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Animal Tracking

Follow animal tracks in the desert under the guidance of a Canyon Ranch Outdoor Sports expert. Limit 10. Sign up: Outdoor Sports Activity Board or call Ext. 4355

Biosphere 2 Tour

Enjoy a tour of Biosphere 2, where research focuses on the environment and global climate change. You’ll also learn about a 1990s project on space colonization, when a scientific group was sealed inside Biosphere 2 for two years. Limit 8. Sign up: Outdoor Sports Activity Board

Bird Walking

Enjoy a leisurely bird-watching walk around the Ranch and neighboring horse farm. Binoculars and a snack provided. Limit 10. Sign up: Outdoor Sports Activity Board or Ext. 4355

High Ropes Adventures: The Lowdown

Take a tour of the Climbing Wall, Aerial Adventure and Challenge Course. A Canyon Ranch High Ropes facilitator will show you all the elements, explain the gear you’ll use, and answer your questions.

Mountain Discovery Hike

Join a staff naturalist for an easy interpretive hike high in the cooler, forested Santa Catalina Mountains. Learn about the fascinating ecology of the mountains we call Sky Islands on a hike that will inspire and invigorate you. Limit 8. See Outdoor Sports Activity Board or call Ext. 4355 prior to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Native Awareness

Learn awareness exercises and mobile meditation techniques as you experience the outdoors under the guidance of a Canyon Ranch Outdoor Sports expert. Limit 10. Sign up: Outdoor Sports Activity Board.

Photo Walk

apture the beauty of the desert at dusk. Learn how to photograph nature on this casual photo walk around the Canyon Ranch grounds. A Canon G-11 digital camera and a CD of your images will be provided. Limit 8. See Outdoor Sports Activity Board or call Ext. 4355 for current time and to sign up.

Photography Hike

Enjoy this easy hike and learn how to take memorable nature photos. A Canon G-11 digital camera and a CD of your images will be provided. Limit 8. Sign up: Outdoor Sports Activity Board or call Ext. 4355 prior to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Primitive Fire-Making

Learn how to coax a hot coal from hand-hewn sticks with this most exciting of outdoors skills. Experience a true Aha! moment as you connect with the primal thrill of creating fire. Limit 6. Sign up: Outdoor Sports Activity Board or call Ext. 4355

Sketch & Paint the Sonoran Desert

Join us for a short walk at daybreak in a beautiful desert oasis. Learn new techniques as you sketch and paint at Agua Caliente Park. Instruction and supplies provided. No experience necessary. 20-minute drive. Limit 8. Sign up: Outdoor Sports Activity Board or call Ext. 4355 prior to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

TRX® Demo

Take your workout to the next level. Suspension Training is a revolutionary training method that leverages gravity and your bodyweight. Learn how to safely perform multiple exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance and mobility.