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Sheep Mountain Peak 6996 - Mazatzal, AZ

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Guide 66 Triplogs  6 Topics
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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 8.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,567 feet
Elevation Gain 1,470 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,800 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 8-11 hrs
Kokopelli Seeds 22.6
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
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15  2015-11-14
Joe Domin (gpsjoe) 5 Year Memorial Reunion
ssk44
7  2015-11-14
For GPSjoe - 5 yr Anniversary at Mt. Peeley TH
Grasshopper
8  2015-03-28
Mount Peeley and Sheep Mountain
chumley
15  2015-03-28
Mount Peeley and Sheep Mountain
The_Eagle
5  2015-03-28
Mount Peeley and Sheep Mountain
fricknaley
6  2015-03-28
Mount Peeley and Sheep Mountain
BobP
15  2015-03-08
Sheep Mountain w Peeley
johnlp
20  2014-07-19
Sheep Mountain via 25A
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Preferred   Oct, May, Apr, Sep
Sun  6:58am - 5:22pm
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Official Route
 
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Water
Nearby Area Water
Upper Sheep Creek Loop
Upper Sheep Creek Loop
0.0 mi away
17.4 mi
4,450 ft
Mazatzal Divide Trail #23
Mazatzal Divide Trail #23
0.0 mi away
30.0 mi
4,758 ft
Cornucopia Trail #86
Cornucopia Trail #86
0.0 mi away
3.1 mi
241 ft
Cornucopia - Thicket Spring Loop
Cornucopia - Thicket Spring Loop
0.0 mi away
6.5 mi
900 ft
Mazatzal Divide: Peeley to Y-Bar
Mazatzal Divide: Peeley to Y-Bar
0.0 mi away
10.2 mi
1,550 ft
Mount Peeley Summit
Mount Peeley Summit
0.0 mi away
5.0 mi
1,482 ft
Peak 7532 - Mazatzal Mountains
0.0 mi away
Peak 7579 - Mazatzal Mountains
Peak 7579 - Mazatzal Mountains
0.0 mi away
Peak 7105 - Mazatzals
0.0 mi away
Peak 7260 - Mazatzals
0.0 mi away
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Overview
Sheep Mountain Peak 6996 - Mazatzal is a 8.6 mile round trip hike with 2,800 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 31 miles northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. October and May are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.

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Note
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.






    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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    FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

    To Peeley Trailhead
    SR87 east to signed turnoff for Sycamore Creek about .5mi north of mile post 222. Turn left across divided highway and follow paved road to dirt road on right at 1.2mi. Cross the cattleguard and go 1.2mi to the fork of FR25 and FR201. Veer right and follow FR201 (Mt.Peeley Summit Rd.)to its end @10mi total from hwy).

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) - 71.3mi 1 hour 48 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) - 169mi 3 hours 19 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) - 152mi 3 hours 17 mins
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