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Elder Canyon, AZ

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Abbey's Way Trail #151
Abbey's Way Trail #151
Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
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Distance Round Trip 6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,578 feet
Elevation Gain 2,400 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 18
Interest Off-Trail Hiking & Seasonal Creek
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2  2017-04-01 MountainMatt
13  2014-08-23 azflyguy
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author avatar Guides 16,876
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 25 Male Gender
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Sun  6:18am - 6:16pm
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Short but scenic canyon just outside of Flagstaff with one 105' rappel.

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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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    Follow Santa Fe Ave past the Flagstaff Mall and the Peaks Ranger District Office to the trailhead parking lot just off the north side of the street.

    Go East on Highway 89. At 5.2 miles, just beyond Flagstaff Mall,(MP 419.5) you will see sign for "Mt Elden Trailhead" and a paved driveway to your left into a parking lot bounded by pole fence.

    This is a popular trail, so parking may be limited. Go through 2 maze-type gates and you will be headed right upto Mt.Elden
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