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Byous Butte, AZ

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Guide 30 Triplogs  1 Topic
Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Globe > Queen V NE
4.3 of 5 by 4
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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 1.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,762 feet
Elevation Gain 738 feet
Accumulated Gain 896 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 3.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 6.28
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
Backpack Possible - Not Popular
varies or not certain dogs are allowed
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Collective Slideshow
10  2019-01-17 Oregon_Hiker
50  2014-09-05
Peak 4285 - Hewitt Ridge
15  2010-12-24 ssk44
18  2010-04-17 Grasshopper
30  2010-04-15 Grasshopper
15  2010-04-14
Camp Grasshopper - Byous Butte
15  2009-12-27 Grasshopper
35  2009-12-25
Byous Butte Loop with Hewitt Ridge Canyon
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Historical Weather
Trailhead Forecast
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Preferred   Dec, Jan → 8 AM
Seasons   Winter to Early Winter
Sun  7:28am - 5:44pm
Route Scout App
Official Route
8 Alternative
Nearby Area Water
Byous Butte Loop with Hewitt Ridge Canyon
Byous Butte Loop with Hewitt Ridge Canyon
0.0 mi away
3.7 mi
1,500 ft
Byous Butte to Hidden Springs
Byous Butte to Hidden Springs
0.0 mi away
1.6 mi
372 ft
Elephant Arch - Hewitt Canyon
Elephant Arch - Hewitt Canyon
1.6 mi away
1.0 mi
250 ft
Peak 3196 - Picketpost Mtn Quad
1.6 mi away
0.8 mi
572 ft
Millsite Spring To Elephant Butte Road
2.2 mi away
2.7 mi
725 ft
Peak 4618 - Fraser Benchmark
Peak 4618 - Fraser Benchmark
2.4 mi away
6.3 mi
2,200 ft
Maverick Camp via 192B
Maverick Camp via 192B
2.5 mi away
6.0 mi
1,090 ft
Whetrock & Musk Hog Canyon Loop
Whetrock & Musk Hog Canyon Loop
2.5 mi away
8.0 mi
3,070 ft
Hackberry Butte Summit 4230
Hackberry Butte Summit 4230
2.5 mi away
4.0 mi
1,354 ft
Quail Spring to Eagle Spring
Quail Spring to Eagle Spring
2.5 mi away
4.0 mi
733 ft
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by HAZ_Hikebot

Likely In-Season!
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.

    Permit $$

    Map Drive
    FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

    To hike
    Hwy 60E - Queen Valley Road - Hewitt Station Road (FR357) - Hewitt Canyon Road (FR172) - TH Start (at N33.36550 W111.20489)

    Ref Driving GPS Route from Hwy60E / Queen Valley Road:
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