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Houston Bros Tr Loop via U-Bar Tr-FR139G, AZ

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Loop 3.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,296 feet
Elevation Gain -292 feet
Accumulated Gain 335 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 2.1
Kokopelli Seeds 5.18
Interest Historic & Seasonal Creek
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Bear Canyon - Houston Draw Loop
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18  2009-06-28 Grasshopper
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Preferred   May, Oct, Sep, Apr
Sun  6:57am - 5:21pm
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Houston Brothers Trail - Aspen Spring Access
Houston Brothers Trail - Aspen Spring Access
0.0 mi away
1.0 mi
150 ft
Houston Bros Trail #171 / McFarland Spr Loop
Houston Bros Trail #171 / McFarland Spr Loop
0.2 mi away
3.1 mi
331 ft
McFarland Spring via 4WD - Mogollon Rim
McFarland Spring via 4WD - Mogollon Rim
1.0 mi away
1.0 mi
247 ft
Houston Brothers Trail #171
Houston Brothers Trail #171
1.0 mi away
7.5 mi
2,029 ft
Houston Brothers Trail to Aspen Spring
Houston Brothers Trail to Aspen Spring
1.2 mi away
3.5 mi
314 ft
Barb Shop Cyn - Dane Cyn Loop fm FR139C End
Barb Shop Cyn - Dane Cyn Loop fm FR139C End
1.2 mi away
5.3 mi
746 ft
Merritt Draw Upper
Merritt Draw Upper
1.3 mi away
2.9 mi
569 ft
Bear Canyon (Middle) - Mogollon Rim
Bear Canyon (Middle) - Mogollon Rim
1.3 mi away
10.6 mi
805 ft
U - Bar Trail #28
U - Bar Trail #28
1.3 mi away
7.8 mi
1,325 ft
Merritt - Barbershop Short Loop
Merritt - Barbershop Short Loop
1.5 mi away
5.0 mi
800 ft
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Houston Bros Tr Loop via U-Bar Tr-FR139G is a 3.5 mile round trip loop hike with 335 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 55 miles south-southeast of Flagstaff Arizona. May and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: Starting from FR139G/FR9738N, the "back way" loop hiking route to access historic and perennial Aspen Spring/Cabin complex, then connect to north Houston Brothers TR#18 to perennial Pinchot Spring to historic Pinchot Cabin; From Pinchot Cabin connect with U-Bar TR#28 to less vehicle traveled FR139G South to end at Park/TH Start;

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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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    From the intersection of FR139/FR139G: Drive FR139G for .70mls to the fenced-off and "closed to vehicle traffic" FR9738N (at 34.4921 -111.18811); Park here off FR139G and pass through the fenced cut for hiker access to FR9738N; Please also see posted 7-14-12 "FR139G Driving Route to Park/TH Start";
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