Tag: SaddleBrooke Hiking Club

Final SaddleBrooke Hiking Club hike of 2016

Left to right: Kathryn Madore, Jan Springer, Suzanne Bassett, Marv Rossof, Jim Smith, Karen Gray (guide) and Kay Clauson; photo by Barbara Wilder

Karen Gray Eight hikers, watching a very cloudy sky, left the MountainView parking lot headed for Catalina State Park on December 29. We were all a bit worried about the rain coming in earlier than predicted. As the morning went on, the sky was still overcast but not threatening. The air temperature and the light…

SaddleBrooke Hiking Club fall picnic recap

SBHC Picnic Committee, left to right: Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg, Mary Kopp, Lonnee Plattner, Becky Hilst, Pam Vassallo, Dan Plattner and LaVerne Kyriss; missing: Martha Hackworth and Lissa White; photo by Ken Wong

Ken Wong Over 90 members of the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club (SBHC) attended the fall picnic held at Catalina State Park on October 14. Prior to a business meeting, many members hiked either the Geology Walk guided by Karen Gray or the Dripping Springs hike guided by Tim Butler. The business meeting conducted by club President…

2016 annual hiking trip to Las Vegas

SaddleBrooke Hikers at Valley of Fire State Park, Las Vegas

Dave Sorenson Some 65 members of the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club and a few guests traveled to Las Vegas in April for the 2016 annual hiking trip. They encountered a variety of hiking conditions from two feet of snow in the mountains to beautiful desert trails around gorgeous red rock formations. Anyone who thought the Las…

Diverse Sabino Canyon

A glimpse into Sabino Canyon

Pam Wakefield Sabino Canyon, one of the most unique Southwest desert canyons, is close enough to SaddleBrooke to be explored and enjoyed on a regular basis by hikers, photographers, bird and plant watchers and non-hikers. If you need a location to entertain guests this winter, Sabino Canyon has something for everyone. Located in Tucson’s Coronado…