Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Kachina Trail Day Hike
when Trip Report : July 21, 2018
  Trip Report : June 4, 2017
  Trip Report : July 21, 2007
  Trip Report : October 9, 1999
  Trip Report : July 11, 1998
  Trip Report : October 11, 1997
where Flagstaff
the hike     The Kachina Trail takes a leisurely route on the south slopes of the San Francisco Peaks through the woods and meadows overlooking Flagstaff. The hike starts in a forest of fir, spruce, and aspen, through meadows of flowers, past basalt cliffs at 1.5 miles, and a cave, with a very good chance we will see and hear lots of wildlife: butterflies, birds, squirrels, elk, jays, and others.
    We’ll hike out about five miles (probably to the Weatherford Trail junction) then turn around and hike back. Those wishing a shorter hike can turn around earlier. We will be stopping for “refreshments” and dinner after the hike. Please carpool accordingly.
distance 10 miles
EC +-1500' elevation change
elevations 9330' (Kachina Trailhead)
time 5-6 hours
rating "B-"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
on trail 100% — Kachina Trail
dogs? no
type out and back
starting at
Kachina Trailhead 35° 19.751' N,  111° 42.619' W  [NAD27]
cost Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Flagstaff
meet 6:30 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 We’ll re-convene in Flagstaff and drive in caravan to the trailhead. Be at the Target parking lot at the corner of Milton and University (just north of I-17) in the corner of the lot next to the traffic light, by 9:00 AM.

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