Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Dry Lake Hills Overlook Day Hike
when Saturday, September 9, 2017
where Flagstaff
the hike     Green forests, a grassy alpine meadow, wildflowers, and remarkable views await you on this late summer hike. We’ll walk a round trip to the Dry Lake Hills from Sunset Trailhead to visit a scenic overlook atop the Rocky Ridge.
    Long ball hitters can then complete the Sunset-Brookbank Loop counterclockwise on the Brookbank and Sunset Trails.
    September 9 is also the annual Arizona Trail Days celebration at Buffalo Park in Flagstaff. We could go there afterwards.
distance 4 1/2 miles (round trip) or 7 miles (figure-9)
time 3 hours (round trip) or 5 hours (figure-9)
EC +-500' (round trip) or +-1000' (figure-9) elevation change
elevations 8038' (trail junction) to 8761' (ridgeline)
type round trip or figure-9
starting at
Sunset Trailhead 35° 17.155' N,  111° 37.884' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — Schultz Loop, Little Gnarly, Brookbank, and Sunset Trails.
rating "C"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Flagstaff
leader     Call or email the leader to confirm.
People hiking different distances will return to Sunset Trailhead at different times, so they should carpool together. Decide, round trip or figure-9, before we meet.
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.
•  Take I-17 north to Flagstaff.
Continue north on highway 180 past the Museum of Northern Arizona to Schultz Pass Road.
Turn right and go east a half mile on Schultz Pass Road.
Turn left and go north on Schultz Pass Road, FR 420, unpaved but usually graded.
Continue north 5 miles to Sunset Trailhead, where there is a sign for the Sunset Trail. The hike begins here.

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