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Hippy Hill 3163, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Mesa NE
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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance One Way 1.81 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,146 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,309 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 6.17
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
Dogs not allowed
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10  2013-12-31
Peak 3125 - Goldfields
Hippy
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Preferred   Nov, Mar, Feb, Jan
Sun  7:22am - 5:19pm
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Peak 3195 Goldfield Mountains
0.8 mi away
1.0 mi
1,125 ft
Peak 3004 Loop - Goldfield Mtns
Peak 3004 Loop - Goldfield Mtns
1.4 mi away
5.5 mi
1,260 ft
Ironwood Ridgeline 3108 Loop - Goldfield Mtns
Ironwood Ridgeline 3108 Loop - Goldfield Mtns
1.4 mi away
4.8 mi
1,683 ft
Peak 3125 - Goldfields
Peak 3125 - Goldfields
1.4 mi away
1.8 mi
1,251 ft
Cat Peaks Loop
Cat Peaks Loop
1.4 mi away
4.0 mi
320 ft
Pass Mtn Ridgeline Loop - Meridian TH
1.4 mi away
7.2 mi
2,123 ft
Meridian Washes
1.4 mi away
0.5 mi
100 ft
Panorama Peak - Goldfield Mountains
Panorama Peak - Goldfield Mountains
1.9 mi away
3.6 mi
1,800 ft
Meridian Trail
Meridian Trail
1.9 mi away
1.8 mi
140 ft
Idaho Trailhead to The Mask
1.9 mi away
2.0 mi
500 ft
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Hippy Hill is the middle sister in the 3125-3195 peak trio.
After a quick side stop at peak 3125 in the Goldfields you spot this little cutie all rocky and stubborn smack dab in the middle, the only thing standing in your way of easily reaching Peak 3195.
To top off this little beauty you need to get on her good side (try the south) and do some fun and rocky scrambling up, up and up a tiny bit more in a counterclockwise semi-spiral along her rocky spine.


Armed to the teeth with cholla and scree on her eastern end I'd suggest watching your step on the way down if you choose to head right over to her taller sister peak as an afterthought.

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    To Meridian Trailhead
    Meridian Trailhead is located at the north terminus of Meridian Road between Mesa and Apache Junction.

    US60 to Signal Butte. Take Signal Butte north to University. East (right) onto University to Meridian. North (left) onto Meridian to the terminus. There is a small TH.

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    Exit 202 Loop at Brown Road and travel east on Brown Road for about 3.5 miles. From Brown Road (Lost Dutchman Rd), travel North on Meridian for two miles to the trailhead parking area at the end of the road.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 34.1mi - 44 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 119mi - 2hr 11mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 176mi - 2hr 56mins
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