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 - OCT-NOV. 2022
October 1—SATURDAY—Black Canyon Trail—Meet at Mortimer’s at 9:30 AM to caravan to T H off Hwy 169. Rated a 3 for 4 hours. RSVP to JoAnne Rudolph 928-308-3803.
October 4—TUESDAY--Thumb Butte Ride—Meet at White Rock T. H. at 9:30 AM to ride at 10 AM. Lunch afterwards at Casa Sanchez. Rated a 2.5 for 3 hours. RSVP to Donna Crisfield 928-910-3337
October 15--SATURDAY--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 9:30 AM to ride at 10 AM. Rated a 2.5 for 3.5 hours. Afterwards, drive to The Ranch House in Ashfork for lunch. Plenty of trailer parking. RSVP to JoAnne Rudolph 928-308-3803.
October 29—SATURDAY—Little Thumb Butte B & B Eat ‘n Ride-Ride ‘n Eat. Rated a 2. We will have coffee and rolls at 9 AM and return for a beautiful buffet lunch at 11:30 AM. Enjoy a perfect social site under the trees at LTB. Cost is $20 and must be received by October 26th. Mail check to Billie Wederski, 6780 Stage Line Trail, Prescott AZ 86305. RSVP to Carol Ross Trail Leader 928-925-0663
November 4 – 6 BCHBCA Campout at Bumble Bee Ranch for reservations
November 10—THURSDAY--Almosta T. H.—Gaited Ride(fast walking & some gaiting), Meet at 9:30 AM to ride at 10 AM. Non-Gaited Ride leaves at 10:20 AM. Rated a 2.5 for 2.5 hours OPTIONAL LUNCHafterwards at Bonn-Fire restaurant in Chino Valley. Gaited ride—RSVP to Carol Ross 928-925-0663 and Non-Gaited Ride—RSVP to Bobbie Reno 928-830-4208
November 17—THURSDAY—Fair Oaks Road—Meet at mailboxes at 10AM to caravan to staging area. Rated a 3 for 3.5 hours. Snacks afterwards at the horse trailers. RSVP to Denise Stevens 928-899-6120 or Tom Norris 928-636-3358
November 24-27—Thanksgiving Weekend—Enjoy! No planned rides
Save the Date: Christmas Party December 20 with Granite Mountain Riders at Prescott Lakes Clubhouse. Details to follow.