Day 1 - Verde Salt Mine, Schnebly Hill, and Camping
Day 2 - Merriam or Sheba Crater, Grand Falls and Montezuma's Well
A more detailed itinerary and permission form are available as a PDF documents.
Change of Clothes/Shoes - ones you don't mind messing up, the water at Grand Falls may stain
Warm clothing for night - Elevation is about 5,000'
Medications (give to teacher)
Water Bottles (2 one liter bottles are fine) and Water
Snacks - for first day and second looong day at Grand Falls
Food $ - $15 should be adequate
Ground Pad - it is cold at night
Tent - choose your tent mates
Trash bags (grocery bags, 2 each)
First Aid Kit
2 Large Ground Tarps
Trash Bags - collecting litter along the way
Flashlight/Laser Pointer (for pointing out constellations)
We rented 15 passenger vans from U-Save in Phoenix - (602) 267-9505. Their daily rate including 200 miles/day was $80.00, extra miles at $.25/mile. In addition, we had an extra private truck. There would be no way to get all this stuff into 2 vans. Emphasize the need to pack light!
If you have comments or questions, contact Jeff Simpson at North Canyon High School.
Verde Salt Mine | Schnebly Hill | Overnight | Cinder Cones | Grand Falls | Montezuma's Well