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Humphrey's Peak

Kachina Peaks Wilderness, Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ
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Stressful But You'd Be Surprised To See Who And How Many Make It

I can't give this hike a 5 because many people won't be able to make it. Be sure, before taking the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zoom_Gotti
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Henderson, Nevada
Challenging

It's was a bigger snow year than usual so conditions on 4 May were more like a typical mid April, i... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2017
jesse o
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Jackson, Wyoming
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Kachina Peaks Wilderness, Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can't give this hike a 5 because many people won't be able to make it. Be sure, before taking the challenge, that you have the lung capacity to continue to ascend at 12,000 feet. And start early so you're close to the return when...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

It's was a bigger snow year than usual so conditions on 4 May were more like a typical mid April, i understand. If the trail were dry it would have been just a good uphill workout but hard, steep and deep snow provided a welcome...More

1  Thank jesse o
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We heard about this hike while in Flagstaff with our two young children (10 and 7) and thought it would be fun to do part of the hike to experience the elevation (9,437 feet at our stopping point) and to give the kids bragging rights....More

1  Thank rgilpin99
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We hiked up Humphrey´s Peak several times in the past years, but always remember the trail using the Inner Basin. The Aspen tress, quite meadow above them and the oustanding scenery from the top. Just beuatiful...

1  Thank tom733
Reviewed April 3, 2017

During Spring , summer and fall season great hikes, winter is great for skiing. Great views. Really a must do and see while you are in this area

1  Thank ustravelgirl22
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

To get to the highest point in Arizona one drives up to the Arizona Snow Bowl, and then take the ski lift ($) year-round up to near the top. Magnificent views. On many days one can look northwest INTO the upper part of Grand Canyon,...More

4  Thank rockdocker
Reviewed March 24, 2017

We stayed at a great house that had this beautiful mountain within view most of the time. Loved seeing it in the distance. We drove as far as you could up the mountain - can't say much about that experience. Might be best viewed from...More

1  Thank shortdirectflights
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Such a beautiful mountain when covered with snow. Elegant and distinctive available to see from many different directions. As someone from the Northeast originally, I miss mountains covered with snow. Humphrey's Peak satisfies my nostalgia .

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

I visited during winter so with snow being everywhere, it was a lovely atmosphere. The view all around is beautiful. Definitely worth the visit.

1  Thank Nas S
Reviewed October 1, 2016

The best, toughest hike I've done. I don't hike too much, but I consider myself an outdoorsman. I made it with my 12 year old daughter, who is one tough cookie. I could count the number of people under 18 years old hiking the peak...More

7  Thank Jeff S
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Darren T
I would like to get to the saddle to see at least some of the views while in flagstaff with my family. Can anyone attest to how long it takes to get to doyle saddle?
May 24, 2017|
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Response from jesse o | Reviewed this property |
It's been three weeks since I saw it under conditions that would be very challenging for children so I don't know how quickly its melting out. I recommend you call the forest service office. I'm sorry I don't know other... More
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Lacey B
I was wondering what the weather would be like in July and also I seen chair lifts can that bring you to the top of the mountain
January 3, 2017|
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Response from PokharaRN | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the snow lifts operates in the summer. And I know the lifts don't go up to Mt. Humphrey. You might get thunderstorms in July so just check the weather before you go on a long hike. Hope this helps.
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