Tag: hiking

Silhouettes on the wave

Lynn Warren Pictured here are silhouettes of PC hikers enjoying riding the Wave—no, not “The Wave” which is a coveted hike destination just south of Kanab, UT, but rather an impressive rock formation inside the Wave Cave at the south end of the Superstitions, just west of the Peralta Trailhead. On Memorial Day, seven hikers…

PC Hiking Club DIary

9,000 miles Lynn Warren Pete does it again! Last year he set a club record of 8,000 miles and this year, on May 24, maybe a couple of weeks ahead of schedule, Pete raised the bar and set another club record by reaching 9,000 career miles on an interesting nine-mile loop hike which required crossing…

Hikers finish regular season

Pete Williams On May 4, twelve members of the PebbleCreek Hiking Club did a hike near Piestewa Peak. This route went through a large quartz field. There were several very large (as evidenced by the boulder behind us) quartz boulders. The park actually has several veins of quartz running through it, making it one of…

Pc Hiking Club Diary

Pete Williams The PebbleCreek Hiking Club did two sunset hikes on March 11 in nearby Skyline Regional Park. 20 members of the club got together to do late afternoon hikes at two levels (4 miles and 5.7 miles) and then enjoyed light snacks as they watched the sunset. It was a very interesting hike as…

Hiking Club Diary

Pete Williams On March 8, 20 members and two guests from the PebbleCreek Hiking Club did a hike on the Roadrunner trail along the shore of Lake Pleasant. With the Lake at over 85 percent full, this hike was really close to the water. On the hike that day were Dave Schuldt, Scott Phillips, Bob…

Hikers tackle Arrowhead Point

Pete Williams Twenty hikers from the PebbleCreek Hiking Club did a loop hike up to Arrowhead Point in Peoria on January 26. Right behind the camera is a view down to the Arrowhead Lakes housing development. This is a very unusual view for Arizona – lots of water. Arrowhead Lakes has canals, docks behind the…

Hikers enjoy an unusually warm January day

Pete Williams On January 31, ten hikers from the PebbleCreek Hiking Club took advantage of the great weather to do a hike on the Pass Mountain Trail in Usery Mountain Park. Hikers that day included Lynn Warren, Kay Thomas, Wayne McKinney, Herb Hodes, Mary Hill, Dennis Zigmunt, Pete Williams, Ruth Bindler, Dana Thomas and Clare…

PC Hiking Club Diary

Lynn Warren Daisy Mountain is one of two rounded mountains almost directly east of the Anthem Outlet Mall. Although the mountains don’t look particularly intimidating from I-17, the climb to the top is steeper and more strenuous than it appears. On January 5, six “B” hikers climbed the east peak and paused for a photo…

Happy New Year from the PebbleCreek Hiking Club

Lynn Warren The Hiking Club conducts several overnight trips during the season and set a record in November by having 57 hikers and non-hikers enjoy several days in St. George, Utah, just a short drive from Zion National Park and Snow Canyon State Park. For three days, 42 “B”, “C” and “D” hikers challenged the…

PC Hiking Club begins new season

Pete Williams The PebbleCreek Hiking Club started its new hiking season on September 25 by hiking to and past the bridge that crosses a corner of Lake Pleasant. The bridge in the background is high and dry because the lake is low at this time of year (about 55% of capacity). They fill the lake…