Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Kartchner-Ramsey Trip
October 11-13, 2022

•  General Description:

Kartchner Caverns State Park
2980 AZ 90
Benson, AZ
Oct. 11 to 13th 2022

Ramsey Canyon Nature Conservancy
27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd.
Hereford, AZ. 85615

In compliance with the guidelines of Kartchner Caverns, we are limiting this trip to 15 to 20 participants.

Tuesday 10/11/22
Drive to Kartchner (arrange carpool with cabin or campsite mates)
Arrive 1/2 hour early for the 1:40 PM tour.
Big pot luck dinner. Bring your own meat. Grills available and a dish to share.

Wednesday AM carpool to Ramsey Canyon
27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd. Hereford, AZ
Tour the visitor center and bird sanctuary then hike 6 to 7 miles of scenic splendor and hopefully some beautiful fall colors. Ramsey Canyon is known for its beauty and diverse plant life.
Drive back to KC and enjoy leftovers as a group or meals on your own then come to the cabins for Happy Hour. BYOB.
Hint: If anyone has a guitar (you know who you are) we would enjoy some entertainment.

Thursday AM
Hike the loop from the campsites through some beautiful hills then pack up and drive back to Phoenix.
Bring food for your hike snacking; lunch 3 days; breakfast 2 days; potluck 2 nights
Bring lawn chairs for evenings and don’t forget drinks for hiking and for Happy Hours X2.
Text or email Billie to sign up or for more info. 602-361-0276

Trip is a month away and any further updates will be sent to the confirmed group.
At this time we have 18 signed up for the Cave tour. This qualifies for a discount on the cost of the tour from $23.00 to $18.40 per person. Neil is making the payment which is non refundable before the deadline of Sept. 11th Zell payment to Neil is preferred but otherwise, text him for payment arrangements 602-421-7474.
We will be touring the Rotunda Throne Room.

Weather conditions: Benson

updated August 30, 2022