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Porphry Mountain, AZ

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 1.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,597 feet
Elevation Gain 502 feet
Accumulated Gain 537 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.09
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
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Bradshaw Mountains Apple Run AZ
3  2014-09-03 The_Eagle
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,879
Routes 15,958
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Sep
Sun  7:09am - 6:18pm
Official Route
2 Alternative
Nearby Area Water
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Senator Highway - Crown King to Prescott
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Bullroad Trail #202
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Minnehaha Waters
Minnehaha Waters
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Horse Mountain Trail #212
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Minni Trail #9238
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Algonquin Trail #225
Algonquin Trail #225
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Big Dipper - Castle Creek Wilderness
Big Dipper - Castle Creek Wilderness
3.4 mi away
3.7 mi
1,200 ft
Watson Peak - Bradshaw Mountains
3.7 mi away
1.5 mi
481 ft
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Porphry Mountain is a 1.3 mile one way hike with 537 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 27 miles south of Prescott Arizona. October and April 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.

Fun scramble to the top of Porphry Mountain on mainly an old mining Road.
Views from the top are spectacular.
Slight Bushwhacking at the towards the top

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    One-Way Notice
    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.

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    Prescott Forest
    Prescott National Forest Pass

    Only trailheads with six "amenities" have fees. Amenities are picnic tables, trash, toilet, parking, interpretive signing and security.

    Map Drive
    High Clearance possible when dry

    To hike
    If coming from the South on FR52, High Clearance Reqd.
    If coming from the North on FR52, 4 x 4 Reqd.

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