Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Old Munds Highway Day Hike
when Trip Report : November 18, 2017
where East of I-17, North of Stoneman Lake Rd.
the hike     This exploratory historic-route hike is an alternative to the scenic Sedona hike scheduled on the same day.
    Start at the south end at the signed “Rattlesnake Quiet Area” 4.5 miles east of I-17 on Stoneman Lake Road. The route will be about 8-9 miles total as we hike toward the north and yo-yo back. The route is also known as FR80.
    We’ll stop for a snack/lunch and break along the way.
    See HAZ Forum for more information.
•  Sturdy hiking boots
•  At least 3 liters of water
•  Rain poncho
•  Hat, sunblock, sunglasses
•  Lunch or snacks
•  Camera
distance 9 miles round trip
time 4-5 hours
EC +-500' elevation change
elevations 6,000 to 6,500 feet
type round trip
starting at
Old Munds Highway Trailhead 34.771160 N,  111.576785 W 
on trail 100% — Old Munds Highway / FR80
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 Sedona
meet 8:00 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. We’ll leave promptly at 8:15 AM. With one stop along the way at the McDonalds at Verde Valley, total drive time from I-17 & Bell Road to the Trailhead is about 1.5 hours.
•  Take I-17 north past Camp Verde to Stoneman Lake Rd (Exit 306).
From the exit travel east on Stoneman Lake Rd for 4.5 miles to a cattle guard on the left, north side.
Park and begin the hike here at the interpretive sign.

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