Immersive New Adventures Debut this Fall at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Exclusive tours offered in partnership with local REI adventure centre

September 14, 2022,
Scottsdale, U.S.A.

Guests of Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North can indulge their inner adventurer with new offerings launching October 2022, offered in partnership with the local team at leading adventure operator REI Co-op. Soar high above the dramatic red rocks of Sedona, take in the beauty of the McDowell Mountains on a scenic hike, or make a splash with an oversized stand-up paddle board adventure for the entire family.

“Four Seasons is the ideal basecamp to explore the majestic Sonoran Desert and beyond,” says General Manager Kelley Moreton. “REI provides our guests with personalized, immersive and authentic itineraries, going beyond the surface to educate in a setting sure to inspire.”

 "We're excited to introduce these new excursions for our Four Seasons colleagues to share with their guests," adds REI Regional Experiences Manager Jon Colby. "These experiential tours showcase the unique ecosystem of our Sonoran Desert to both the novice recreationalist and seasoned adventurer. With our reliable weather and immediate access to the surrounding desert landscape, we'll have something appealing for every season of the year."   

Guests can choose from the following new adventures:

Sip, Soar & Explore Tour

Take an aerial tour to Sedona’s dramatic red rocks landscape, experience the healing energy of the famed vortexes, and end the day with an Arizona wine tasting. Designed for hikers of all skill levels, this exclusive guided experience – created by REI and offered only to Four Seasons guests – showcases the best of the region’s beauty, from its stunning red rock formations to its lush green landscapes. The Sip, Soar & Explore experience is offered October through May, and is available for bookings of four to eight guests, with pricing beginning at USD 2,199 per person.

Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

Experience the desert from a thrilling new perspective while on the deck of a giant stand-up paddleboard (SUP), measuring 16.5 feet long and 5 feet wide (5 by 1.5 metres). The board can comfortably hold up to six guests, as well as the tour guide. Take in the beauty of gentle Lake Saguaro, exploring the unique Sonoran Desert water landscape while discovering more about the area’s unique natural history. This tour is offered year-round, for two to six participants, at a price of USD 329 per person.

Path of the Ancients Hiking Tour

Exploring on foot is the most intimate and educational way to experience Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. Venture into the lush desert and mountains once inhabited by ancient peoples. Guests will be transported to the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, a scenic setting encompassing 2,154 acres (872 hectares) of diverse, rugged upland desert. It contains numerous archaeology sites, as well as portions of Cave Creek and the remnants of early mining and ranching occupation. This 2.5 hour tour is available year-round, for two to nine participants, at a cost of USD 349 per person.

Pedal to Peak E-Bike & Hiking Tour

Prepare for a unique multi-activity tour, experiencing the scenic community of Troon North and its prized surrounding landmarks, the McDowell Mountains. Effortlessly pedal an e-bike through the magnificent community that enjoys a dynamic desert landscape – undulating geography, among huge granite boulders, lush desert arroyos, and stands of ancient saguaros. Ride to the iconic Tom’s Thumb Trailhead for a casual hike in a dramatic landscape. After soaking up the gorgeous views, saddle up for a pedal-assisted ride bike back to the property. This tour is available all year round, for two to nine participants, at a cost of USD 299 per person.

For more information or to book a tour, contact the Concierge at 480 513 5075.