Cottonwood BM 7481 is a 1.52 mile round trip hike with 298 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 28 miles west of Safford Arizona. November and December 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.
There is a faint, occasionally cairned old use trail from the saddle where Trail #66 crests Cottonwood Mountain. A register and benchmark can be found on the summit.
Check out the Official Route.
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.