Lace up your boots and sample 120 of the finest trails in northern Arizona. The great elevation range of this diverse region means you can hike year-round. When the southern deserts are hot, escape to the high alpine trails outside of Flagstaff. When the mountains are snow covered, follow the trails through desert flowers in the balmy red rock desert around Sedona. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bruce Grubbs will introduce you to these hikes and more. Use this guide for: up-to-date trail information; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; difficulty ratings for each hike; easy-to-read maps and photos of trails; recommended hikes by category. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout northern Arizona.
• Steve Krause & Teresa Henkle → Pinyon Publishing Company 1995
A guide to exploring Arizona's beautiful Red Rock Country in and around Sedona. There are descriptions, directions, maps, and photos for each of 38 day hikes and 28 sightseeing spots. The sightseeing spots include scenic panoramas, historic points, energy vortexes, and indian ruins, as well as fishing, picnic, swimming and campground locations. Over 20,000 copies have been sold over the past eight years.
This book is the bible for Sedona hikers, the one that knowledgeable people recommend. It contains detailed descriptions and maps that guide the reader to 135 day hikes around the Sedona area. The layout makes the hikes very easy to follow, and the directions are precise, foolproof, and reliable. You won't get lost if you use this book. There are also directions for finding five of the famous Sedona Vortex sites. The book contains eight pages of beautiful color photographs taken by Sherry Mangum, illustrating the attractions that make Sedona such a desirable hiking Mecca. The authors have spent many years researching and field-testing the hikes, and since the book was introduced in 1992, they have kept it up to date by constant revision. They also maintain a website posting up-to-the-minute information.
• Richard K Mangum and Sherry G Mangum → Hexagon Press Inc 2006
The best Sedona hiking guide! The 130 hikes in this edition have been totally revamped to include GPS coordinates. Each hike now features a color photograph and color map. First released in 1992, the authors have worked constantly to keep this guide updated and current through this latest edition. The very use-friendly format features each hike shown on facing pages with complete directions to the trailhead, description of the hike, photograph and map. Also included is an elevation change graph, season-to-hike chart, difficulty/mileage graph and how-crowded icon
• Robert Blake, David Mazel → Wilderness Press 1997
Jagged desert peaks, awesome gaping canyons, wildflower-dotted alpine meadows and more entice hikers and backpackers to adventure in central and southern Arizona. From short dayhikes to multi-day backpacking trips, this book features 84 routes for beginning to skilled backpackers (excludes Grand Canyon hikes).