An increasing number of businesses and clubs are supporting the Arizona National Scenic Trail. Want to be a business partner? It’s easy to join!
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Premier Legacy Partners
Legacy Partners are corporate, nonprofit and government agencies that commit to contributing $10,000 in a year or $2,500 or more annually for five years or longer to support the Arizona Trail Association. Their generous contributions support the preservation of the Arizona Trail and will leave a legacy for future generations to enjoy.
Developer Sam Grossman founded Classic Hotels & Resorts with a mission of providing guests and groups alike with a hotel brand that blends the consistent service of a premiere chain hotel with the design and service elements of a boutique hotel. As Sam says, “Guests not only want great service from a hotel, but they also want unique experiences. Experiences they can share with others.” From the 744 all-suite Arizona Grand Resort & Spa and newly acquired The Scott Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, to the boutique California Coastal Collection, Classic Hotels & Resorts offer the coziness and familiarity of home, enhanced by unique amenities in iconic destinations.As part of an ongoing commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability, Classic Hotels & Resorts proudly partners with 1% for the Planet, a globally-recognized alliance of businesses that understand the necessity of protecting the natural environment, as the network’s first ever hotel management company to join.
Keep Nature Wild creates outdoor-inspired goods with the mission to pick up one pound of trash for each product sold. They donated 100% of all sticker proceeds through their 2019 Keep It Super Sticker initiative directly to the Arizona Trail Association to help in the restoration of the portions of the trail that have been affected by the Woodbury Fire in the Superstition Wilderness.
Osprey manufactures top-notch packs with innovative designs and exacting standards. Since the company was founded in 1974, they have continued to maintain exceptional relationships with their staff, pack makers and pack wearers. Their All Mighty Guarantee, launched in 2009, sets their brand apart. Free of charge, the company will repair any damage or defect in its product – whether it was purchased in 1974 or yesterday. If Osprey is unable to repair the item, they will happily replace it. The All Mighty Guarantee: any product, any reason, any era.
South32’s purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come. They work with the communities they are a part of to set actions and goals that will contribute to a better shared future for all.
Verco Decking, Inc., a Nucor Company located and operating in Phoenix, Arizona for more than 50 years, is proud to support the Arizona Trail Association. Verco Decking is a leading producer of steel decking, over half of which comes from recycled content, in roofing and flooring for non-residential buildings serving the Western United States. Part of Verco Decking’s Mission is to live each day with gratitude for the families, customers and partners that make their work possible. As part of their community, they are grateful for the opportunity to help support the Arizona Trail Association.
Handcrafted shelters, backpacks, quilts, clothing, and Dyneema based accessories all proudly manufactured in the United States. Minimalism and sustainability go hand in hand. Whether it’s through our designs, materials, or our packaging, we are committed to principles that result in the smallest impact possible.
Founded on the principle of providing an experience and level of service not normally found in the area, they strive to provide the most intimate and unforgettable trips possible. Adventure Southwest specializes in Grand Canyon tours, Grand Canyon guided hiking tours, and Antelope Canyon / Horseshoe Bend / Lower Antelope Canyon tours.
American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities that harness the idealism and energy of a volunteer labor force to help restore America’s public lands. ACE is grounded in the philosophy that cooperative labor on meaningful conservation projects fosters cross-cultural understanding and operates on the belief that challenging volunteer service unites people of all backgrounds in common cause.
Arizona G&T Cooperatives is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives. Working together, their employees fulfill the joint mission of providing reliable, affordable power to electric coops across the Southwest. Arizona G&T Cooperatives provides power to more than 160,000 electric meters and 400,000 people in Arizona, California and New Mexico through six Class A Member distribution cooperatives. One of 63 G&T electric coops in the nation, Arizona G&T Cooperatives owns and operates Apache Generating Station near Cochise, east of Benson. The plant has a combined gross generating capacity of 605 megawatts. They also purchase power to meet member energy needs during peak summer energy use.
Canyon Ranch is the world’s recognized leader in healthy living and luxury spa vacations, with destination spa resorts and SpaClub® day facilities on land and at sea. Since 1979, they have received countless awards and accolades for their innovative approach to health and fitness, and for the serene, relaxing and inspiring spa environments. Every Canyon Ranch venue remains true to their healthy lifestyle goals and vision-based history.
Cirrus Visual was founded with the vision of a graphic design studio and commercial printing company working under the same roof. Bringing these services together saves clients time, money, and gives them peace of mind. They invite you to enjoy this “Cloud 9 Service” concept.
Cosmic Cycles in Flagstaff, Arizona offers premium bicycles gear, bike rentals, bike repairs and anything else needed to enjoy the Flagstaff trails. Locally owned and operated, Cosmic Cycles in Flagstaff is an old school bike shop featuring new school performance and service.
The Catalina County Line Riders is a horseback riding club established in June 1994 with the goals of preserving trails, trail access and the equestrian lifestyle. We build and/or maintain sections of the 50 year Trail and the Tortolita Preserve Trail in Marana and work closely with several agencies in Pima County, Pinal County and the Town of Marana to preserve trails and access to those trials. We are also a member of the Adopt-A-Ranch Program. We sponsor monthly meetings with educational speakers, trail rides and overnight camping trips. Members receive a monthly Newsletter containing full details on all events.
Creedbilt, Inc. is a third generation small business that has been building custom truck bodies and truck accessories in Arizona since 1960. Creedbilt, Inc. has been in the same location at 6012 N. 56th Avenue since 1963. Creedbilt, Inc. not only builds custom truck bodies but also fabricates small jobs as well.
Damion Alexander is a Realtor with Long Realty who has a love for Tucson’s mountains, desert, clouds, wildlife, hiking, biking, murals, culture, and most everything else in sight. He enjoys traveling; he and his family have been looking for a community that they enjoy more, but have never found it. Damion’s passions are his family, photography, bicycles, and exploring anything new. He has been a Tourist Ambassador for Tucson and has seen and is a part of many diverse communities. What do you like? He would love to assist you.
Desperados Trail Scouts
The Desperados are an action-oriented group of Scottsdale’s Desert Mountain community residents and members that advocate for outdoor recreation in the Desert Foothills area.
Grand Canyon Adventures is one of the premier adventure tour agencies leading trips through the American Southwest. From Grand Canyon to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend to Sedona (and beyond,) let Grand Canyon Adventures take you to the heart of the Southwest’s most spectacular places.
JuneShine is an organic hard kombucha made from real ingredients that gives back to the planet. In addition to sustainable business practices like brewing with renewable energy and replacing the trees used to make their 6pack boxes, JuneShine also donates one percent of all sales to environmental nonprofits. Plus, their hard kombucha is delicious!
Whether you are looking for an extreme outdoor adventure or a peaceful getaway filled with history, beauty, and rustic charm, Payson delivers! We hope to see you soon.
PBD Ultralight is a small company in Scottsdale, Arizona started by a group of avid hikers wanting something more than the big box stores could offer. They create simple ultra-lightweight products in a wide range of colors, but at a reasonable price. All products are designed and thoroughly tested “on trail”. The founder, himself has hiked the AZT out and back. Check out their website for more information and a link to their blog.
Peace Surplus was founded in 1973 in downtown Tucson by the Chatinsky family. The store’s roots were based in military surplus with an ample supply of weather balloons, parachutes, military fatigues, gurneys, ammo cans and much more. Even though they continue to carry the surplus name, the store has evolved into a full-service outdoor, camping, hiking, and backpacking store.
Unlike our bikes, culture cannot be engineered: it grows from within. When Chris Cocalis founded Pivot Cycles in 2007, he had a vision for a company committed to designing and building the world’s best performing bicycles. Engineers, designers, athletes, industry veterans, and storytellers joined him one by one. The Pivot Cycles vision became a shared vision, and the mutual desire to push the mountain biking performance envelope tied all of us together in a way that can only be described as, well, a family. As a company, we have our own list of family values, and it begins with “people”.
When you hire Gary Nelson and his wonderful team, you get the expertise and loyalty of a Delegated Associate Broker and a designated Buyers Agent, plus expertise with transaction management, marketing, short sale assistance, REO/Bank owned property sales and more. Whether you are looking for a starting point in home ownership, that perfect second home or the investment of a lifetime, they are the real estate team to talk to.
Award-winning Arizona author Rodo Sofranac is a Phoenix, Arizona writer, teacher, trainer, and translator. He has over 45 years of business, education, and community experiences. He has developed and presented courses in ethics, diversity and inclusion, leadership, and critical thinking for a number of universities, business, nonprofits, and other organizations. In addition to a degree in psychology from Cornell University, Rodo has a teacher certification from Cleveland State University, and an MBA from Arizona State University. In Rodo’s latest book, “The Red Tail Tale on the Arizona Trail,” Rowen, a young, red-headed explorer, and Rojo, a clever, red-tailed hawk meet, bond, and experience a wonderful adventure on the fascinating Arizona National Scenic Trail. Besides reading enjoyment, the purpose of “The Red Tail Tale on the Arizona Trail” is to give exposure to and provide a funding source for the Arizona National Scenic Trail, particularly the programs of the Arizona Trail Association. Up to 100% of the profits generated by this book will be donated to the Arizona Trail Association.
The SaddleBrooke Hiking Club has over five-hundred energetic, enthusiastic members. The club’s main activity and focus is hiking. Members also gather periodically for social hours, picnics, and trail work days. Membership in the club is open to all SaddleBrooke residents.
Southern Arizona Mountain Bike Association (SAMBA) is an organization of people with a passion for mountain biking! Founded in 1991, our objective is to promote the enjoyment of mountain biking and nature; to protect and enhance mountain biking opportunities; and to support environmentally and socially responsible use of the land.
Southwest Solutions is your one-stop shop for promotional products and business gifts. Their extensive range of promo products will ensure you find something to suit your requirements. With 1000s of selections, Southwest Solutions offers branded merchandise to fulfill all of your needs. Put their knowledge about promotional products to work for you. With high quality promotional products, fast delivery times, and prices to fit all budgets, they will provide customized, relevant recommendations for you.
THAT Brewery is for beer enthusiasts, foodies, nature fanatics, mountain bikers, hikers, campers, sightseers, antique shoppers, families, home brewers and well, just about everyone!
TransCanyon Shuttle was born in 1989 when the growing popularity of trans canyon hiking made it apparent that there was a need for convenient and reliable transportation between the north and south rim dedicated to the needs of Rim to Rim hikers.
The Willow River Wilderness School provides boutique survival education. They customize their outdoor survival curriculum to build a program around the individual needs of their clients and present it a one-on-one or group setting on the client’s terms. Offering individual classes, mentoring for wilderness survival reality programs and corporate colleague development options.
- A Ferraris Law
- All-Star Grand Canyon Tours
- Arizona Conservation Corps
- Arizona Jerky Co.
- Arizona Zipline Adventures
- Babbitt Brothers Foundation
- Bawker Bawker Craft Cider
- Best Western Plus Sun Canyon- Sierra Vista
- Bikepacking Roots
- Binary Bicycles
- Catalina Craft Pizza
- Charron Vineyard and Winery
- Family Vision Source
- Flagstaff Surgical Associates
- Fleet Feet – Tucson
- General Kearny Inn
- Greater Vail Chamber of Commerce
- Huppy Bar, LLC
- Jim Click Automotive Team
- Jorden, Hiser & Joy, PLC
- Just Roughin’ It Adventure Company
- Mormon Lake Lodge
- Mt. Lemmon General Store & Gift Shop
- New Frontier Books
- Patagonia Lumber Co.
- Pine-Strawberry Business Community (PSBC)
- Pink Jeep Tours
- Plants for the Southwest
- Public Lands Interpretative Association
- Rancho Pinot
- Sabino Cycles
- Simple Outdoor Solutions
- Sportsman’s Warehouse
- Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative
- Sunnyside Medicenter
- Sunset West Building Services
- Town of Payson
- Wanderlust Running
- 32 Shea
- Absolute Bikes
- AC Hotel
- American Hiking Society
- Arizona Backcountry Llamas
- Arizona Cowgirls
- Arizona Forward
- Atlas Guides
- Beeline Guest House
- Beyond Bread
- Broadway Bicycles
- Catalina Brewing Company
- Copper Mountain Motel
- Double Staple Ranch
- Duck and Decanter
- El Rancho Robles
- Emmitt Barks Cartography
- Enriched Solar
- Epic Rides
- Equilibrium Real Estate Investments
- Global Bikes (Ahwatukee, Chandler N, Chandler S, Gilbert)
- Grand Canyon Guru
- Green Valley Recreation Hiking Club
- Hammel Dentistry
- Hancock Resources
- Joey Gutos Music
- Kuumba Made
- M & B Sedan
- Mt Lemmon Gravel Grinder
- Mt Lemmon Hotel
- North Rim Country Store
- Old Time Pizza – Kearny
- Opus Funding & Investments
- Oracle Patio Café
- Ovens of Patagonia
- Perch Brewery
- Pima Trails Association
- Reevis Mountain School
- Rim Runners
- Rincon Research Corporation
- Rogue Panda Designs
- Sandy Welshinger Cruise Planners
- Sasquatch Fuel
- Sky Island Roasters
- Southern Arizona Hiking Club
- Southwest Trail Solutions
- Stage Stop Inn
- Sun & Spokes Bicycle Shop
- Sundog Running
- SunUp Brewing Company
- Superior Barmacy
- Tap & Bottle
- TerraSol Camping
- Territory Supply
- Top of the World
- Western Spirit Cycling
- Wildland Trekking Company
- Yellow Brick Coffee
- Zach MacDonald – Tierra Antigua Realty
Employer/Employee Charitable Giving Programs
- American Express Charitable Fund
- Boeing Employees Community Fund
- Dell Employee Giving Program
- Discover Financial Services Employee Giving
- Pima County ECAP – United Way
- REI Employee Charitable Action
- State Employees Charitable Campaign