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Peak 2191 - Hieroglyphic Mtns, AZ

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Guide 6 Triplogs  0 Topics
Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Phoenix NW
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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 1.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,789 feet
Elevation Gain 338 feet
Accumulated Gain 364 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.32
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
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5  2019-01-05 BobP
7  2012-01-18 leonesiegel
6  2011-12-09 burntlizard
12  2011-11-08 burntlizard
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,879
Routes 15,959
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
Location TrailDEX, HAZ
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Preferred   Feb, Jan, Dec, Mar
Sun  7:07am - 6:20pm
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Peak 2191 - Hieroglyphic Mtns is a 1.5 mile round trip hike with 364 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 23 miles north-northwest of Glendale Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. February and January 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.

Overview: Short, partially off-trail hike to a small desert peak overlooking Lake Pleasant, the Hieroglyphic Mountains and views beyond.

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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.

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    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    2011-11-08 burntlizard From Phoenix, take I-17 north to the Carefree Highway (SR 74). Turn left on Carefree highway and drive West to Castle Hot Springs Rd (Lake Pleasant exit). Turn North and drive for approximately 5 miles to a large pull off on the left side of the road. Careful of deep sand in the parking area. The hike begins at the northwest corner of the parking lot on the other side of a fallen barbed-wire fence.
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