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Humphrey's Peak Trail - San Francisco Peaks

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High-Class Hike!!!

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Reviewed 3 December 2017
PhlegmMaster
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Phoenix, Arizona
Three times of charm

I have tackled this trail in three different, non-consecutive summers, with a wide variety of... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
William M
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

If you want to see a larger selection of reviews, just look up "Humphreys Peak" on TripAdvisor; this review that I'm writing now is located under the title "Humphrey's Peak Trail - San Francisco Peaks" and this listing is a separate item under "Things to...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I have tackled this trail in three different, non-consecutive summers, with a wide variety of companions, and have been provided with a rich and varied experience each time, in no way redundant. Because afternoon thunderstorms, especially, are possible at any point in the summer, it...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Probably the biggest challenge in terms of endurance and altitude in AZ. For me, the biggest negative are the number of rocks on the trail. Kendrick is more enjoyable in that respect.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Park and jump off at upper ski lift (circa 9 500 Ft) and arrive at 12 600+ feet with 360 degree view and back in a few hours based on fitness. Inner basin house Lockett Meadow a wonderful wild flower spot.1000 feet or so from...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

From the parking lot walk across an open area (ski run) approximate elevation 9300', enter forest. Next 2 - 2.5 hours are an easy steady climb through the forest to the saddle at approximately 11.800', from saddle it's about 30-45 minutes to the summit at...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great trail for anyone because it's not extremely dangerous and you can turn back as soon as you feel you've reached your uphill limit. Do this hike early on summer or warm spring/fall days otherwise you will be really cold for the...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had a small group including a four year old so at times it was challenging but we took several breaks, drank plenty of water. The change in elevation definitely took some getting used to but it was well with it. As advised by other...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Part of the Kachina Peaks Wilderness Trail System. Be sure to sign the book so the Rangers know who you are, how many in your party, and what your destination is. The elevation climb is a challenge, but is do-able. Hiking sticks are highly recommended....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I did this hike with a fairly large group a few days ago. It was my first time up the trail. It was challenging due to it's length (10 miles round trip), elevation gain (I think 3600 feet), and altitude at the top (12,620-ish feet)....More

3  Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

It is completely worth the effort to bike / hike up these trails. Make sure you have enough water and supplies, as it can get toasty up there!

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