We had the good fortune of connecting with Allie Scordo and Tanya Casas and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Allie Scordo and Tanya Casas, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
Tanya and Allie started Hike With Us AZ to connect local adventurers, one group hike at a time! We were both new to Arizona at some point and know how challenging it can be to not only meet friends but to explore new trails. We thought it would be impactful to build a local AZ hiking community and host memorable group hiking events because sharing adventures means enjoying them more! In September 2020, we created Hike With Us AZ, LLC out of our joined passion for hiking and bringing people together. We host fun and motivating group hiking events every month during hiking season. It has been rewarding seeing genuine friendships formed from our group hikes, motivating people to stay active and hike all while showcasing the beautiful Arizona trails!
What should our readers know about your business?
When joining a Hike With Us AZ group hike, our hikers experience a seamless day out in nature. We lead the hikers through the trail taking breaks to get to know one another better. The group keeps each other motivated and excited to keep exploring! We provide healthy snacks and refreshments, with a fun group toast when we reach the top!
We ensure this is a memorable experience and capture photos of fun moments during the hike. Through Instagram and Facebook, we are able to facilitate and maintain the connections made and build a hiking community online. Most of our hikers become friends and even continue to hike with each other outside of Hike With Us AZ. Come as strangers, leave as friends!
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Some of our favorite local hikes are: Tom’s Thumb, Peralta Trail, Butcher Jones, Camelback & Wave Cave
Other: Register for our group hikes using this link: https://linktr.ee/hikewithusaz