Leonberger

Leonberger

3RD ANNUAL MEMORIAL HIKE – WATERMAN PEAK

IN MEMORY AND HONOR OF RETIRED DPS PILOT #2384          

 AND FORMER MARICOPA COUNTY, LA COUNTY PILOT AND PIMA COUNTY PILOT LOREN LEONBERGER

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2014      0900 -1230

MEET AT THE STAGING AREA AT THE BASE OF WATERMAN PEAK

IT TAKES ABOUT AN HOUR TO HIKE TO THE ACCIDENT SITE FROM THE STAGING AREA. 

THE TERRAIN IS STEEP AND THE FOOTING IS LOOSE IN SOME AREAS.

Please wear hiking boots (tennis shoes are not appropriate), long pants, gloves & water.  Hiking sticks are helpful.

DIRECTIONS TO WATERMAN PEAK

TAKE AVRA VALLEY ROAD EXIT OFF I-10, GO WEST

(THIS IS THE SAME EXIT TO MARANA AIRPORT)

DRIVE 18 MILES.  TURN LEFT AT A ROAD THAT HAS A LARGE BOLDER ON THE CORNER, AND A BROKEN SIGN THAT SAYS PIONEER ROCK QUARRY (OR SOMETHING SIMILAR).

FOLLOW THIS ROAD A COUPLE MILES TO PARKING AREA.

SILVERBELL MINE IS THE PEAK JUST NORTH OF WATERMAN PEAK, AND IS EASILY VISIBLE.

THERE IS A MEMORIAL TO LOREN ON TOP OF THE PEAK AT THE SCENE OF THE CRASH, WHICH TOOK LOREN’S LIFE ON JANUARY 31, 2011

THE ELEVATION OF WATERMAN PEAK IS 1,123 METERS

GPS OF THE PEAK IS

32O20’59.26”N

111028’24.41W

PLEASE ARRIVE WELL BEFORE 0900 HOURS SO WE CAN TAKE A HEAD COUNT.  WE DON’T WANT TO LEAVE ANYONE ON THE TRAIL.

RETIRED DPS SERGEANT GREGG GIRARD #1151 WILL BE IN THE PARKING LOT, OR DEPENDING ON HIS WELL-BEING, MAY BE ON THE TRAIL.  CELL PHONE – 602-531-4466.

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