Hike Logs: 2018/19 Winter Arizona Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

Are you taking the Arizona Winter Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 2018-19 challenge, with the most recent at the top. If you want to view logged hikes for just one of the peaks, click the mountain name. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Dec first climb

Peak Piestewa Peak Group   Trailhead Piestewa Trailhead Busy trail, even at 6am. Very urban, if you like sirens and honking horns. It was a challenging climb, but short. Enjoyed it very much. Users who liked this:
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Do Boy Scouts Learn Trail Etiquette?

Peak Fremont Saddle Group   Trailhead Peralta The weather was perfect. Cloudy and cool. The trail was rocky, but the view were beautiful. Users who liked this:
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I Didn't Cry!

Peak Picacho Peak Group Completed with my husband, Ron Jackson and logging for both of us. Trailhead Hunter Trail We started just after sunrise and it was a perfect day, sunny and about 55 degrees when we began and warmed up along the way. I was grateful to a friend who told me I would […]
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How about vertical? Is vertical steep enough?

Peak Flatiron Group Solo Trailhead Siphon Draw The descriptions are clear, but somehow I was still surprised by how steep that last bit is. This is not so much a hike as it is a climb, needing hands and feet for a good part of it. I added a picture of people working their way […]
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The Airbnb was great except that full length window in the shower!

Peak Wasson Peak Group Ron Jackson Trailhead Kings Canyon We traveled to Tucson from Phoenix and got a late morning start on this trail. The trailhead was crowded, but we managed to find a parking spot. Everyone spreads out on the trail so it was not at all crowded. I logged this hike at just […]
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Iconic views

Peak Fremont Saddle Group Solo Trailhead Peralta Trail Head My second hike from the AZ sixpack. Again, not too long. The incline was gradual, and many casual weekend hikers were sharing the trail. It got rather busy. It was still plenty warm, a baselayer was plenty. Hiking poles were not were handy on the bedrock, […]
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Black Friday at Piestewa Peak

Peak Piestewa Peak Group Family Trailhead Started at the Hopi parking area used the 302 trail to reach the 300 summit trail Variety of ages and skill levels on a very busy trail. The trail is well marked and easy to follow. Parking areas are under construction so limited parking during busy times. Users who […]
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Turkey Buster Hike

Peak Piestewa Peak Group   Trailhead The one to the left of the parking lot The hike was a amazing but definitely kicked my butt. I am trying to get into better shape and I can see this mountain from my house and always wanted to climb it. The day we went the weather was […]
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You will be sorry if you skipped leg day

Peak Piestewa Peak Group Solo Trailhead East Squaw Peak Drive A short hike with plenty of elevation gain. You walk directly on the very uneven bedrock, and much of the trail is like climbing stairs. Took me less then 2 hours in total. Nice views over the city, I had a magnificent and dramatic sunset: […]
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