The Sedona Westerners are on summer break - the new season will kick off on September 2, 2019.
Hiking Related Medical Problems
Hiking Related Medical Problems by Dr. Curt Kommer
From blisters to snake bites, learn how to be prepared to prevent and treat medical problems that can happen when you are hiking. The information shared by Dr. Curt Kommer can help you make quick decisions when faced with injuries of yourself, a fellow hiker, or someone you run into on the trails. Please read and download a copy to reference at the beginning of each Hiking Season.
Northern Arizona Forests Wildfires
Wildfire Update — Please be aware of the updates for Kaibab National Forest Updates for Wildfires.
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- Red Rock News - May 10, 2019
End of Hiking Season Reflections by the Sedona Westerners Trail Boss
Did the weather slow us down? Well maybe a little…
The hiking season for the Sedona Westerners goes from the beginning of September through early May. This season has been the wettest and snowiest in decades. Did this stop our hike bosses and hike leaders from organizing, re-scouting, and leading hikes? NO! This season has required extra flexibility on the part of all volunteers and hikers. However, after the February 21st snowstorm of 18 inches, the hike bosses and hike leaders cancelled hikes for one week to allow the trails to dry out, thus minimizing trail damage.
I’m particularly sensitive to a bad weather season. During the 2015-2016 hiking season, I was the Dogie Hike Boss. The Dogies hike on Tuesdays, and ...