TRAIL CONDITION GUIDE
Always call the ride leader 2 days in advance of the ride for more information and to make your reservation. If you plan on bringing a guest, your guest must sign a waiver. Unless otherwise noted, please bring your own water and lunch/refreshments. Ride leaders furnish snacks following the ride.
Level 1 – An easy, shorter ride with mostly level terrain, low grades and good footing. Trail mostly follows roads or wide, well defined trails.
Level 2 – Some grades but not steep or hard. Can go across country on mostly level ground.
Level 3 – Footing may be rocky and difficult in places. May have steep grades and be narrow. Could be long in length.
Level 4 – Steep grades, rocky and there may be some steps, negotiating ledges and large boulders. Could be long in length.
Ride Speeds: Slow, Medium and Fast are WALK speeds. If gaited indicated call the ride leader to determine speed.
RIDE SCHEDULE: SEPTEMBER THRU NOVEMBER 2019
September 7—Summer Social at El Charro Norte
September 21—Lynx Lake Café—Meet at #62 TH off Walker Rd. (Costco) at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM. It will be approximately a 1 hour ride to where we tie up the horses. Riders can choose from Breakfast or Lunch. Bring halters w/lead ropes and money. It will be a 2 hour ride back to the TH. Rated a 3 for 3 hours. Jo Anne Rudolph 928-3083803.
September 28—Thumb Butte—Gurley St. to the White Rock TH on the right side of the road. Meet at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM, up hills, gradual grades, some rock areas, beautiful views. Rated a 3 for 3 hours. We can have lunch at Casa Sanchez after the ride. Note: we may have to share this ride with bicycles or ATV’s in places. Tom Norris 928-636-3358 or Denise Stevens 928-899-6120.
Oct 5—Cool River—Meet at 1256 Reata Trail in the Rim Rock subdivision in Paulden at 8:00 AM to ride at 8:30 AM. Rated a 2 for 2.5 hours. We will journey down into the Verde River below their home and when we return we’ll have a hot dog BBQ. Please bring a dish to pass and RSVP to Bud or Joan England by Oct 2nd. 928-636-6877.
October 12—Benham Trail in Williams—Meet at the Depot 89 in Paulden at 8:30 AM to caravan to the TH. Rated a 3 for 4 hours including a lunch break. Bobbie Reno 928-7755408.
October 19—Little Thumb Butte B & B—Eat n’ Ride Ride n’ Eat. We will have a brunch at 8:00 AM, ride at 9:00 AM and return for a beautiful buffet lunch at 11:30 AM where we can enjoy a perfect social site under the trees. Rated a 2 for 2.5 hours. Carol Ross will lead the ride. RSVP by Oct. 16th by mailing $15.00 check made out to the PSC to Billie Wederski, 6780 N. Stageline Trail, Prescott, AZ 86305.
October 26—Salida Gulch—Meet at Petsmart (Costco) at 8:30 AM to caravan to the TH. Ride for 2-2.5 hours. Rated a 2. After the ride we will have lunch at Texas Roadhouse. Billie Wederski 928-778-5067.
November 9—Fair Oaks—Meet at the mailboxes at Fair Oaks and Williamson Valley Rd. at 9:00 AM to caravan to the parking area. Rated a 3 for 4 hours including a lunch break. This will be a new trail. Tom Norris 928-636-3358.
November 16—Barn Star Brewery—Meet at the Stage Stop Texaco at Chino Loop Rd. and Williamson Valley Rd. at 9:30 AM to caravan to the parking area. We will have lunch and drinks at the Brewery (bring money). Rated a 2 for 3.5 hours including the lunch break. Members only, PSC members may bring guests. Jo Anne Rudolph 928-308-3803.
November 28—December 1—Thanksgiving Holiday — No rides scheduled.
Save the Date
November 1—3—BCHCAZ campout at Bumblebee Ranch. Call 623-374-0002 for reservations.
December 16— Christmas Party at the Centennial Center.