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  • Fall Cookout

    The Sedona Westerners Fall Cookout will be held at the Posse Grounds Picnic Ramadas in West Sedona on Thursday October 13, 2022 at 12:00 Noon. Members are free and guest of members are $10. You can reserve your spot now by clicking here


    1. DO NOT HIKE if you are experiencing fever or flu-like symptoms; wait until your fever or symptoms have resolved.
    2. If you have tested POSITIVE for COVID, or any other infectious disease, please follow CDC guidelines.
    3. We encourage any Westerner who has had an exposure to a COVID-infected person, or is having symptoms, to strongly consider COVID testing.

    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 Status — Please click here for the latest information of wildfires in our area.

    Forest Service Road Status — Please click here for the latest status of Forest Roads in our area.

    Coconino National Forest — Please click here for the latest notices from Coconino Forest Service.


Featured Article

  • Red Rock News - September 23, 2022The Amblers Venture North to Kelly Canyon

    “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” … wise words attributed to LauTzu and applicable for any new hiker, like myself, who have joined The Westerners.  We hike to begin a new season to see some of the area’s beautiful trails. We hike to learn, to stretch, to move, and to grow.

    I came to hiking later in life, and have learned to enjoy the connection one receives with nature while being outside of your normal comfort zones.  A good hike will awaken the senses and clear out the cobwebs. I try to listen to each sound - the crunch of the gravel under the boots, the crack and snap of twigs, the flap of a winged ...

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