LOREN LEONBERGER

LOREN LEONBERGER

MEMORIAL HIKE – WATERMAN PEAK

IN MEMORY AND HONOR OF RETIRED DPS PILOT

AND FORMER MARICOPA COUNTY, LA COUNTY PILOT AND PIMA COUNTY PILOT LOREN LEONBERGER #2384

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012      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

(THIS IS THE SAME EXIT TO MARANA AIRPORT)

DRIVE 18 MILES.  TURN LEFT AS 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.

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