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Ludden Mountain, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Phoenix NW
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Difficulty 3.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 2.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,441 feet
Elevation Gain 794 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,281 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.71
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
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Recalculates 2018-10-27 4:34 am
12  2016-04-27 MountainMatt
3  2015-02-20 black_toes
7  2015-01-02 BobP
1  2014-07-06 desert_boonie
3  2014-07-04 Barrett
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Preferred   Feb, Jan, Dec, Nov
Sun  7:04am - 5:24pm
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Ludden Mountain is a 2.3 mile round trip hike with 1,281 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 10 miles north 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
Off-trail hike through cholla fields and up loose rocky slopes to the summit of Ludden Mountain. A very different experience compared to the crowded trails of nearby Thunderbird Park.

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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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