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Peak 7720 - Hualapai Mountains, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance One Way 0.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,421 feet
Elevation Gain 299 feet
Accumulated Gain 305 feet
Avg Time One Way 20 minutes
Kokopelli Seeds 1.32
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
Backpack No
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Hualapai Super Loop
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Author DixieFlyer
author avatar Guides 29
Routes 333
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Trips 299 map ( 3,682 miles )
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Location Fountain Hills, AZ
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Seasons   Spring to Autumn
Sun  5:28am - 7:53pm
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A fun climb in the Haluapai Mountians
by DixieFlyer

Overview
Peak 7720(elevation of 7,720' with a prominence of 280') is a summit near Kingman, in Mohave County. Peak 7720 is 0.75 miles NE of Haluapai Peak, the highpoint of Mohave County.


Hike
As described in the Hualapai Peak Guide, from the Potato Patch Loop take an old road toward Hualapai Peak. About half-way to Hualapai Peak, the road makes a near 90 degree turn to the right and continues toward Hualapai Peak. Instead of making this turn, look to your left and head off-trail up to Peak 7220. A good place to head off-trail is at or near these GPS coordinates: 35.07981, -113.88913

The ascent is about 0.3 miles. You'll be underneath some pinyon pines, and there will be some occasional vegetation that you will probably wish to circumvent. The biggest obstacle in your way will be several large boulders and rock outcroppings that you will want to go around, although it will be easier to just climb over some of them. I marked the highpoint atop some boulders at these GPS coordinates: 35.08144, -113.88730. However, if you walk around a bit at the summit you might find another boulder that is a bit higher.

Descend the same way that you came up, or be adventurous and find another route back to the road up to Hualapai Peak.

Red Tape
Peak 7720 is within the Hualapai Mountain Park, which is a Mohave County Park. For what it is worth, note that Peak 7720 is very near the park boundary, with BLM land being on the other side.

There is a daily fee per vehicle to enter the Hualapai Mountain Park.

Synopsis
This is not likely to be a hike that you'll want to make a special trip to the Hualapai Mountains to do. However, if you are hiking up to Hualapai Peak, you might want to bag this one on your way back to the trailhead.

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2020-05-17 DixieFlyer

    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.

    Permit $$
    Hualapai Mountain Park $10 - Day use, $20 camping.


    Directions
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    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    Directions to the trailhead in Hualapai Mountain Park are in the Hualapai Peak Guide

    GPS Coordinates for the parking area are as follows: 35,09665, -113.88987
    page created by DixieFlyer on May 17 2020 11:46 am
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