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  • A New Hiking Season Begins!

    Here is the initial word on our new season, which will start October 1:
    Welcoming Our New Season

    Precautions for the New Hiking Season

    To keep our hikers safe in the new season, special precautions will be in effect.

    1. The Board of Directors established a COVID-19 committee to review the hike rules and requirements in light of the current pandemic... Dear Westerners

    2. Brief Summary of Recommendations... Recommendations

    3. Hiking Rules and Precautions Specific to COVID-19... Covid-19 Rules

    4. Our New Hike Sign-In Sheet... New Sign-In

    5. If an Active Member Tests Positive for COVID-19... Covid-Positive Hiker

  • 2019 - 2020 Membership

    The Sedona Westerners are on summer break - the new season
    HAS BEEN DELAYED DUE TO COVID-19 and will kick off on October 1, 2020.
    ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR 2020-2021 SEASON WILL OPEN IN AUGUST, 2020.

    The Sedona Westerners Membership 2019-2020 Season is now over.

    IT WAS A GREAT HIKING SEASON! SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER!!

  • FLAGSTAFF ROAD STATUS

    Please read the Forest Service Road Status

    Coconino Road Status

  • Hiking Related Medical Problems

    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.

  • Northern Arizona Forests Wildfires

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

    Please Click the following to connect to Kaibab National Forest Website

    Coconino Forest Service

 

Featured Article

  • Red Rock News - May 22, 2020How to Solo Hike Safely in Sedona

    Hiking provides a great way to enjoy the beautiful Sedona scenery while exercising and socializing with great friends. There are times though when enjoying solitude for self-contemplating, traveling at one’s own pace and having the joy of going out for a spontaneous trip is a wonderful way to travel the great Sedona scenery.

    Here are few points to consider for the novice solo hiker before embarking on a solo hiking trip.  

    1)  Identify what type of hiker you are:  what type of trail do you prefer, what is your hiking skill level?  Can you follow trail signs?  Do you know how to use a map?  What type of terrain are you comfortable hiking? 2)  Pick a trail within your abilities. When you are first acquiring your solo hiking skills, ...

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