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BEGINS IN: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

Desert Hiking: Arizona’s Valley of the Sun and Superstition Mountains

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Program #6117RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Feb 21, 2013
Sponsored by Northern Arizona University. On site program registration in the resort meeting area any time between 4:30 - 5:15 PM.
You will be staying at the Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort and Suites that night.
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Nearest city or town: Phoenix, AZ
Nearest highway: I-10, US 60.
Nearest airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International

End of Program
Feb 27, 2013
Depart program from Apache Lake Resort after breakfast with a drop off at the Phoenix Airport by 10:30 AM followed by a stop at the starting hotel.
You will be staying at the Apache Lake Resort the night before.
Location: Departures
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Twenty five acre resort green landscaped on the Sonora Desert at the foot of Camelback Mountain in uptown Scottsdale, AZ.

Contact info:
6160 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 USA
phone: 480-991-1414
web: www.scottsdalecottonwoods.com

Room amenities: Plush top mattress, separate vanity area, mini refrigerator, coffee and tea station, work desk, wifi, whitewashed wood beamed ceilings, safes in every room, microwaves available in suits or upon request.

Facility amenities: Fitness center, 2 outdoor pools, 2 outdoor whirlpool spas, tennis courts, shuffleboard, jogging, fitness and nature trails, hammocks, Borgata Shopping Center steps away.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Seasonal
Rates vary widely; winter/spring is peak season with rates from $150 - $250/night.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Lodge

Description: Beautiful remote and scenic lodging site overlooking Apache Lake in the heart of Salt River Canyon. Quick and easy access into the adjacent Superstition Mountains.

Contact info:
AZ 88 about 13 miles northeast of Tortilla Flat
Tortilla Flat, AZ 85290 USA
phone: 928-467-2511
web: www.apachelake.com

Room amenities: air conditioning; cable TV.

Facility amenities: Lake swimming; restaurant; full-service marina.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: Call for rates
Call for rates and availability, Apache Lake Marina and Resort (928) 467-2511.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips

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4.9
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