Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Hiline-Templeton Loop Day Hike

when? Trip Report : Sunday, November 9, 2014
where? Sedona
the hike     This loop will provide unparalleled panoramic views of the Sedona area. We will stop often for the jaw dropping views of Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte, Cathedral, and other beautiful rock formations surrounding. So bring your camera.
    This hike will start at Yavapai Vista trailhead. We hike the Yavapai Trail to reach the Hiline Trail. Turn right on Baldwin Trail and hike Templeton Trail back to Yavapai trailhead. At this time of the year we will enjoy the spectacular fall color along Templeton Trail.
    Most of the trails are well maintained, with many minor ups-downs. Only at mile 3 of Hiline Trail, the trail is steep and rocky for about 0.2 miles.
    This is the slow-moderate paced hike. All hikers must stay together and wait for the group before making a turn.
•  Sturdy hiking boots
•  At least 3 liters of water
•  Hat, sunblock, sunglasses
•  Lunch or snacks
•  Camera
•  Your smiles  :)
distance 8 miles
time 4-5 hours
EC +-800' elevation change
elevations 4086' at Yavapai Vista Trailhead
type loop
starting at Yavapai Vista Trailhead
on trail 100%
rating "C"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost $5 per vehicle for a Red Rock Pass, plus sharing gas expenses with the driver. The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5/non-member
weather Sedona
meet 7:00 AM in the Fry’s parking lot on the SW corner of I-17 & Bell Road. Park behind Denny’s, near the entrance to the Deer Valley Park & Ride.
drive From Phoenix, go north on I-17 to the Sedona-Oak creek exit 298 SR179. Head west on SR179 and continue to the Back O' Beyond traffic circle near milepost 310. Swing around the circle and go 1.4 miles south on SR179 to the Yavapai Point trailhead on the right.

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