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Peak 3465 - Hieroglyphic Mountains, AZ
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 Phoenix NW
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Difficulty ?    Route Finding
Distance Round Trip 12.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,116 feet
Elevation Gain 1,670 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,778 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 26.09
Interest Seasonal Creek & Peak
Author Unregistered
Descriptions 3,873
Routes 0
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Trips 248 map ( 429 miles )
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Rated Viewed All Mine Friends
12  2015-05-17 trekkin gecko
9  2015-05-17 johnlp
15  2015-01-24
Peak 3465 Hiero Mtns - Mo
The Eagle
28  2015-01-24
Peak 3465 Hiero Mtns - Mo
rayhuston
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
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Wilderness Hells Canyon
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0.0  Walkin' Jim Trail at Cottonwood Creek
0.0  Pikes Peak - Hieroglyphic Mtns
0.0  Peak 2191 - Hieroglyphic Mtns
0.3  Cottonwood Creek - Hells Canyon Wilderness
0.7  Yavapai Point Trail - Lake Pleasant
1.3  Little Jim Trail
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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


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    Directions
    Map Drive
    Sun5:39am - 7:32pm
    Preferred Jan, Mar, Apr, Oct
    RoadPaved - Car Okay
    Permit $$


    Directions 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.
    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
    Warning: heat kills!
    Avoid 8am to 5pm over 90 degrees. Prehydrate & stay hydrated.
    Hikebot recommends using an umbrella to block the sun.
    Avoid Heat Illness - do NOT hike when temps exceed 100 degrees, period.
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