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

  • Mar 27, 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! Bring
WATER! We leave the parking lot at 5:30pm and occasionally return by 7:00pm.
Dreamy Draw Trails
WHAT TO BRING :
WATER (1-20 liters),
HEADLAMP or FLASHLIGHT; although it's light when we begin, you'll be abandoned in the dark by the end of the hike.
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)
cool
REMINDER! Begin to
HYDRATE at least an hour
BEFORE the hike and bring
WATER to maintain hydration during the hike.
RECOVER after 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. Please call if you're going to be a no-show or are running late. Jim -[masked]

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  • A former member
    A former member

    How do you bring 20 liters of water?

    March 27, 2013

    • Jim

      Kris, I think I saw your car still in the lot when we got back at 7. Hope you had found the other group that left at six or enjoyed a hike on your own.

      March 28, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hello smarty pants Jim! Karma intervened (thank God!) right away by a telephone call. When I got off my call y'all were way ahead. Like I said..thank God as God looks out for me when I don't .. :). Yes, I waited for the other group and i barely made it thru that group. (pant pant)

      1 · April 4, 2013

  • Tiffany T.

    I was there I guess it was the loop...

    March 27, 2013

    • Jim

      Tiffany, sorry we missed you. We waited until 5:37 to leave but didn't see you. Look for the group next time

      March 28, 2013

  • Jim

    Thanks to all that participated. Fun times, good sweaty workout and I think we're going to really miss these temperatures in couple of months.

    1 · March 28, 2013

  • Curt

    great workout as usual !!> Thanks Jim & Colleen

    March 28, 2013

  • Paul G

    March 27, 2013

  • Gladys

    Great hike guys!! This is what my Garmin says we did:
    http://connect.garmin.com/activity/289721850

    Distance: 3.93 mi
    Time: 1:16:27
    Elevation Gain: 891 ft
    Avg Moving Pace: 16:41 min/mi

    March 27, 2013

  • Kurt

    Looking forward to this!

    March 26, 2013

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