Southern Arizona Hiking Club

Hiking the Mountains, Canyons & Trails of Southern Arizona for Over 60 Years

Information Table at the Summit Hut Spring Sale

Hello Hiking Friends-
SAHC will be having an information table at the Summit Hut Spring Sale on March 19 and 20.  Some of you helped me man the table last year.  I am particularly in need of help on Saturday, March 19 from 8:00 am til about 12:30 pm as I had already put in a hike to guide that morning. Sale times are 9-6 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday.  If you would like to help me out I would greatly appreciate any time periods you would be available.  Let me know at or 296-3128.  THANKS!!!
Diane Payne

SAHC Website Submission Errors

In response to complaints about the SAHC website not working properly when submitting hikes or hike results.

Folks need to understand that the website process may not work 100% of the time, I would venture to say that I think the SAHC website works 99% of the time. The web host does not claim that their services are available 100% of the time,  99% is the claim.

The SAHC website rents space on a web hosting server, we are not the only website on the server.  When an error occurs most of the time it is a server issue.  The server may be experiencing a lot of traffic when the submission error occurs.  The server may be in the middle of a reboot, it may experience memory issues from time to time.  Perhaps the data got corrupted  in the transmission process.  The best remedy is for the user is to reload the page and refresh the browser window.  If this does not correct the issue, simply waling for awhile and trying the submission again and it will probably work fine.  

The other day I went to use my banks ATM, it was not operating properly, have you ever went out and tried to start your car and the battery was dead?  Things happen, things don’t always work the way they should.  That’s life!

The SAHC website is complicated, it has a login process, it has several large databases that need to be referenced on a daily basis, it works fine most of the time, on the occasions when it doesn’t perform the way it should please don’t panic and complain, just be patient and try again in a short while.

Jerry Dean

SAHC Membership Numbers vs SAHC Website Login Numbers

It has been noted that some members and guides are using their SAHC website login number containing preceding zeros instead of their member numbers on Trail sheets, Hike Submission Forms and Hike Results Forms.

Member numbers do not contain preceding zeros, only the website login uses preceding zeros to obtain the six characters required for the login process.  Members may also change their password to any password containing at least 6 characters.

Using preceding zeros in the above processes may result in additional time and cause errors in the processing of the forms.  In the Hike Results form using preceding zeros in the member numbers may result in the form returning Unknown in the member name field.  If not corrected the Bulletin Editor must lookup the names and this results in additional time and effort to publish the Bulletin and eBulletin.

The incorrect numbers may also cause errors in the processing of SAHC statistical reports.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Winter Picnic - Community Food Bank

Again this year at the Winter Picnic, SAHC is collecting donations of non-perishable foods for the Community Food Bank. We've been doing this for several years, and it seems a good way to lend a hand to a worthy organization.

The Food Bank is grateful for any donation; however they following items are always a priority:

  • Cereal 
  • Canned Soups 
  • Canned Meats 
  • Canned Vegetables 
  • Canned Tomato Products 
  • Canned Fruit 

NO GLASS JARS, please. THANK YOU for bringing a few items to the Winter Picnic on Saturday, January 30th.