    1 · April 29, 2013

  • Jenny

    Super bummed to cancel - I strained my back last week & have been trying to nurse it so I could do this hike, but think it's probably still too tight this morning to do such a challenging up-hill. Have a great time out today - -

    April 28, 2013

  • Mike

    Logistics,[masked]

    April 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My leg is in worse shape than I thought, so I have to cancel. Cam and I are going to do an easier hike in town. Thanks for organizing, Charles!

    April 26, 2013

  • Kurt

    Wish I could go, but I have family coming to town Sunday from WI, which only happens about once every 4 to 5 years, so I will have to pass :( I remember doing this one last year and it was freezing at the top, with ice chunks being blown off the tower by the wind!! Hopefully you guys will have better weather this year!!

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Del

    I would but I'm hiking in the Canyon this week-end. Have a great hike!

    April 24, 2013

  • Sara

    I wish I could make it!

    April 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hiking Sedona this weekend

    April 24, 2013

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