Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Gateway Trail System Day Hike
when Trip Report : August 26, 2021
where Scottsdale
the hike     There are many choices of trails starting at the Gateway Trailhead.
    Billie Horn will lead us on a 4-mile upside down lollipop configuration consisting of Desert Park, Horseshoe, Gateway Loop, and Saguaro Trails.
    Elevation gain will be approximately 500' on the “stick” of the lollipop.
    The Sonoran Preserve is lush green and the vegetation is responding to the recent rains which brought life to the dry desert.
distance 4 miles
time 2 hours
EC +-500' elevation change
type upside down lollipop
starting at
Gateway Trailhead 33° 38.963' N,  111° 51.501' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — Desert Park, Horseshoe, Gateway Loop, and Saguaro 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 Scottsdale
meet 6:00 AM at Gateway Trailhead, 18333 North Thompson Peak Parkway.

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