Tag: Hiking Club

Behind the scenes of the Sun Lakes Hiking Club

Hike Coordinators Greg Jewell, Marilyn Harkins and Dennis Harkins look over new trails. Missing in photo: Al and Ginny Metz.

Roberta Arpan The Sun Lakes Hiking Club is supported entirely by its members. Hike leaders are the backbone of this organization and the hike coordinators are the heart. In 2010 when Marilyn and Dennis Harkins took over the responsibilities of Hike Coordinator, the club offered two hikes each week and the job description was quite…

Sun Lakes Hikers reflect on successful season

Hikers posing in front of ruins in South Mountain Park.

Roberta Arpan The statistics are in summarizing the achievements of the Sun Lakes Hiking Club. In a nutshell, there were 63 scheduled hikes during the 2013-2014 season. Included in that number, 26 were Monday hikes, 25 took place on Wednesday, 10 of the hikes were classified as “Retread” and there were two special hikes: the…