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Camelback Mountain Summit Trail

Phoenix, AZ

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A nice, quick, steep little leg-burner. The Echo Canyon parking area & trail are closed for improvements & parking expansion through Fall and Winter 2013. It's ok though, just take the Cholla trail that you can access via E Cholla Lane.

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Hieroglyphic Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Pretty challenging for me but then again I'm a newbie and still pretty fluffy but I made it!! Amazing views over the valley and then hieroglyphs are amazing!!

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Red Rock scenic byway
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443 Completed 124 Reviews

Beautiful red rock country in Arizona.

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National Trail
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443 Completed 124 Reviews

Did part of this from Mormon Loop/Pina wash trail. Updated the map, because this trailhead is not actually in the South Pacific.

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Hidden Valley Trail Via Mormon Trail
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443 Completed 124 Reviews

Reading the last review, I'm ready to head to the Superstitions for my next Phoenix area hike. This was a nice accessible and popular urban hike, with views of the Phoenix metro area from the ridges.

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Mormon Loop Trail
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443 Completed 124 Reviews

Nice hike easily accessible from the south side of Phoenix. Very popular with mountain bikers.

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Thunderbird Park: H-Trail
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

Easy hike. I could do it with my grandson on my shoulders and a three year old in tow.

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Wind Cave Trail
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

This was a beautiful trail and felt surprisingly secluded considering how close it is to Phoenix. I wouldn't categorize the trail as difficult. I did it with my one year old on my back and my 3 and 4 year old hiking with me. It was a moderate trail with some steep switch backs but basically easy. The wind cave was a little underwhelming, but my kids enjoyed it.
There were a lot of people on the trail, but everyone was nice. There is also a gun range with in ear shot, which was kind of annoying.

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Pusch Peak
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Completed Reviews

The route shown on this web site is way off from what you actually follow. The map on this site shows you approaching the peak along a major ridge line from the southwest, then the final approach to the peak from the south. You actually climb to the north below the major ridge line and the final approach to the peak is from the north. Very difficult hike, very steep and rocky.

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Bright Angel Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Hiking the Bright Angel Trail was a fabulous experience. We hiked down to Phantom Ranch one day (7 hours), did a 10 mile day hike at the bottom on day two and hiked up (8 hours) the third day. Some people can do it much more quickly but there are many who take longer like we did. It is beautiful all the way. Next year or the year after I want to go back and do the North Rim Trail.

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Flatiron
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6 Completed 1 Reviews

Loved hiking this up to it and the view was amazing

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