HOLIDAY PARTYOur December Holiday Party has been canceled due to the new surge in Covid-19.
Here is the link and passcode for the November General Meeting that took place on Thursday 11/12 Passcode: 7?@dX7@C
HIKING IS SUSPENDED FOR THE REST OF 2020
The Sedona Westerners Board of Directors has decided to pause the hiking season through the end of 2020. The Yavapai County caserate has now climbed above 12%. This pause was announced at the Westerners November meeting.
- The club is making a donation to the Sedona Community Food Bank in lieu of a Holiday Party
- The club will be holding a fundraiser for the Red Rock Trail Fund early in 2021. The club and one anonymous donor will match donations up to the first $1000. More information will be forthcoming.
Precautions for the 2020 Hiking Season
To keep our hikers safe in the new season, special precautions are 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
2020 - 2021 Membership
Go to the Membership page to sign up
FLAGSTAFF ROAD STATUS
Please read the Forest Service Road Status
Hiking Related Medical Problems
Hiking Related Medical Problems by Dr. Curt Kommer
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
- Red Rock News - November 27, 2020
Drovers Hike the Jim Bryant
Trail Length and Ascent: 5 Miles with 600 Ft. elevation gain.
Hiking Group: The Drovers
Hike Leader: Hassan Hosseini
Tailgater: Cleo Duardo
The Drovers met at Little Horse Trailhead on Hwy 179 just south of Sedona and a little north of the Villiage of Oak Creek. We all logged into respective groups and heard the rules of the road along with the now standard COVID precautions, after which we were out of the chute.
We started out on the Bell Rock Pathway heading south with some fantastic views of Courthouse Butte to our left. It didn’t take long to figure out why these hikes were so popular. The scenery was stunning! Blue skies were of the deepest blue when back-dropped and enhanced ...