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Promontory Butte 7,914, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Payson > Payson N
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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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Collective Slideshow
28  2018-04-04
Horton Super Loop Plus
DixieFlyer
9  2018-03-22
Derrick - Horton Loop
DixieFlyer
8  2018-01-13
Derrick-Prom-See-High-Horton
The_N
10  2017-08-19 chumley
15  2017-05-19
Derrick - Horton Loop
Jim_H
13  2017-03-19
Derrick - Horton Loop
lindaagm
15  2016-11-08 survivordude
15  2016-10-22
Highline - Promontory - See Spring Canyon Loop
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Sun  7:20am - 5:15pm
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Official Route
 
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Water
Nearby Area Water
Promontory Trail #278
Promontory Trail #278
1.1 mi away
0.7 mi
1,010 ft
Beaver Canyon - Mogollon Rim
1.8 mi away
6.3 mi
194 ft
See Spring Trail #185
See Spring Trail #185
1.9 mi away
0.6 mi
404 ft
Horton Springs Trail #292
1.9 mi away
Drew from See Canyon TH
Drew from See Canyon TH
2.2 mi away
6.7 mi
2,569 ft
See Canyon Trail #184
See Canyon Trail #184
2.2 mi away
6.9 mi
1,874 ft
Turkey Creek - Mogollon Rim
Turkey Creek - Mogollon Rim
2.3 mi away
6.4 mi
244 ft
Christopher Creek Gorge
Christopher Creek Gorge
2.9 mi away
1.0 mi
-200 ft
Horton Super Loop Plus
Horton Super Loop Plus
3.1 mi away
14.0 mi
2,700 ft
Horton Creek Trail #285
Horton Creek Trail #285
3.1 mi away
7.1 mi
1,222 ft
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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 follows 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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    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 $$
    None


    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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