Looking forward to a great trail run this Saturday!
The weather should be great and we should be seeing some leaves turning up on the mountain.
Meet location: Chevron on Carefree Highway (3150 W Carefree Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85086) which is right next to the McDonalds.
Time: 7:00am and departing at 7:30am sharp
Trailhead meet location: secondary meet up location at the staging location at the trail head. CLICK FOR LOCATION
Trailhead Departure: 10a
Travel: Will have an almost 2hr drive up to Cottonwood, trail will be 4+ hours,
Communication: We will use FRS radios for Rover to Rover talk so don't forget that
General: Bring your camera! Maybe a jacket too. Plan to bring all meals and water for the day!
Difficulty: Moderate. Most of the trail is easy except for a few rocky places. Narrow shelf road on the east side of Mingus Mountain. Stay off this trail during rainy periods; the last part can get very muddy. Suitable for stock SUVs.