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

January 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


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 An 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.

Recently Revised Documents - December 2018

Master Medical Kits  (Revised December 2018) Word (.docx) Adobe (.pdf)
Mandatory Items for Hiking  (Revised December 2018) Word (.doc) Adobe (.pdf)


Dog Bone

Dog Bone West


December 5

Photo: Lynn Warren

Garfias Wash

Garfias Wash

Hells Canyon Wilderness

November 26

Photo:Lynn Warren

Palm Springs

Palm Springs Overnight Hikes

November 2018

Photo: Lynn Warren

Doug Jamiolkowski

Doug Jamiolkowski

Hikes 4,000 Miles

November 13

Photo: Gloria Foo

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The PebbleCreek Hiking Club is a PCHOA approved organization

Upcoming Events

Next Meeting
Thursday - January 17 - 7 PM
Tuscany Falls Ballroom
Agenda      December Minutes

Follow Blue Links to SmugMug photos

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

Monday January 14 - "B"
12.4 miles, 3180 feet
Meeet 6:15, Leave 6:30

Skull Mesa
Spur Cross Rec area, Cave Creek

Monday January 14 - "C+"
7 miles, 1400 feet
Meeet 6:15, Leave 6:30

Sunrise Trail
McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Tuesday January 15 - "D"
4 to 4.5 miles, 400 feet
Walking Jim Trail
Hell's Canyon Wilderness

Wednesday January 16 - "C"
7.3 miles, 1000 feet
Spur Cross Loop
Spur Cross Rec area, Cave Creek

Thursday January 17 - "B+"
6 miles, 1500 feet
Saddle Mountain Summit

Thursday January 17 - "D"
3.8 miles, 500 feet
Yavapai Trail
Lake Pleasant

Friday January 18 - "B"
10.8 miles, 1500 feet
Go John / Quartz / Overton / Slate
Cave Creek Regional Park

Friday January 18 - "C+"
6 miles, 1100 feet
Saddle Mtn View

Saturday January 19 -"C"
6.5 miles, 750 feet
Quail / Rainbow / Dusart / Toothaker
Estrella Mtn Regional Park

Monday January 21 - "C/B"
6 to 8 miles, 1000 to 1600 feet
Mesquite Flats Fork Trail

Monday January 21 - "C+"
7 miles, 1240 feet
IQ Arch / Helmet Rock
Goldfield Mtns #7

Tuesday January 22 - "D"
5 miles, 300 feet
Brethren South
Estrella Foothills Park

Wednesday January 23 - "C"
6 miles, 500 feet
Chalky Spring / Slot Canyon
Lake Pleasant area

Thursday January 24 - "B"
10.6 miles, 2100 feet
Marcus Landslide / East End /
Tom's Thumb

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Thursday January 24 - "D"
4.2 miles, 400 feet
Phoenix Sonoran
Phoenix Sonoram Preserve

Friday January 25 - "B"
7+ miles, 1000+ feet
Saddle Mtn Adventure

Friday January 25 - "C/C+"
7.5 to 9 miles, 1000 to 1600 feet
SOB / Old Road / Javalina / Tortuga

Saturday January 26 -"C"
6 miles, 1200 feet
Quart Mine / Lost / Creek / Tortuga / Old Road / Lost Creek / Turnbuckle
Skyline Regional Park

Monday January 28 - "B"
9 miles, 1800 feet
Wild Burro / Javalina / Alamo Springs
Tortolita Mtn Park, Tucson

Monday January 28 - "C+"
7 miles, 1100 feet
Ford Canyon to the dam
White Tank Mountains

Tuesday January 29 - "D+"
5.6 miles, 500 feet
Brown Mountain
McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Wednesday January 30 - "C+"
5.8 miles, 800 feet
Twin Peaks & Dana's Arch

Thursday January 31 - "B"
10 miles, 1600 feet
Elephant Mountain loop
Spur Cross Rec area, Cave Creek

Thursday January 31 - "D"
4.5 miles, 500 feet
Turnbuckle Trail
Lake Pleasant

Additional Information
Y-T-D Mileage Stats Current Season
Download the file
Thru 1/12/2019 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.