Welcome to the 2018-2019 Hike Season

The PebbleCreek Hiking Club has been established to provide PebbleCreek residents with the opportunity to enjoy recreational hiking in an organized, safe and social environment.

B hike season schedules are: Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays

C hike season schedules are: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

D hikes are held on: Tuesdays and Thursdays for the season

April-May 2019 Hike Descriptions

Monday "B"
Thursday "B"
Friday "B"
Monday "C"
Wedn. "C"
Friday "C"
Saturday "C"
Tuesday "D"
Thursday "D"

Membership dues are now $10.00 per member. Each member must submit a new registration form along with their dues payment. This is an annual requirement. Checks should be made payable to: PCHC.   Dues may be paid at the club's monthly meetings.  They also may be sent to:  Dennis Zigmunt, PCHC Treasurer, 16074 W. Roanoke Ave., Goodyear, AZ 85395

Completion of a walk and an orientation hike are required prior to becoming members.  See Introductory Hikes for more information.  Once completed, new members need to submit their registration form and dues.  For more information on the club's membership requirements, please contact Dana Thomas, PCHC President, at 907-590-4425

Fall Hiking Trip - Sedona - November 12-14

In order to qualify for the trip you must have had 10 hikes between September 2018 and November 11, 2019 and 3 hikes within 30 days of the trip. The number of participants will be limited to 40 hikers (10 D hikers, 10 C hikers, 10 C+ hikers and 10 B hikers).

If you are interested in the trip please respond to Pam Marshall at with the following information:
1. Your name
2. Your email
3. Level you would like to hike (D, C, C+ or B)
4. Group Hotel or Other Accommodations - If you would consider staying with the group in the hotel we select, or if you prefer to get your own hotel and/or timeshare. This will help us negotiate with hotel we select.
5. If you would consider volunteering to be hike coordinator and/or leader.

For those who have already responded to Pam, you are "in" and no longer on the wait list. We are currently at 45 members for the trip (5 more than originally planned). Anyone who responds from this point forward will be put on the wait list. As members' plans change (we expect there will be drop outs), we will contact the people in the order of response. (April 18 update)

If you still wish to be put on the wait list, please email Pam Marshall above.

Linda Schmillen 
Pam Marshall


Awards Patches 

Patches Awards patches for achievement of hundreds of hikes or thousands of miles are available for purchase by ordering them at Hiking Club meetings. If you can’t attend a meeting and want to order a patch, contact Dennis Zigmunt, 623-237-1077, or

Please choose one of the top two patches, either Boots or Club Logo design, and Large (3 1/2”), or Small (2 3/4”) size. Call or email Dennis with your selection. If you want one of the other patches, call Dennis to discuss.

Orders will be placed for embroidery after the meeting, and should be available in a week or two. Payment to be made on pick up of the patches.


Registration, Waiver, Documents

Please visit the Documents page for Club registration and waiver forms, our Standard Operating Procedures, and numerous other informative documments.

Recently Revised Documents

Standard Operating Procedures Revised Feb. 2019   Word (.docx) Adobe (.pdf)
Master Medical Kits  Revised Dec. 2018   Word (.docx) Adobe (.pdf)
Mandatory Items for Hiking  Revised Dec. 2018   Word (.doc) Adobe (.pdf)


Death Valley

Death Valley

Golden Canyon


February 26

March 1

Photo:Lynn Warren

Sonoran Snow

Hikers Find Snow at Windgate Pass

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve

February 25

Photo: :Lynn Warren


Skyline Park

Chuckwalla Trail

February 20

Photo:Lynn Warren

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The PebbleCreek Hiking Club is a PCHOA approved organization

Upcoming Events

Next Meeting
Thursday - September 19 - 7 PM
Usually in the Tuscany Falls Ballroom

Follow Blue Links to SmugMug photos

April/May Hikes
Meet at 6:30, Leave at 6:45

Saturday April 20 - "C"
7.9 miles, 1000 feet
Cairn Canyon Loop
Estrella Foothills Park

Monday April 22 - "C+"
7 miles, 1600 feet
Elephant Mountain
Spur Cross, Cave Creek

Monday April 22 - "C"
7 miles, 800 feet
Dragonfly / Metate Loop
Spur Cross, Cave Creek

Tuesday April 23 - "D"
4.5 miles, 350 feet
Death Wish / Bird / Madd Bird /
Highways & Byways Minors /
Roller Coaster / Turtle Rock loop

Dog Bone Wilderness

Wednesday April 24 - "C"
7 miles, 710 feet
Queen Anne's Revenge loop
SR / PA / QAR / GR / SU / JL / SR

Estrella Mountains

Thursday April 25 - "B"
Meet 4:45, Leave 5:00
Bill Halte 20 Mile Challenge
White Tank Park

Thursday April 25 - "D"
4 miles, 500 feet
Ford Canyon
Whiter Tank Park

Friday April 26 - "B"
7.6 miles, 1900 feet
Holbert / National / Kiwanis /
Los Lomitas / Box Canyon

South Mountain

Friday April 26 - "C+"
7 miles, 1300 feet
Siphon Draw
Lost Dutchman, Superstitions

Saturday April 27 - "C"
7 miles, 800 feet
Competitive Track Tech Loop
Estrella Mtns

Monday April 29 - "C/B"
8-9.5 miles, 900-1200 feet
Chuckwagon / Mescal Mountain

Monday April 29 - "C/B"
7-9.5 miles, 800-1300 feet
Chuckwagon / Devil's Bridge

Tuesday April 30 - "D"
4.5 miles, 600 feet
Fat Man's Pass from the west
South Mountain

Wednesday May 1 - "C"
87 miles, 500 feet
Hawknest / Divide / High Desert / Renegade / Coyote Canyon / Dove / Barb / 136th Express
McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Thursday May 2 - "B"
15 miles, 1000 feet
Pederson Long Loop
Estrella Mountains

Thursday May 2 - "D"
4.1 miles, 400 feet
Rainbow / Baseline / Quail loop
Estrella Regional Park

Friday May 3 - "B-"
6 miles, 500 feet
Dinosaur Wash / Box Canyon

Friday May 3 - "C"
7.3 miles, 550 feet
Library to Waterfall Trail
White Tank Park

Additional Information
Y-T-D Mileage Stats Current Season
Download the file
Thru 3/16/2019 Thanks to Diana Bedwell
Final Mileage Stats 2017-2018 Season
Download the file

Club Meeting Minutes
Introductory Hikes
Frequently Asked Questions
Hike Ratings
2018-2019 Group Photos
2017-2018 Group Photos
2016-2017 Group Photos
2015-2016 Group Photos
2014-2015 Group Photos
2013-2014 Group Photos
2012-2013 Group Photos
2011-2012 Group Photos
2010-2011 Group Photos
Club Officers, and
Hike Co-Ordinators
Additional Club Documents
Items needed for Orientation
(Downloads a PDF file)
Related Web Site Links

Hike Location Photos

The Club maintains an extensive photo collection of previous hikes at SmugMug, where you can check out all the Photo Galleries. (Password required, ask an officer)

The Monthly Hike Descriptions and the calendar listings often have a link to photos of that location.