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    Per vote of its Board of Directors, the Sedona Westerners strongly recommend that Members be COVID vaccinated for all hiking and meetings for the 2021-2022 season. By joining, members agree that they have read and will abide by the current CDC guidelines.

    The Board’s specific recommendations for COVID protection are based on CDC guidance. For hiking, the recommended COVID protection measures can be found on the website by going to “Hiking,” then to “Hiking Rules.” COVID protection recommendations for Monthly Meetings, Picnics, and the Holiday Party will be posted on the website under “Events” for each listed event. The Board will adjust its COVID protection recommendations going forward in response to future changes in CDC recommendations


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    Hiking Related Medical Problems by Dr. Curt Kommer

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    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.


    Wildfire Update — Please be aware of the updates for Kaibab National Forest Updates for Wildfires.

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  • Red Rock News - November 26, 2021A Stellar Morning at the Base of Thunder Mountain

    This past week’s Sedona Westerner Rustler’s outing was one of the best Rustler’s hike I have ever been on.  The adventure at the base of Thunder Mountain was one of those all-in-one-bonus Sedona hikes where you get a lot of sun and a little bit of everything else, like elevation, distance, iconic red rocks, ledges, and neighborhood rooftop views.  It was rated medium for a Rustler hike and that description nailed it. 

    Our fearless leader Jean had a wealth of knowledge and the pace was great.  We did about a 5 mile loop starting out on Thunder Mountain, Andante, Teacup, Sugarloaf Summit and then back on Teacup and Thunder Mountain. One of the great things about this hike was the changing elevation and scenery. ...

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