Past Events


Joshua Tree Backpacking & Yoga Adventure

04.14 - 04.18.10

A collaboration between Exuberance and Back to Earth: backpacking in Joshua Tree National Park, delicious organic food and daily yoga classes by Ann Mullins Bulka in the great outdoors!

Upper Salt River Rafting #2


Like the early spring rafting adventure, this April trip explores the graceful meander of the Upper Salt River, betwixt primeval cliffs where endangered Southern Bald Eagles make their home. Experience the thrill of "surfing" Class III and IV rapids under the expert tutelage of professional river guides. Connect with yourself, your team and your community during a sunshine-filled day on the Upper Salt River; you'll discover your inner adventure outside.

Upper Salt River Rafting #1


Explore the wonders of the Upper Salt River Canyon on this exciting whitewater adventure! Marvel at the scenic panorama of limestone cliffs and lush desert landscape. Experience thrilling class III and IV whitewater as you float through the unique entrenched meander of Mule Hoof Bend. You and your crew will navigate rapids including Maytag Chute, Mother Rock, and the powerful waves of Exhibition Rapid.

North Loop McDowell Mountains


Join Exuberance for this women-only Valentine's Day outing in the beautiful McDowell Mountains. We'll start the day with a morning walk on an easy 3 mile-loop then gather in community for home-made post-hike brunch.

Fossil Springs Hike


Escape the heat of early Phoenix summer and cool off in Fossil Creek. This rugged trail begins in the high desert above the canyon, then drops a little more than 1,300 feet down to the riparian oasis formed by several strong springs.

Upper Salt River Rafting


On this exhilarating trip, you'll explore the wonders of the Upper Salt River Canyon and experience thrilling Class III and IV whitewater as you float through a scenic panorama of limestone cliffs.

Wind Cave Trail - Usery Mountains


Join us for a memorable morning on the Wind Cave Trail, in the beautiful Usery Mountains!

Quartz Ridge/Nature Trail #304


Find your center as we explore the natural wonders of the Phoenix Mountains.  Enjoy some much-needed quiet and stillness as we sit for periods of self-reflection and/or journaling.

Peralta Trail - Superstition Mountains


One of the most popular hikes in the Superstition Wilderness is the 2.5 mile trail up Peralta Canyon to Fremont Saddle. The route leads into scenic backcountry and offers one of the best views of Weaver's Needle, a landmark rock spire in the center of the Superstion Mountains.

Freedom Trail/Piestewa Peak Circumference Trail


The Freedom (Circumference) Trail is Piestawa Peak's longest trail, winding almost 4 miles around the entire mountain. Less busy than the well-known Summit Trail, the Freedom Trail promises a bit of peace amidst an urban landscape.