Pristine Hewitt Views
Byous Butte is a 1.8 mile round trip hike with 896 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 31 miles east of Mesa Arizona. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. December and January 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.
Statistics listed are for the shortest route via northeast slope. It's fairly steep with a major stretch incline averaging 40 degrees. Although steep it's not scarry steep where you're clinging on for dear life, that's more in the 50-60 degree range.
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.