Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Mormon and National Loop day hike
when December 4, 2023 Monday
where South Mountain Park
the hike     It will be a loop hike at the middle of South Mountain Park. This hike starts up the popular Mormon Trail to Fat Man’s Pass and Hidden Valley. We will then connect with the National Trail and loop around back to the Mormon Trail where we descend to the parking lot.
Expect beautiful desert terrain in subtle fall colors, expansive views of the South and Estrella Mountains and of the city below. Required:
•  Sturdy hiking boots
•  At least 3 liters of water
•  Hat, sunblock, sunglasses
Recommended:
•  Lunch or snacks
•  Hiking Sticks
•  Camera
distance 6 - 7 miles
time 2-4 hours
EC +-1500' elevation change
elevations 1000' to 2700'
type lollipop loop
starting at Mormon Trailhead parking lot, 8610 S. 24th St PHX (NO FACILITIES HERE)
on trail 100% — Mormon, Hidden Valley, National Trails
rating "C+"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs? no
cost The club allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Phoenix
leader    You must email the leader to confirm.
meet 7 AM at Mormon Trailhead parking lot, 8610 S. 24th St PHX (NO FACILITIES HERE).
drive
•  Go to Baseline Road and 24th Ave.
Go south on 24th Ave and continue on into South Mountain Park.
Park at end of road.

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