Montezuma Sleeping is a 4 mile one way hike with 2,677 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 25 miles south-southwest of Phoenix Arizona. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. February and November 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.
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Use of this land is not legal without permission from Gila River Indian Res. Hearsay dictates they do not grant permission to anyone.
Montezuma Sleeping is one of the five major peaks in the Sierra Estrellas. This hike is 100% off trail. Elevation gain is roughly 2650 feet. Elevation is just over 4,000 feet; I've had little success in locating accurate information.
This is a more difficult hike. It would be unwise to attempt this without prior experience hiking.
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.