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  • Spring Cookout

    The Sedona Westerners Spring Cookout will be held at the Elks Club in West Sedona on Thursday May 11, 2016, at 5:00pm. Members are free and non-members are $10. You can reserve your spot now by clicking here

  • Trail Volunteer Days Announced

    The Forest Service has announced the schedule for volunteer work days through February 2017.

    • Saturday May 13th
    • Thursday, May 25th

    Projects will be determined as priorities dictate and announced when the flyer is sent out. Questions? Contact Bret Edstrom at the USFS: 928-203-7509


Featured Article

  • Red Rock News - May 05, 2017What’s in Your “Day” Pack? – Ten Forgotten Items For Unexpected Times

    Safety in numbers – no guarantee, but that’s part of Westerners hiking.  On the trails, someone in each group probably will have, well … just about anything.  After all, many members are advanced hikers; several are Search and Rescue volunteers.  Buried in their backpacks we’re likely to find, well … just about everything. 

    But beyond the Westerners, we also hike with family and friends.  Occasionally, trading safety for solitude, some even hike solo.  What should each hiker carry -- for ourselves … our friends … our children and grandchildren?

    “Relax,” some might say.  “I know the trail; we’re only going out for an hour or two.”  Famous lost words … famous last words.  On Sedona’s spaghetti-shaped trails, a wrong turn can turn ...

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