​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:   ​​JUNE THRU AUGUST 2019

June 22—Groom Creek—Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM.  Rated a 2 for 4 hours including a lunch break.  Bobbie Reno 928-775-5408.

June 26 Wednesday—Pivot Canyon—
Meet at Mortimer’s/Young’s Farm at 8:30 AM to caravan to the TH.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including a lunch break.  Please RSVP 2 days before for a trailer count.  Tom Norris 928-636-3358 or Denise Stevens 928-899-6120.


June 29—Spruce Mountain—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM. We will wind our way to the top of the mountain where we will have our lunch break.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including the lunch break.  Kim McKnight 928-642-8678.

July 6—Prescott Frontier Days,
Parade etc.  No rides scheduled.

July 13—Ribbon Canyon—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride a 9:00 AM.  Rated a 3 for 4 hrs. including a lunch break.  Bobbie Reno 928-775-5408.

July 20—Groom Creek—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30.  Rated a 3 for 3 hours—no lunch break on the ride, lunch or snacks back at the TH. The ride will be to the west of the horse camp.  Carol Ross 928-925-0663.


July 27—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 July 24th. 928-636-6877. 


August 3—Schoolhouse Gulch (Groom Creek area)—
We will meet at the dead end of Schoolhouse Gulch Rd. at 8:00 AM to ride at 8:30 AM. Rated a 3 for 4 hours including a lunch break. Tom Norris 928-636-3358. 


August 10—Mel’s Bagel Ride—
Meet at the Cayuse TH at Granite Basin Lake area at 8:30 to 9:00 AM he will have juice, bagel fixings' and of course bagels. Carol Ross will lead a 2 hour ride rated a 2.  Please RSVP for the Bagel Count by August 7th to Carol 928-925 -0663. 


August 17—Fair Oaks—
Meet at the mailboxes at Fair Oaks and Williamson Valley Rd. at 8:00 AM to caravan to the parking area.  There will be a Gaited ride departing at 8:30 AM led by Carol Ross 928-925-0663 and a walking ride departing at 8:40 AM led by Elizabeth Loper 928-713-7627.  The rides are rated a 2 for 3 hours including a lunch break. 

August 24—Open —this could be a Surprise ride—or it could remain open. 


August 31—September 2—
No rides scheduled—Labor Day holiday.


 
Save the Date

September 7—Summer Social at El Charro Norte

October 19—Eat ‘N Ride-- Ride ‘N Eat at Little Thumb Butte Bed and Breakfast