The 2019 Trip is planned for Jan 7-15, 2019!

You can view an example brochure of the trip (which is their 2018 brochure) by clicking here.

Learn more about Dr. Mark Ziese at his website.





To help prepare ourselves from a physical, mental, & equipment break-in standpoint; please review Mark’s years of experience Preparation List on his website:

And we are planning the following group hikes here in Memphis (Note:  You do not have to be registered or even interested in attending the Israel hike to participate in the following – come join us for fun, fitness, & fellowship!):

Date    Distance    Anticipated Time    Location    Special Notes   
July 21    3 Miles    1 to 1.7 Hours    TMC Bldg     paved   
August 18    3 Miles   1 to 1.7 Hours    TMC Bldg     paved   
Septembr 15    5 Miles    1.7 to 2.8 Hours    TMC Bldg     mixed   
October 6    7 Miles    2.3 to 3.9 Hours    TBD     trail only   
November 10    10 Miles    3.3 to 5.6 Hours    TBD     trail only   
December 15    10 Miles    3.3 to 5.6 Hours    TBD     trail only   


While not the same group/trail we’ll be following – this Guide Book has a great deal of good information in planning/preparing for the trip (click on the book image for more information):











If you have any questions, answers, or thoughts – please contact Dave Simmons