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 AUGUST-SEPTEMBER
July 26-MONDAY-Salida Gulch Ride. Meet at 10 AM to ride at 10:30 AM. 2 ½ hour ride rated a 2 with lunch afterwards at Olive Garden Restaurant. JoAnne Rudolph 928-308-3803
August 8, SUNDAY—Johnson Canyon Historic Railroad TunneL Ride—Meet on NORTH side of Welch Rd. (exit 151 east of Ashfork on I-40) just past cattleguard at 9 AM to ride at 9:30 AM. Rated 2.5 for 3.5 hours. Afterwards, drive to Lulu Belle’s in Ashfork for lunch. Plenty of trailer parking. JoAnne Rudolph 928-308-3803.
August 12—THURSDAY-Old Stage Loop- Meet at Groom Creek T. H. at 8:30 AM to ride at 9 AM, rated a 3 for 4 hours including a lunch stop. Spike Hicks 928-778-1833
August 21—SATURDAY—SUMMER SOCIAL at Thumb Butte Ramada. 5 PM to 8 PM. See enclosed Flyer for details.
August 25-WEDNESDAY-Kendall Camp Ride- Meet at Groom Creek T. H. at 8:30 AM to ride at 9 AM for 4 hours. Rated a 3. Spike Hicks 928-778-1833
September 2—THURSDAY-Gold Water Lake Loop—Meet at 9 AM to ride at 9:30 AM. Park along School House Gulch Rd. Rated a 2 for 3 ½ hours including lunch stop. Bobbie Reno 928-775-5408
September 9—THURSDAY-Cayuse T. H. Balancing Rock Trail. Meet at 8:30 AM to ride at 9 AM for 3.5 hours. Rated a 3. Spike Hicks 928-778-1833
September 15—WEDNESDAY—Almosta T. H. Gaited Ride leaves at 9:30 AM and Non-Gaited Ride leaves at 9:45 AM. Rated a 3 for 3 hours. Gaited Carol Ross 928-925-0663 and Non-Gaited Donna Crisfield 928-583-0915
September 23—THURSDAY-Thumb Butte Teen Trail- Meet at White Rock T. H. at 9:30 AM to ride at 10 AM. Rated a 3 for 3 hours. Bring a snack or lunch, not sure if stopping. Donna Crisfield 928-583-0915
September 30—Thursday-Groom Creek TH—Trail 307 Loop Ride. Meet at 9:30 AM to ride at 10 AM Rated a 3 for 4 hours. Carol Ross 928-925-0663