About this event
Alpine Tour 2023
May 24 - 26
Experience what “no book of scenic drives would be complete without” according to Arizona Highways Magazine. This portion of the Coronado Trail was previously known as the Devils Highway because its original Route 666 designation. It is now called US Hwy 191 and runs between Alpine and Clifton Arizona. We’ll be driving Hwy 191 from South to North which starts at an elevation 3,500 feet and crests at just over 9,000 feet. Hold on that's over 400 curves later! To get there we will first drive south on New Mexico Highway 180 an equally enjoyable road.
On Wednesday May 24th we will depart the Maverick Gas Station on Highway 69 in Dewey at 9 am. Please arrive by 8:30am so we can depart on time. There will be a stop at the Burger King in Camp Verde at 9:30 am for Verde Valley and other members to join the drive. We will be stopping in Show Low for lunch.
We have rooms blocked at the Tal Wi Wi Lodge (15 rooms at various prices), which will be held until May 11th or until they’re all booked. Please call to make your room reservation now, as this trip will fill up quickly.
For reservations, call the Tal Wi Wi Lodge (Monday - Friday from 9:00 to 4:00) at 928-339-4319. Let them know that you are with the Arizona Mountain Porsche Club group. Payment for one night is collected up front with the balance due a few days before arrival. Do not book online as you will not get the discount.
Wednesday evening social hour - Please bring your own beverages and appetizer to share. We'll gather outside on the deck.
Thursday May 25th we will do the 212-mile loop drive with lunch in Morenci (half-way point) and return to Alpine for dinner.
We will return home on Friday May 26th. There will be a stop for breakfast in Show Low.
Registration is limited to 15 cars.
Please contact Jeff Boehm firstname.lastname@example.org or 507-261-9407 if you have any questions.