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East Rim Trail #7, AZ

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Difficulty 4 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 1.85 miles
Trailhead Elevation 8,858 feet
Elevation Gain -1,419 feet
Accumulated Gain 18 feet
Avg Time One Way 1 - 2 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 1.91
Backpack Possible & Connecting
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Preferred   Sep, May, Jun, Aug → 1 PM
Seasons   Late Spring to Early Autumn
Sun  5:20am - 7:30pm
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Beginning at East Rim Viewpoint, Trail #7 makes a steep descent down the rim of North Canyon, passing through mixed conifer forests, oak thickets, ferns, and rock cliffs, before joining the two forks of Trail #4 at the bottom. Because of the steep-sided and narrow pathway on this trail, riders should use only experienced trail horses.

This trail provides an alternate entrance or exit connecting to Trail #4 in the Saddle Mountain Wilderness. It descends from East Rim Viewpoint into North Canyon, where it joins Trail #4.

This is a 2 to 3 hour round-trip hike, with an easy descent and a steep climb on the return. Most often this trail is used as a link to either Trail #4 or Trail #36.

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This is a moderately difficult hike.

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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot

    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

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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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    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    Trailhead at 8,810 feet in the Saddle Mountain Wilderness at East Rim Viewpoint.

    From North Kaibab Visitor Center go south on State Highway 67, 26.5 miles (0.7 miles beyond Demotte Campground entrance) and turn east onto FR 611; in 1.4 miles FR 611 intersects FR 610; continue on FR 611 for 2.6 miles to East Rim Viewpoint where Trail #7 starts at the Wilderness boundary.

    About one hour from North Kaibab Visitor Center.

    Road Conditions: Forest Roads 611 and 610 are suitable for sedans in dry weather. AZ 67 is closed after the first winter snowfall.
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