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Gems in Phoenix Metro - 2

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gem Favorite This view gives you an idea of the creek valley, one of the basins, and the general terrain along the Hieroglyphics Trail.

Hieroglyphs

(23) Apache…, AZ
gem Favorite Clouds over the summit of Goldmine Mountain.

Goldmine Mountain Peak

(8) Queen C…, AZ

Recommended Routes in Phoenix Metro - 55

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Favorite Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Difficult Difficult

Camelback Mountain via Cholla Trail

3.2 mi 5.2 km 1,193' Up 363.49 m Up 1,190' Down 362.66 m Down

Paradis…, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite View from the trail.
Difficult Difficult

Tom's Thumb

4.4 mi 7.1 km 1,084' Up 330.45 m Up 1,084' Down 330.28 m Down

Rio Verde, AZ
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Favorite Dawn from the top of Flatiron Trail
Difficult Difficult

Superstition Ridgeline

11.4 mi 18.3 km 3,525' Up 1074.51 m Up 3,377' Down 1029.35 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite This view gives you an idea of the creek valley, one of the basins, and the general terrain along the Hieroglyphics Trail.
Intermediate Intermediate

Hieroglyphic Trail #101

3.0 mi 4.8 km 571' Up 174.16 m Up 571' Down 173.96 m Down

Apache…, AZ
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Favorite It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Second Water/Black Mesa/Dutchman Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km 994' Up 302.89 m Up 994' Down 303.06 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite There's gold in them thar hills
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Windgate to Bell Pass Loop

10.5 mi 16.9 km 2,082' Up 634.74 m Up 2,081' Down 634.38 m Down

Fountai…, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite Looking towards Ridgeback Overlook from Apache Vista.
Intermediate Intermediate

Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve

5.6 mi 9.0 km 697' Up 212.42 m Up 697' Down 212.42 m Down

Cave Creek, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite A pretty break in a winter storm, looking directly west of the trail towards San Tan Mountain. This wash is about 0.5 miles from the south end of the Dynamite Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

San Tan Mountains Loop

4.7 mi 7.5 km 739' Up 225.3 m Up 738' Down 224.94 m Down

Queen C…, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite lil ducks
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Water Ranch Middle Route

1.3 mi 2.1 km 20' Up 6.1 m Up 20' Down 6.16 m Down

Gilbert, AZ
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Phoenix Metro Hiking

  • 1,060 Miles 1,705 Kilometers of Trail
  • 55 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 164 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 257 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 81 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Phoenix Metro - 447

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Echo Canyon Summit Trail
Difficult Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 60 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #2Siphon Draw Trail #53
Difficult Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ 49 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Piestewa Peak Summit Trail #300
Difficult Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 51 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #4Dynamite Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Queen Creek, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Queen Creek, AZ 10 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #5Gateway Loop Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ 25 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #6Goldmine Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Queen Creek, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Queen Creek, AZ 14 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Mormon Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Guadalupe, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Guadalupe, AZ 23 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #8Go John Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ 15 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #9Pinnacle Peak
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carefree, AZ 17 
7.8 mi 12.6 km #10Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ

Photos of Phoenix Metro - 599

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Mammillaria Grahamii - Arizona Fishhook Cactus
Jul 17, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
From 'spines' to 'pines' runners climb from the desert to the cool forests of the Bradshaw Mountains in Crown King, Arizona!
Aug 24, 2018 near New River, AZ
Sunset on Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
Moonbow halfway up the initial Carney Spring climb.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Moonbow on way up Carney slope.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Dawn from the top of Flatiron Trail
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
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