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Welcome

Welcome to the PebbleCreek Hiking Club

Welcome to the PebbleCreek Hiking Club

Welcome to the PebbleCreek Hiking ClubWelcome to the PebbleCreek Hiking ClubWelcome to the PebbleCreek Hiking Club

Come hike with us

PebbleCreek Hiking Club

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. Safety is a key concern. Hikers are accompanied by a leader and sweep carrying an emergency spot locator, medical kit and walkie talkies.   The regular hiking season is Sept. to the first week of May. Through the summer, there are exploratory hikes held Mondays and Thursdays.

A hikes (over 12 miles) are held on Mondays.

B hikes  (8-12 miles) are held  Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

C hikes (6-8+ miles) are held  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

D hikes (up to 5 miles) are held Tuesdays & Thursdays.


For PROSPECTIVE members
Prospective members must walk around Robson Circle twice and complete an Intro hike. Once completed, new members need to submit their registration form and dues.   

Announcements

Monthly Meeting

There will be no further Hiking Club Meetings this season due to the cancellation of all activities by Robson. See you in September.


MEMBERSHIP for the 2019/2020 Year

Membership dues are $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


Patches and Pins

If you would like to order an Awards patch for the number of hikes or miles achieved, click on the Patches and Pins above. If you would like to order a Pebblecreek Hiking Club Nametag, click on the Patches and Pins above.


Suggested Hikes for individual exercise.

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All Club sponsored hikes have been cancelled.  You may form your own hiking group. Use social distancing and drive your own vehicle. Some hikes for you to consider are shown below.

1. Please do not hike if you are sick or not feeling well.  You will avoid infecting others and your body needs rest to get well.


LEAVE PEBBLECREEK AT suggested times in your own car and drive to the trailhead. You may, by chance, meet other PC hikers at the trailhead. No one meets at EN. 

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MONDAY - April 7 

7:30 departure

Safeway to Lakes - Exploratory hike 6-8 miles 

600 ft. of elevation

Directions: Drive South on Estrella Parkway and continue south of I-10. Turn RIGHT onto Elliott and go past the Safeway complex. Go past the first street on the right and then there is a dirt parking lot on the right. Park here.

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Wednesday - April 9 

6:30 AM departure

San Tan Park (1 hour and 15 min drive)

Directions: Take I-10 east HOV lane to Hwy 60 east.
Exit the HOV lane left onto Hwy 60 east (towards Globe).
At exit 190B, take ramp right to Loop 202 South.
Take 202 south approx. 3.5 mi. to exit 34A, take ramp right for AZ 24 East.
Take AZ 24 for approx. 2 mi. and exit south (right) on Ellsworth Road.
Stay on Ellsworth Rd. as it becomes Ellsworth Loop.
Stay on main road as it turns left (east) and becomes Hunt Highway.
Turn right (south) on Thompson Road and go approx. 1 mi.
Turn right (west) on Phillips and go 2 mi. to San Tan Park at the end of the road. Restrooms available at trailhead.

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Friday - April 11

Lake Pleasant Beardsley to Morgan City Wash

7:30 AM departure

Directions: Drive north on 303 to Lake Pleasant Road.
Turn left (north) on Lake Pleasant Road to Arizona 74.
Turn left (west) and cotinue to Castle Hot Springs Road and turn right (North). Go 2.1 miles and turn right onto Lake Pleasant Access Road.
Pay $7.00 park fee then turn right on South Park Road.
Turn left on Desert Tortoise Road.
Trailhead is immediately on the right by sign.
Restrooms are close to this trailhead.


Saturday -  April 12

7:30 AM departure

Estrella Foothills Park - Queen Anne's Revenge

Loop SR/PA/QAR/GR/SU/JL/SR Loop (Estrella Mountains). Rating C. This is a 7 mile lollipop loop hike with an elevation gain 710 ft. The hike starts at the parking lot of the Estrella Foothills High School and goes up to a high saddle. The trail crosses a gravel area that covers up an old tunnel. The trail offers outstanding views of the entire southwest valley. The hike is in typical desert terrain. Trail condition - mostly a very good hiking trail. No park fee. Restrooms are at the trailhead. Driving distance is 27 miles RT. https://pchikingclub.smugmug.com/Estrella-Foothills/B-Exploratory-Hike-7-05-2018Queen- Annes-RevengeLynnW2017/

Directions to Estrella Foothills Park - High School Trailhead

Go South on Pebblecreek Pkwy, which becomes Estrella Pkwy on the other side of I-10.

Continue into and through the Estrella Mountain development.
Turn left into the parking lot just before the Estrella Foothills High School building. Park at the far end of the parking Lot.
Restrooms are by the ballpark. No park fee.

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Mileage Statistics

https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1YeJp25CCymen3tNHUGA7m7mN2lBnwCJq

Club Officers




President Dana Thomas 

PCHCPres@gmail.com


VP Joe Clarkson

PCHCVP@gmail.com


Treasurer Dennis Zigmunt

PCHCTreas@gmail.com


Secretary Ann Rohlman

PCHCSecr@gmail.com





SMUGMUG

To see pictures of our various hikes around Phoenix and beyond, visit SmugMug. See a Club Officer to get the secret password.

https://pchikingclub.smugmug.com



MILEAGE STATS 

To see your mileage stats. please click here:

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Contact Us

Get in Touch

Would you like to join the PC Hikers? Complete the above form so we can set up an Intro hike with you. Then see the Documents Page for registration and waiver forms.  Do you have questions? Ask them in the above section and we will get back to you.