The Sedona Westerners Fall Cookout will be held at the Posse Ground Picnic Ramadas on Thursday, October 12 at 12:00 PM. Members are free and guest of members are $10. You can reserve your spot now by clicking here
RECOMMENDED COVID PRECAUTIONS PER CDC GUIDANCE:
- DO NOT HIKE if you are experiencing fever or flu-like symptoms; wait until your fever or symptoms have resolved.
- If you have tested POSITIVE for COVID, or any other infectious disease, please follow CDC guidelines.
- 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
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 AND WILDFIRES
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.
- Red Rock News - September 22, 2023
The Dogies Learn a Little History at Elden Spring
How exciting - the first Sedona Westerners hike of the 2023/24 season! The Dogies had the privilege of starting off the new season, ably coordinated by Trail Boss, Ray LaPorte. This opener was Fatmans Loop, with a spur hike to Elden Spring and the Elden cabin site and grave. We had a perfect day with temperatures in the 70s and a clear, blue sky.
Hikers met in both Sedona and the VOC to travel to the trailhead in Flagstaff at the base of Mount Elden. As the hike leader, I conducted a hike briefing and off we went hiking counterclockwise on the Fatmans Loop. This loop is a very popular Flagstaff trail consisting of a 2.5-mile loop, and it also serves ...