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 hikes are held on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays

C hikes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, Friday and Saturdays

D hikes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays

See the Hike Ratings page for explanation of the different levels.

December 2018 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


Spring Trip:  DEATH VALLEY, PAHRUMP, NV - February 26 to March 1, 2019

Roger and Carol Sanders are coordinating this year 's Spring Hiking Trip. The trip is a  3-night trip to Death Valley and Pahrump, NV, February 26, 27, 28, 2019 returning Mar. 1.  Hikes will be planned for all 3 levels on February 27 & 28, leaving the hotel first thing each morning.  We will also attempt to plan hikes on our trip to Pahrump, Tuesday, Feb. 26,  and on our return home, Friday, March 1.  For the non-hikers, there are lots of interesting things to see and do.  
If you are interested in going on this trip, please email with your hike level.

At this time we have to cut off accepting any new sign ups for the C/C+ and D hiking groups.  We are limited, especially in Death Valley National Park, on the number of hikers in our groups.

Club requirements for the Spring trip are:  a total of 10 hikes at the level at which you intend to hike from the beginning of the 2018-2019 hiking season (which started September 24, 2018),  but 3 of these 10 hikes must be completed between January 25 and February 25, 2019.

Accommodations:    HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES, 861 South Hwy 160, Pahrump, NV.

Make reservations by calling direct:  775/727-9100, and providing the Pebblecreek Hiking Club code:  PCH.

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


Wayne & Joe 2000 Miles

Watson Lake



2000 Miles

November 5

Photo: Lynn Warren

FINS Trail

FINS Trail

Estrella Park

October 25

Photo:Doug Jamiolkowski

Castle Hot Springs

Castle Hot Springs area

October 24

Photo: Alex Elijew


Sedona Overnight

October 17

Photo: Lynn Warren

Spring Picnic 2017
2017 Spring Picnic

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Meeting This Week
Thursday - December 13 - 7 PM
Tuscany Falls Chianti Room
Agenda      November Minutes

Follow Blue Links to SmugMug photos

December Hikes
Meet at 7:15, Leave at 7:30
Tuesday D: 7:00, 7:15

Monday December 10 - "B"
8 to 9 miles, 1500 feet
Fossil Springs
Strawbeery area

Monday December 10 - "C"
8 miles, 900 feet
Apache Wash / Sidewinder / Ocotillo
Phoenix Sonoran Preserve North

Tuesday December 11 - "D"
4 miles, 300 feet
BCT - Table Mesa TH to River
I-17 Exit 236

Wednesday December 12 - "D+/C"
4.5 to 6.2 miles, 600 to 1080 feet
Fat Man's Pass from the West
South Mountain

Thursday December 13 - "B"
7 miles, 800 feet
Meet 6:15, Leave 6:30

Joshua Tree North
Highway 93

Thursday December 13 - "D"
4 miles, 400 feet
Spur Cross
Cave Creek

Friday December 14 - "B"
9 miles, 1300 Feet

Coffee Pot Loop


Friday December 14 - "B/C"
5.4 to 7.9 miles, 900 to 1600 feet

Brins Mesa Trail

Saturday December 15 -"C"
6.4 miles, 600 feet
Foothills Cairns Loop
SR / PA / RR / GR / UT / PC / JL

Estrella Mtns

Monday December 18 - "C/B"
6 to 8 miles, 1000 to 1600 feet
Mesquite Flats Fork Trail

Monday December 17 - "C"
6.8 miles, 850 feet
Joshua Tree North Monolith
Highway 93

Tuesday December 18 - "D"
4.5 miles, 450 feet
P.A. Seitts Preserve Trail
Cave Creek

Wednesday December 19 - "C+"
7 to 8 miles, 1500 feet
SOB / Skyline Crest / Lost Creek
White Tank Mtns

Thursday December 20 - "B"
10 miles
Rainbow / Toothaker / Gadsden/ Butterfield
Estrella Mtns

Thursday December 20 - "D"
4.2 miles, 400 feet
Yavapai Point
Lake Pleasant

Friday December 21 - "B"
8 to 10 miles, 1200 to 1400 feet
Saddle Mtn Loop

Friday December 21 - "C"
7 miles, 600 feet
Dog Bone East Loop

Saturday December 22 -"C"
7.7 miles, 900 feet
Baseline / Rainbow / Dysart / Toothaker
Estrella Mtn Regional Park

Monday November 24 - "B"
2 miles, 1600 feet
BCT - Big Bug TH North
Off Highway 69

Monday December 24 - "C"
6.1 miles, 1400 feet
Massacre Falls Trail

Tuesday December 25 - "D"
No Hike

Wednesday December 26 - "C+"
7.5 miles, 1250 feet
Estrella Mtn Ranch

Thursday December 27 - "C/B"
4.3 to 4.6 miles, 940 to 1180 feet
Vulture Peak Trail

Thursday December 27 - "D"
3.7 miles, 400 feet
FINS South
Estrella Mtns

Friday December 28 - "B"
9 miles, 1300 Feet
Blue Wash / Camo Creek Meander

Cave Creek

Friday December 28 - "C"
7 miles, 1000 feet - NEW HIKE
Maricopa Trail South from Bronco TH
Seven Springs area

Saturday December 29 -"C"
No Hike

Monday December 31 - "B+"
12.5 miles, 3200 feet
Walking Jim/Big Jim Loop
Hell's Canyon WIlderness

Monday December 31 - "C"
8 miles, 800 feet - NEW HIKE
BLM Trail LP2 & Canyon
Highway 74 MM 14

Additional Information
Y-T-D Mileage Stats Current Season
Download the file
Thru 12/08/18 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.