Best views in Williams

Yayy… my last one of the bunch. And challenge is complete. I love this trail. Not the first time doing it… make sure to keep…

Vertigo

The trail is a little over-grown and there are two downed trees across the trail; otherwise in pretty good shape. We started early and hit…

Mount Elden

This hike is one of the more impressive looking hikes from the bottom. From the parking lot you can see the mountainside you’re going to…

Kendrick Mountain

Great hike to start early and take advantage of watching the sunrise.

What Peak Is It? HUMP-HREY!!

Conquered our 2nd of 6 peaks yesterday. It was a beautiful day in flagstaff to hike 10 miles and gain 3,353ft in elevation to the…

Humphreys

Toodled to the top of AZ. Nice hike, enjoyed the alpine.

Elden

I started my hike at 5:30a. Summited at 7:20a. Not the length of time I was hoping for but it wasn’t terrible. I had to…

Fashion Week

I forgot how steep this hike is since I hadn’t hiked it since last year. It didn’t help that it was really humid. Outside of…

Fashion Week

I forgot how steep this hike is since I hadn’t hiked it since last year. It didn’t help that it was really humid. Outside of…

Wilson

Great hike in great weather. The hike up was moderately strenuous and I found the hike down more difficult, mostly due to the slippery marble/golf…

Beautiful Mt Kendrick

Can’t say enough good things about the Mt Kendrick trail.  With 4.5 miles to the top and approximately 2600 feet elevation gain, the trail is…

The best views yet

This was the best so far.. Long but not difficult and plenty of great scenery.. I will be back.

Rain, rain, stay away

We watched rain all around us, but we got nothing more than light showers.  We watched the start of a fire in the distance.  Skies…

Kendrick

A nice toodle up a cinder cone. Nice platform up top for lunch and a stretch.

The Lava Dome

We arrived at the parking lot at 5am. We wanted to get a good start before the sun’s heat would make it a little more…

Kendrick Peak

One of my favorite hikes in Flagstaff. Not busy which is always a plus especially in these times. Cabin at the top is closed due…

Elden mountain hike in flagstaff.

Started drive to flagstaff on motorcycle from phoenix. Reached the trailhead by 8:30 and started the hike. The parking at trailhead was almost full by…

Kendrick

Embarked on our first of 6 Peak challenges today. Day trip to beat the heat of the Valley to Flagstaff! A beautiful day on the…

Brutal Bear Mountain

Grateful we started early in the morning…ended up on the wrong trail to start (Doe Mountain) and started a little later than we wanted.  This…

Hot & Rocky with 2 Great Views

Nice hike that is partially shaded. Parking lot doesn’t open until 8am, so get there early if you go on a weekend. There was a…

Elden in the Heat

Started just after 7:00am, parking lot was already full, and temps were already climbing. We timed our rest stops at the shady spots, which helped,…

Humphreys

Great weather.  No wind.  Midday shower.  Trail in great shape.  Quite crowded on the way down.  We started at 0600.  Summit before 0900.  Relaxed for…

Humphreys Peak

There were more people on the trail than I expected. And we got chased down the mountain by thunderstorms and hail. But this is a…

Humphreys

Beautiful hike well worth it.

It’s a gradual incline they say…

I didn’t expect the hike to be as challenging as it was. The initial incline had me breathless but it got a little easier (although…

Windy ascent.

Crazy windy day.  Lots of dogs, not crowded.  Great hike.

Humphreys

Humphreys is one of my favorite trails in flagstaff! So beautiful

The one that never lets you breathe

Going back to my favorite time of day, I decided to tackle this little beast around 2.30pm. Wouldn’t be bad normally except we are in…

The mountain without bears!

When you arrive to Sedona, you are met with views that put you in such awe. I am always put in awe the first sight…

O’Leary!

Bill Williams closed due to fire risk; I skipped ahead of my order as I waited to hear what the alternative was, going to Sedona,…

Kendrick

beautiful trail with expansive scenery.  Trail is well maintained.  Will definitely do this trail again

Rock of ages

my least favorite trail so far.  Very rocky.  I applaud the trail crews!  Steep.  Crowded during day.  Hike sunset and down via headlamp.   Trail to…

Smooth and Open Kendrick

Kendrick Peak was a very very very enjoyable hike, and a lot less difficult then I believe it’s placement on the list, but still strenuous…

Kendrik point

Drove from phoenix early morning to start the hike early. Started hike around 6:50 AM and it was pleasant weather to start with. The hike…

Meadows, Forest and Lookout

Trail was in great shape! Much better condition than the road! Beautiful day during the morning with clouds rolling in around 1200pm when I was…

What was I thinking Humphreys?

What was I thinking Humphreys is just a title to help me remember that this trail is no joke. This is my 3-4 summit (…

Humphreys Peak

Started the hike a tad after 8am. Weather was fantastic. A bit windy at the top. Quite a bit of butterflies as well. Lots of…

Kendrick

Great hike and great elevation. Really beautiful and scenic would greatly recommend!

Bear!

Car-camped at the trailhead; sun was behind buttes for majority of ascent.  Little white paint marks helped guide the trail.  A few sections of scrambling…

Elden

Good and difficult tiresome hike!

Wilson!

After Bear Mountain in the morning, then mountain biking for four hours in Sedona, and fuel at Sedona Beer Company,  I embarked upon a sunset…

Saved the Best for last…

I started this hike at 6am and ended around 1. This was the most challenging hike for me. The climb to the summit was more…

Humphreys Peak

Number 6 done. It was a great day for a hike, beautiful weather, the trail was kinda long, kinda steep adds up to a good,…

Humph-Beast!!!

The crown jewel of northern Arizona, Humphreys Peak is in the upper echelon of great hikes, and a difficult one nonetheless. This dormant volcano in…

Stairway To Elden

Elden, the immediate summit that guards Flagstaff with its watchtower and Radio towers with the town nestled neatly below. A leg burner with a steep…

Wilson Mountain

Love Sedona. First time doing this trail. We made it up to the Canyon Lookout across the Mesa in 3 hours.  Started at 5am. Saw…

Kendrick!

Car-camped at the trailhead, sun was behind mountains for the majority of the ascent.  Lot of switchbacks, easy grade, nary a soul until the descent. …

Elden!

Was feeling good after bagging Kendrick in the morning…brewery wasn’t yet open…friend had recommended a bakery in Flagstaff so I carboloaded (seriously delicious, Village Bakery,…

Views, views, views

Started a little after 6 so shaded most of the way up.   Some pretty flowers and killer views.  Took us around 4 hours.

Humphrey’s!

Car-camped at the trailhead; another group was waking up the same time I did, and we passed each other a few times on the trail! …

Kendrick

5am start sunrise was amazing saw no one all the way to the summit. Loved this hike up ran down. Lovely trial & great view…

Bear

fun stuff

Wilson Mountain

Nice Sedona hike.  Started just past the parking lot (full) and noticed Spur A trail led up to the main trail (0.6miles).  Incline 95% of…

Wilson mountain

Challenging hike. Overall a great experience. Awesome views!

Wilson mountain

Challenging, beautiful, and great views. Overall awesome hike!

Rocks & Roots – Amazing View!

Great hike! There were a lot of roots while hiking in the trees, but once the trail was above the tree line, they weren’t a…

Kendrick Peak

Amazing hike! Steady climb but not technical. Kinda buggy on the Peak and a little too much smoke to see the Grand Canyon, but can’t…

Windy Elden

Had a really off day maybe due to altitude. It was warm, red flag day so the wind made the temperature bearable. It is a…

Humphreys w/80 mph winds

Beautiful start at 4:45am. Hit the ridge line over 80 mph winds, we could hardly stand up!  Crazy epic day for my 12 year old…

Mount Wilson

Hiked early to avoid the heat, worked out really well, 5 down, just one more to go and the wife wants to do it the…

A Spectacular View

I started this hike around 530ish, nice cool 62 degrees and finished at 1015, warm 74 degrees. It took me about 4+ hours. The bugs…

Wilson Mountain

Hiked early to avoid the heat, worked out really well, 5 down, just one more to go and the wife wants to do it the…

Double Trouble

My twin sister and I hit the road at 3:00 am and got an early start so that we would have time to hike two…

Double Trouble, Take 2!

This was the second of two hikes for the day. My twin sister and I hiked Elden in the morning then attempted to hike Bill…

I need Beer

My legs are dead but great time.  Beautiful day

My Elden

Gorgeous morning. Lots of steps and dusty at start but once in the trees was gorgeous.

Wilson hike in sedona AZ

Started hike with friends and family around 9AM EST after tough time finding the parking at the trail head. The weather was good and cool…

Elden adventure

Hike was great, a bit rocky here and there and we missed the turn at the end so went an extra mile but very fun…

“William” Bill Williams Trail

Started out just after 7 AM, weather was beautiful!! Upper 50’s to start and almost 70° 4 hours later at the end !! After the…

Flagstaff recharging trip

Very nice steady climb on well-groomed trails with great friends. Can get windy near summit.

Kendrick Peak

Beautiful hike, great path, wildflowers, pines, cabin and lookout. Good elevation gain

Bear was a bear

Wow after completing the winter challenge I thought I was in good shape but yeah NO!! This was a fun hike with great views and…

Kendrick Mountain

Hike was beautiful, started early and weather was perfect.

Bear Mountain

This was a strenuous hike, gaining a lot of elevation over a short distance. Stunning scenery.

KOA to Elden Lookout

SO WINDY! Beautiful hike, lovely views, enjoyed our stay the night before at the KOA.

Bear Mountain Rock Climbing Hike

This was a challenging hike! A 6 miles of which 3 are truly vertical …. trail to the top with lots of climbing! Felt like…

Bursting up Bear Mountain

Hiking poles and gloves are a great idea! A hat and plenty of water especially in the summer months. Our Bear Mountain day hike started…

Wilson Mountain – norther overlook

Fantastic hike throughout. From the start to the top and then to northern overlook, all beauty as far as the eye could see. I loved…

Wilson Mountain

Fantastic hike throughout. From the start to the top and then to northern overlook, the views were as spectacular as they can get. The views…

It was a BEAR

Keep following the dots. We found ourselves off trail a couple of times, but knowing we had to follow the dots, easily got back on…

Wild and windy!

Very windy from bottom to top! But temperature were mild and the view were fantastic. Trail was in good condition and there was a good…

Kendrick peak

Beautiful summer day w clear sky’s, pretty windy at the saddle and peak w some strong gusts at the top.

Bill Williams Trail

Wonderful trail! Not too crowded 😊 Lots of tiny, beautiful blue butterflies 🦋

Bear mtn

Hot and dry today.  Minimal breeze front side.  Amazing views propel you forward.  Following the white blazes was challenging a couple of times but otherwise…

Mt. Humphreys

Awesome trip! Hit my goal of 40 miles this week (hiked every day), with 3 peaks, over 10,000 feet of elevation change, and over 100,000…

Kendrick

Good hike. Hiked with my sister, Yani. Weather was great, a little windy at the top but not bad at all. Only saw a few…

Kendrick Peak

Very windy. The cabin was locked due to COVID. Beautiful hike.

Kendrick Peak

Loves this trail! Just the right grade for me, and beautiful views at the top! ❤️

Mt. Elden w/my 12 yr old & Dog

started just before 5:30am. Saw 1 person going up and a few going down. Had the trails mostly to ourselves. Perfect weather and a little…

Elden Peak

Perfect weather today! Just shy of 2 hours up and just over 1 hour down. Very narrow. But, unlike Phoenix, the plants don’t try to…

Kendrick on a cool day

Always a favorite and a great way to spend a Monday afternoon!  It was a bit cool and breezy but a beautiful hike.

Elusive Mount Elden

This was a fantastic solo hike for me!  It was challenging but invigorating…such a beautiful shaded hike most of the way…sandy rocks at the top…

Wilson Mountain

Beautiful day with some high winds but not many other hikers

Wilson Mountain – North Route!

Wilson Mountain is one of my absolute favorite hikes in Sedona. The views are incredible! I’ve taken the main route a few times so I…

Humphreys Hellacious Hike

Well what a hike this was!  It was beautiful but super windy…some folks estimated 100+ mph on the top…lots of crawling and scrambling once past…

Da Bear

Probably the best views in town ! The views during the hike are spectacular. Trail ends with a marker “end of trail :)” get early…

Hiking with the Lundbloms

Got a bit of a late start, but the weather was cool, so no real concerns. Hiking with the Lundbloms, measured and steady pace all…

Beautiful Mt Elden

What a beautiful day to hike Mt Elden!  It was in the low 70s in Flagstaff and we started our hike at 10:30am.  The trail…

Mount Elden

This hike was super steep. We hiked Bill Williams yesterday, so two steep hikes in a row was hard!

Killer Mount Elden

Hard hike, especially after hiking Bill Williams yesterday. Saw quite a few hotshot crews hiking the trail today. Good training hike.

Bill Williams

Difficult hike but we made it to the lookout/radio towers. Lots of bugs, but also lots of ladybugs and butterflies.

I met Mr. Wilson

Very easy trail to follow with views that are just breathtakingly spectacular.    Lots of colorful wildflowers and surprisingly very lush green flowery bushes that…

Sedona Hike

Hi trip was fun! lost of flowers, changes of landscape between forrest and desert and great coverage that day for the more exposed parts. Love…

Way, way up Wilson we went

Bring your camera, camera, camera!!!! And plenty of water! Our Wilson Mountain day hike started with O’dark-thirty wake-up call. Out of bed at 0400 to…

Wilson!!

Felt great to do this hike again! Started the hike at 0640 and made it to the Sedona overlook at 0840. Spent some time, ate…

Blisters….No bueno

This hike was not as hard as most people say it is, however, it is when blisters start to form. I almost asked my husband…