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Austin Peak, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Northwest > Kingman S
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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 1.55 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,702 feet
Elevation Gain 965 feet
Accumulated Gain 986 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 6.48
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
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15  2014-03-16 chumley
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,880
Routes 15,964
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Oct, May, Apr, Nov
Sun  6:39am - 6:45pm
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Austin Peak is a 1.55 mile round trip hike with 986 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 32 miles east-southeast of Kingman Arizona. October and May 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.


A prominent peak in the Aquarius Mountains, it's not even the highest peak within 2 miles, but it is the most impressive looking. Views from up top are 360 degrees of awesome.

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2014-03-16
    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.

    Permit $$
    AZ State Land Recreational Permits are available for an individual ($15.00), or a family limited to two adults and children under the age of 18 ($20.00).




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    To hike
    From US93, turn right on Hackberry Road, 4.5 miles south of I-40 and 28 miles north of Wikieup. Travel .75 miles and turn right onto Knight Creek Rd (marked). At 6.75 miles stay right at the fork (Knight Creek Rd. goes left) and continue as the road narrows and gets rougher. At 11 miles you pass through Cedar Basin. Continue on to to the 13.75 mile mark and turn left on a road heading for the saddle on the east side of the mountain. Drive half a mile to the saddle and start from there.
    page created by chumley on Mar 16 2014 10:31 pm
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