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    The Sedona Westerners are on summer break - the new season will kick off on September 5, 2023.


    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.


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Featured Article

  • Red Rock News - May 19, 2023The Drovers Go Hog Wild

    It was the last hike of the season for the Drovers.   The weather was perfect, there was no traffic on either 89A or 179, and we arrived to an almost empty parking lot at Broken Arrow Trailhead. The latter two being minor miracles…but then again it was 7AM on a Sunday morning. The only other vehicle was an RV that looked like it had spent the night there.  Seeing the empty spaces was our initial indication that it was going to be a great adventure.

    Kelley Malek, who has done a fabulous job at Drovers Hike Boss this year, read the requisite rules.  Each of our hiking groups has a Hike Boss and Assistant Hike Boss, whose jobs are to develop ...

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