Outdoor Group Campout

Friday, May 20 - May 22 Come join the fun at the Outdoor Group Campout starting Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22, outside of Tusayan, Arizona. Once again we are going to have to adapt. First COVID canceled the campout in the fall of 2020 and again in 2021. Now our group campsite has...

Hike Horton Springs on April 23

No Hike April 9 UUCP is having a fundraiser auction on April 9. Please plan to attend and find some real treasures to take home. There will be no hike that day, so if you’re concerned about not getting in your exercise for the week, we have you covered!...

Granite Mountain Hike – McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

Saturday, March 26 - 7:45am MST Wildflower season is here, and the flowers should be in full display on March 26. Granite Mountain is one of the best showcases for spring flowers in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Come join us on a hike around Granite Mountain. We are nearing the end of the hiking season. Now...

South Mountain Hike

Saturday, March 12 - 8:30am MST On Saturday, March 12, the Outdoor Group will be meeting at the Beverly Canyon Trailhead at 8:30am for a 3.9-mile hike with an elevation gain of only 551 feet. It will take about 2 hours of hiking through classic Sonoran Desert on a well-defined sandy trail. The climb is...

Wind Cave Trail Up Next

Saturday, February 26 Wind Cave Trail, Usery Mountain, February 26 Usery Mountain Regional Park is a beautiful place to hike, and one of our newest members is leading a hike on the Wind Cave Trail. This one is a climb up to a large cave. I always love it when there is...

Spur Cross Loop Hike

Saturday, February 12 - 8:00am MST Ringtail Trail Brought Out 16 Optimistic People Saturday, January 22 was windy, rainy, and cold; yet 16 enthusiastic people showed up to hike the Ringtail trail in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. We did, in fact, have some real raindrops fall on our circle as we counted off to begin...