Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Kachina Trail Day Hike
when Saturday, July 21, 2018
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
leader    You must email the leader to confirm. Please include your cell phone number in case we need to contact you the day of the hike. This hike will be co-led by Tom Simonick.
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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