To prepare for a Grand Canyon trip, there is nothing like actually hiking and backpacking. Arizona has many hiking clubs and meetup groups that offer companionship, tips and discovery of great trails.
Here is a list of clubs in Arizona. If your club is not listed, please feel free to contact me for inclusion on this list.
- Arizona Adventurers
- Arizona Outdoor and Travel Club
- Arizona Trail Association
- Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
- Baby Boomer Hikers & Adventurers
- Desert Adventures
- FRIENDS Outdoor, Hiking & Camping Club
- Grand Canyon Hikers
- McDowell Sonoran Land Trust
- Sierra Club Arizona Chapter
- Southern Arizona Hiking Club
- The Phoenix Hiking Meetup Group
- Tucson Hikers