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Welcome to the PebbleCreek Hiking Club

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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.

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 and alternate Saturdays


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

Next Meeting of the Hiking Club will be on Thursday, September 19, 2019 in the Tuscany Falls Ballroom. Please wear your name tag.


MEMBERSHIP

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.


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 PCHCtrips@gmail.com 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.


Linda Schmillen 
Pam Marshall 



This Week's Hikes



For May, all hikes will meet/depart at 5:45/6:00 am unless otherwise noted in the weekly email.


Here are the hikes for the week:


Date:                         Monday May 20

Rating:                      B

Meet at:                     Eagles Nest Clubhouse at 5:45/depart at 6:00 am

Location:                   South Mountain

Trail:                         Midlife Crisis/National Loop

Length & Elevation: 8+ miles/1500+ ft

Driving distance:       66 miles round trip

Restrooms:                yes

Park Fee:                   Free

Driver donation:       $6.00

Other  info: EXPLORATORY - Midlife crisis is a new trail in South  Mountain.  We’ll do a loop on it and the National Trail through Hidden  Valley & Fat Man’s Pass.


Date:                         Tuesday May 21

Rating:                      D+/C

Meet at:                     Eagles Nest Clubhouse at 5:45/depart at 6:00 am

Location:                   White Tanks Regional Park

Trail:                        South/Goat Camp/Bajada/Mule Deer Loop

Length & Elevation: 5.6 miles/700 ft

Drive distance:         30  miles round trip

Restrooms:                yes

Park Fee:                  $7/car

Driver Donation:      $6.00

Other info: A nice hike in White Tanks Regional Park.t.


Date:                         Thursday May 23

Rating:                      C+

Meet at:                     Eagles Nest Clubhouse at 5:45/depart at 6:00 am

Location:                 Mountain across the road from FINS

Trail:                       Assorted trails in the area.

Length & Elevation: 8+ miles/800+ ft

Drive distance:         32 miles round trip

Restrooms:                no

Park Fee:                  Free

Driver Donation:      $4.00

Other info: EXPLORATORY - We will check out the trails on and around the mountain.


Date:                         Thursday May 23

Rating:                      D+/C

Meet at:                     Eagles Nest Clubhouse at 5:45/depart at 6:00 am

Location:                   Phoenix Sonoran Preserve South

Trail:                         Valle Verde/Desert Tortoise/Cactus Wren Loop

Length & Elevation: 5.6 miles/600 ft

Drive distance:         70  miles round trip

Restrooms:                yes

Park Fee:                  free

Driver Donation:      $6.00

Other info: A nice hike in Phoenix’s Sonoran Preserve.


Date:                         Saturday May 25

Rating:                      C

Meet at:                     Eagles Nest Clubhouse at 5:45/depart at 6:00 am

Location:                   Buckeye

Trail:                         Dog Bone East

Length & Elevation: 7 miles/600 ft

Drive distance:         50 miles round trip

Restrooms:                no

Park Fee:                  Free

Driver Donation:      $5.00

Other info: A nice hike in the Dog Bone hiking area.

Club Officers



Mileage Statistics

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




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 

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