Peak 3465 - Hieroglyphic Mountains, AZPrint Full | Basic
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 Phoenix NW
Difficulty ?    Route Finding
Distance Round Trip 12.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,053 feet
Elevation Gain 1,670 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,778 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 26.09
Interest Seasonal Creek & Peak
Author Unregistered
Descriptions 3,692
Routes 0
Photos 0
Trips 248 map ( 429 miles )
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Rated Viewed All Mine Friends
17  2014-12-05 Jason Cleghorn
34  2013-11-09 Nightstalker
12  2013-11-09 Barrett
22  2012-12-29 desert-boonie
15  2012-02-06 leonesiegel
34  2012-01-16 WilliamnWendi
10  2012-01-01 burntlizard
5  2011-12-31 kingsnake
11  2010-11-26 The Eagle
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Wilderness Hells Canyon
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0.4  Big Jim Trail
0.5  Little Jim Trail
2.0  Peak 2191 - Hieroglyphic Mtns
2.1  Cottonwood Creek - Hells Canyon Wilderness
2.1  Walkin' Jim Trail at Cottonwood Creek
2.4  Pikes Peak - Hieroglyphic Mtns
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Overview: The hike takes you up to the predominate peak to the North West of the Walking Jim Trail. This hike is an extension of the Walking Jim Trail, their are Cairns leading up to the peak. Be careful for areas with loose rocks and some narrow spots towards the top. This portion offers an spectacular view of Lake Pleasant, which is approximately 6 miles away and a birds eye view of the adjoining Hieroglyphic mountains and Hells Canyon.

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Page created by burntlizard
on Jan 01 2012 1:17 pm


    Directions Preferred Months Jan Mar Apr Oct
    Sunrise7:28am Sunset5:23pm
    Road / VehiclePaved - Car Okay
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    To hike
    From Phoenix, take I-17 north to the Carefree Highway (SR 74). Turn left on Carefree highway and drive west to Castle Hot Springs Rd (Lake Pleasant exit). Turn north and drive for approximately 5.1 miles to a large pull off on the left side of the road. Careful of deep sand in the parking area. The hike begins at the northwest corner of the parking lot on the other side of a fallen barbed-wire fence.
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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
    page created by burntlizard on Jan 01 2012 1:17 pm
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