- HALT - WAIT - FREEZE - DISCONTINUE
Hiking Club of AZ is an unofficial,
not for profit
networking group. Each person is participating of their own will, you and you
responsible for your safety and that of your dog(s). Please act accordingly
ensure all outings are safe and fun for everyone. Additionally, neither Jamie
DeBenedetto nor ANY person that has planned, offered, organized or invited others
to join them for an outing assumes any responsibility
for human or dog injury or death, loss of gear, or damage to vehicles at any time
during, or after events.
is voluntary and you do so at your own risk.
Outdoor activities can be dangerous, your participation in an event posted on
Hiking Club of AZ website, Yahoo Group or Facebook page is acknowledgment
that you have read, understand and agree to the above.
outings and updated information about posted
added to this calendar throughout the month.
While functions are rarely cancelled, we highly recommend contacting
the event host directly before attending just to make sure it is
in fact still going as scheduled and none of the posted information has changed.
The CHCoA Event Rating
Scale is located
at the bottom of this page or by clicking on "level" in each hike description.
September 2012 (Updated 8 Sept)
Night Hikes will resume in Oct - Jamie will be leading a 2 to 2.5 hr night hikes somewhere in the North Valley a few nights a month (most likely on Fridays) as long as there is interest. We'll start around sundown with possible earlier starts as temps cool down. If anyone is interested please shoot Jamie an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or post a message on the yahoo or FB pages.
CANCELLED due to illness ------- Saturday
Sept. 22nd - Jamie D. will be leading a day hike
in the Woodchute Wilderness south of Jerome, AZ
Oct & Nov - Jamie
D. will cont. hiking the Black Canyon Trail
section by section.
We currently have less than 15 miles to go until we reach the northern terminus
near Mayer, AZ. More info. on the
BCT can found at http://www.bctaz.com/
Easy - Beginner level, very low fitness ability okay. Denotes day-hikes less than 3 miles per day with very little elevation change or terrain difficulty (primarily flat terrain on an easy walking surface).
Easy + - Beginner level, low fitness ability okay. Denotes hikes less than 5 miles per day with very little elevation change or terrain difficulty.
Moderate - Novice level, some fitness ability needed. Denotes hikes less than 8 miles per day with some increase in elevation and/or terrain difficulty (some up and down and more challenging walking surface) and/or weather conditions.
Moderate + - Novice level, high fitness ability needed. Denotes hikes less than 13 miles per day with a definite increase in elevation and/or terrain difficulty and/or weather conditions.
Advanced - Suitable for those with advanced skills and a strong level of fitness. Usually denotes hikes over 13 miles per day with increased terrain difficulty, elevation change and/or intense weather conditions.
Whoa Nellie! - This level is reserved for experienced and well conditioned hikers only. Treks in this category are either long (over 16 miles in a single day) and/or have extreme terrain and elevation challenges along with possible adverse weather conditions.
**Please Note: The rating scale is only a "general" guide as to the level of the event given from the perspective of the person who organized the function. It is based on the info. they have gathered or their personal experience with the area. This person assumes no responsibility for changes or inaccurate info. Hiking can be a dangerous activity, please read the club's disclaimer located at the top of this page before joining us for an event. If you have questions about the difficulty of a function please contact the person who planned the event directly before you attend.