May 11, 2024

BEYOND Hike - May 2024


Gordon Hirabayashi to Molino Basin, Mt. Lemmon


Hike Description: Level 1,2, and 3 are all welcome.

  • Mileage- 2-5 depending on the group you choose - out and back on same trail
  • Hike Description- Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 2 h 15 min to complete. It's going to be in the mid-high 80's, so it is IMPERATIVE to bring lots of water and a hat.

Hike Details


  • Saturday, May 11th
  • 8:30am-12:00pm


  • Gordon Hirabayashi to Malino Basin
  • Trailhead Address: Gordon Hirabayashi Campground, N Prison Camp Rd, Tucson, AZ 85749
  • Pass the initial parking lot and head to the horse corrals

Parking-some text

  • There is a large parking lot, but many folks in the past have met at Le Buzz and carpooled to the trailhead

Is there cell phone reception? Yes

Bathrooms- bathrooms at this trailhead

Dogs Policy- allowed but must be leashed the entire time

Required to bring

  • 3 Liters of Water
  • Pack to carry water
  • Hiking shoes or good tennis shoes- no flip flops/sandals allowed

Recommended to bring

  • Hiking Poles
  • Wide brim hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Loose fitting athletic clothing
  • Electrolytes

How to RSVP

  • To RSVP, you will "check-in" just as if you were at MMM or MMW. "Check-in" will begin Thursday morning before the hike along with a "Hike Details" email. You will go to OUR WEBSITE and there will be a pop up on the screen prompting you to RSVP.

May 11, 2024