Tag Archive for Hiking Club

What a Hiking Season It Was!

Warren Wasescha, Sun Lakes Hiking Club The club organized over 85 hikes this season with over 1,000 sign-ups for those hikes. Top hikers were Ed Molieri who logged 29 hikes, Tracy Nilsen with 25 hikes, and Jim Bauer with 14 hikes. It goes without saying that hiking is addictive! In my eight-plus years of hiking…

We Love Our Volunteers

Warren Wasescha, Sun Lakes Hiking Club Volunteers make the difference. To make a good club experience, you need the right combination of dedicated individuals willing to put their good talents to work for the betterment of the club. For the Sun Lakes Hiking Club, we’ve benefited from years of talented individuals stepping up and defining…

Choosing a Good Hike

Warren Wasescha, Sun Lakes Hiking Club Our Hiking Club has hundreds of different hikes that they do in the Valley, most of which are well-known favorites. As good as these hikes are, it’s always fun to explore a new area. And that is why we go on a Special Hike every year in March. This…

Hiking in the New Year!

Warren Wasescha December went fast, and it’s hard to believe we are already into our third month of hiking this season. If you missed our December club meeting, it was a good one. The room was packed and the topics salient. We heard from Paul Feeney that our March Special Hike will be in the…

Ready to Lead a Hike?

Warren Wasescha Someone once said if we don’t have hike leaders, our club is just a picnic and some monthly meetings. Thankfully, we have a number of dedicated hike leaders who make our hikes happen. But we could always use more to keep the hiking calendar full. Not sure you’re comfortable leading a hike? It’s…

Hikes Are in Full Gear

Warren Wasescha On a clear day you can see mountain ranges all around the Valley, and when you look at the last two calendar months of hiking, the club has already hiked in most of those mountain ranges this season. We get around, and you will, too, when you hike with our club. Already, the…

Friendships Within the Hiking Club

Warren Wasescha I’ve been hiking with our club for five seasons now. I have hiked at all levels. I have hiked with many club members, both old and new. The one thing I’ve noted along the way is how friendly the club has been to me and to others. And it’s rewarding to see the…

April Musings from the Hiking Club

Club hikers enjoying the Boulder Canyon Trail; back row (left to right): Scott Downey, Ron Deraas, Joan Carlisle, Paul Feeney, David Coffman, Tim Donovan, and Steve Collier; front row (left to right): Fabiola Scotto and Shaun Collier (Photo by Tom Scotto)

Warren Wasescha Hard to believe this month is the end of our formal hiking for the season. The time has quickly flown by. The hikes have been good, the conversations on the trail great, and the relationships built priceless. But your hiking can continue through the summer. Just give a call to your club hiking…