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Promontory Butte 7,914, AZ

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 2.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,853 feet
Elevation Gain 128 feet
Accumulated Gain 289 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.55
Interest Off-Trail Hiking
Dogs not allowed
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6  2020-04-16
Promontory Butte - Bear Canyon Lake Loop
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14  2020-04-11
Horton Super Loop Plus
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4  2019-08-15 LJW
7  2019-06-01
Promontory Butte via See Canyon
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8  2019-04-30
Promontory Butte via See Canyon
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28  2018-04-04
Horton Super Loop Plus
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9  2018-03-22
Derrick - Horton Loop
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8  2018-01-13
Derrick-Prom-See-High-Horton
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author avatar Guides 16,854
Routes 16,190
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Oct 9th to Dec 31st

Overview
Gila county high point sits 525 NE of Promontory Butte 7,914. The 15 Arizona highpoints is a popular list to tackle. Gila County is south off the edge of the rim. The hike & 7,914 are Coconino County. The highpoint for Coconino is Humphreys Peak North of Flagstaff.


Hike
Arbitrary as a standalone hike. The Official Route here is just a nice option. Most of which follow old faded forest roads.

Loop Ideas
Highline - Promontory - See Spring Canyon 17 mi / 3.3k aeg

Derrick See Promontory Horton Loop 22.25 mi / 4.4k aeg

Note
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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot
    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.

    Permit $$
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    Directions
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    High Clearance possible when dry

    To hike
    From the major intersection 87/260 in Payson
    43.8 mi. About 1 hour 4 mins
    1. Head east on AZ-260 E toward S Goodnow Rd 29.2 mi
    2. Turn left onto Rim Rd 9.4 mi
    3. Turn left to stay on Rim Rd 3.0 mi
    4. Turn left onto Forest Service Rd 764 2.2 mi
    page created by joebartels on Jul 10 2010 3:20 pm
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