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Shadow Mountain Summit from Acoma TH is a 0.45 mile one way hike with 405 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 6 miles north-northeast of Phoenix Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. January and December are the best months to enjoy this hike.
There are no official trails in this part of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, but the trails are obvious and fairly easy to negotiate. Some sections of the trails are steep and comprised of loose rock. Toward the top of this route, the trail to the summit of Shadow Mountain is quite steep and may require the use of hands for stability.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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.