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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.


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  • Red Rock News - February 03, 2023The Sedona Rough Riders Hike Beautiful Long Canyon

    Saturday November 26 was a perfect Sedona hiking day as the Sedona Westerners Rough Riders met at Posse Grounds for their annual hike in beautiful Long Canyon. Important club safety rules and regulations including special Covid 19 guidelines were read and acknowledged. Spirits and enthusiasm were high as the large turnout was divided up into two smaller groups.

    Both groups loaded up in a minimum number of vehicles for the short ride to the Long Canyon Trailhead, so that parking places would not be and issue. The Long Canyon Hike was a typical Rough Rider hike and included about 8 miles of hiking and 1300 feet of elevation gain. Harold Brockwell (Author) and Trisha Travis were hike group leaders and Jay ...

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