Time: 8:00a, with 8:30a departure
Place: Wendy's parking lot at the junction of Shea Blvd and AZ87 (beeline)
17218 E Shea Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Comm: I'll be on Ham 146.460 and monitoring the Mt Ord ARA repeater
CB - you must be joking..
Details: This should be a very leisurely ride up to the trail head off AZ87, and an easy ride to the top.
Plan to have all water, sunscreen and food for the day.
A short hike to the radio towers is available, so proper shoes would be advisable.
Return: plan to be back to down by dinner time.
Mount Ord Trail is a 6.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located between Sunflower and Payson off hwy 87, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as easy. High scenic views as you climb 7,128-ft. Mount Ord to a Forest Service lookout tower. A locked gate requires that you hike the last 0.6 miles to the tower. Views are impressive at ground level at the base of the tower.