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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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.