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Humphrey’s Peak (Flagstaff, AZ)

This climb is made more difficult by the large roots and boulders littering the trail. The Aspens were a vibrant gold and wind was fierce…

Mt. Humphreys – Round 2

What a beautiful trip! I’ve hiked this trail every year for the last ten years, and it always inspires me and offers new beauties that…

A perfect day on Humphrey’s

Did this hike for the second time solo and it quickly became my favorite hike of the year. No wind and 60 degrees on the…

HP

It was a perfect day to summit Humphreys the weather was nice, sky was clear. The trail was in good condition. I was also with…

The Big One- Humphreys Peak

Our initial plan was to start at around 6:00am but we overslept and woke up around 8:00am. We had to make a stop at the…

Humphrey’s Peak lost my leggs

I have done this trail before last year. However, I did Elden in the morning and Humprey’s in the morning. Yeah, mother nature slapped me…

This Hike Has Everything!

I’ve done Mt. Humphreys 4 times, but I don’t take this one lightly! You will be presented with many known and possible challenges. First, the…

Hum-Freeze

Started out at 0600 at 46°. Did some exploring hiking in and made summit at 1000. Loved doing this hike on a Monday.. very little…

Humphreys

Strenuous hike, thinking the trip down was worse than the trip up but over all it was a beautiful day for a butt kicker hike!

Whole Family Summits Humphreys

Mariah volunteered for a double blood donation just three days before the hike – that’s certainly going to inhibit the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood…

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Beautiful day. Coming back down is rough.  We made it.

My Humphreys

Pretty crowded at the saddle and top, lots of dogs and small groups. Most people kind and making space in the trail. This is always…

12,633

Tough and challenging but always an amazing hike.  Winds were not terrible

Humphreys

There are lots of tree roots and loose rocks but overall beautiful hike

Humphrey’s

Great weather today. A bit windy between saddle and summit but nice at the top.  Rocky trail but well maintained.

Humpreys peak

Drove with family and friends from phoenix around 7:30 AM on beautiful saturday morning. Reached trail head by 10:15 and started our hike around 10:30.…

Conquering Humphrey’s Peak

Such invigorating feeling that I was actually able to accomplish such difficult hike. Love the feelimg of satisfaction and joy and the views are not…

Roots and Rocks – Humphreys Peak

Roots and rocks, say that several times in a row, makes a pretty good beat box rhythm! That being said, I was so anxious about…

Hike to the Heavens

This was our 2nd annual Hike to the Heavens on memory of my son Ryan. Awesome hike, glad it was part of the 6 Peak…

We do it for the pancakes!

What a wonderful day! We had been planning this hike for quite awhile and here it is! Though we have many hiking miles under our…

The big one

I’ve heard so much about this hike and it did not disappoint! This was my 1st time and I was definitely intimidated but it turned…

Number 3 of 6

Windy cold day on Humphrey peak. Also summited Mt. Agassiz which is the second tallest peak at 12,360ft  in Arizona. Attempt at your own risk…

Mt Humphreys

Perfect day for this hike.  Temperatures in the 50s for most of the hike.  The trail was not as crowded as my previous hikes to…

Humphreys!!!!!

It’s amazing what good company can do for a hike! Met up with a group of friends to complete this and it was such a…

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.

Humphreys Peak

Made it to the top, but fast departure as the storms were rolling in.

Saddle2Summit2Saddle Sucks

Every year I get suckered into this hike, and every year, I say it will be the final. Weather at the summit – absolutely beautiful.…

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.

Windy ascent.

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

Humphreys

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

Huffing up Humphrey’s

Mount Humphrey’s never disappoints! This was my third trek up this butt-buster.  We had perfect weather with a bit of wind after the saddle and…

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…

Humphreys

Glad I made it to the summit. Great views.

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…

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…

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! …

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…

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…

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…

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…

Humphreys Peak

Today was the first day Humphreys opened up due to Covid. I got a late start but that was not going to stop me! There…

The hardest first!

This was one of the hardest hikes I have done!  Mainly because of the wind that killed any hope of sleep the first night, and…

Chilly, chilly

Challenge complete!  Headed out at 7 am and it was already very windy. Best we could tell we were the third group out. Trail was…

Rocks, Roots, and Altitude

All the false summits on this trail. And wind for days. Last mile was brutal, but hey we made it.

The Grand Finale!

I’ve been nervous and excited for this one at the same time! This was definitely the most challenging hike I’ve tackled so far. I started…

Humphreys

First time hiking at this high of elevation. Air thin making it harder to breathe at top. Saw lots of yellow aspens.

Heavenly Humphreys

One of my favorite hikes ever to date!  Slow and steady is the way to go to really enjoy all the beauty of this trail.…

BRRRR!!!

Cold Cold Cold.  Temp in the mid-30’s at the start, winds kicked up about halfway up, making saddle-summit super cold.  Plenty of sunshine helped.  Hiked…

Humphreys

I did Humphrey’s once before and a couple of things came to mind immediately.  The first part of the hike you navigate around the roots…

Humphreys Haul

This was quite the hike: hard, rough trail that pounds your body, but views so beautiful you can’t breathe. Okay, you can’t breathe because of…

Humphreys Peak

Started the hike around 7:30am at the inner basin trail. Walked through the beautiful aspen trees and ended up at the Weatherford trail to continue…

I’m on top of the world!

By far, this was the most difficult in the pack. The trail was pretty rough throughout but the most challenging thing for us was the…

A COLD day on Humphrey

It was a cold cold day, at the base it was 36° at starting. The wind post saddle is no joke. I had to add…

Humphrey’s Peak

So happy I pushed through the day. Started early and the last two miles to the summit kicked my butt.

Heaven Sent

The beautiful fall colors of the aspens laced with gold had many spectators coming to the base of Humphrey’s Peak. My last hike of the…

High high Humphrey’s

A little chilly and breezy, but nice as we got above the tree line.  Aspens are gorgeous.

Humphrey’s Peak

A great October day. No clouds, blue skies and no wind on Tuesday, October 8. It was a bit harder than I expected but over…

Humphreys Peak was a HUGE hump :)

Perfect weather and day for Humphreys Peak.  Hike is challenging and felt like I had to watch every step I took.  Glad to tick this…

To the top of Arizona!

My group and I got an early start on hiking up Humphreys.  From the trailhead, we could see that some fall color was starting to…

The Big One

Cold at the start. Took a little while for the sun to come up and start warming the earth, but by then we were gaining…

Brutal Humphreys Peak

Walking through the meadow was a breeze.  Hiking along the rocks and tree limbs was tougher.  Above tree line was absolutely brutal with horrendous wind. …

Mixed Bag of Weather

The trail is in good condition,  if a bit rocky. The weather forecast called for sunny skies but the morning was mostly overcast and started…

What Peak Is It? HUMP-HREY!!

Humphrey I bend over to you and also applaud you. You def kicked my ass today with your gusting winds and played the Joker with…

First Snow Humphreys Peak

Great hike, rained the day before was not sure what the conditions would be on the trail/summit. 2-3″ of snow in spots nothing we could…

Sunset at Arizona’s Rooftop

Due to a late start, I started the hike in the afternoon at 1:45 pm rather than in the morning.  It was cooler and there…

My Humphreys Summit

Awesome hike.  Challenging climb with the altitude, but a perfect weather day.

The top of the top

I have to say I have been to the top of Humphrey’s  8 times now and I am say. It never gets easier that last…

Humphrey

A lot of people on the trail.

Number 1 of 6!

Man this peak was no joke! Finished it in 7hrs and 20mins! Going down was the hardest for me due to my sprained ankle from…

Humphreys Peak

We left at 4:45 am and hiked under the Harvest Moon with the aid of headlamps. It was an absolutely beautiful day to climb Humphreys!…

Humpheys Peak Flagstaff

Trail conditions were great – not too many people so it was easy to hike.  There was a wildfire north of Sedona, winds brought smoke…

Humphreys Peak

Beautiful early fall / late summer day.  Cool temps and a light breeze.  Smoke blew in from the south on our way back down after…

Breathless

Quit challenging at my age (72) but if you take your time and stop to breathe when you run out of breath it’s not so…

Humphrey’s Peak

It was SOOOO cold — winds were fierce as well (over 50 MPH at the Peak).   If you go this time of year, bring…

Morning Humphreys Hike

Great Saturday morning hike to the highest point in Arizona. As usual on a Saturday, the trail was quite busy, though not terribly so. There…

Pole Pole

Pole, Pole. (po-lay) That was my goal. Slow and steady. The weather was beautiful on Labor Day. A fair amount of traffic early morning on…

1 down, 5 to go

Had a wonderful time, not an easy hike but worth it! Since it was a holiday weekend there were quite a few people, but everyone…

High on AZ

Camped 2 nights in Flag (coming from Phoenix) before attempting this hike and it worked out!  No altitude sickness this time, and a beautiful day…

We conquered a beast

The hike up wasn’t bad until the last mile, then it was a climb…the decent was the most difficult I’ve done ever. We conquered the…

Humphrey’s Peak, Flagstaff, AZ

This was a slow going hike for me coming from Phoenix,a to an elevation around 1,000 ft. But it was an awesome challenge and an…

Mt. Humphrey’s Hike

Beautiful cloudless day, perfect hiking weather! Wildflowers in full bloom with hummingbirds and a variety of bees.

A Healing Walk to Humphreys Peak

Conquered Humphreys Peak! — I hiked this trail (this is the second time!), with my husband, in honor (and for the healing) of some of…

Rocks & Roots…Oh My!

Humphrey’s Peak is always a challenge and a”love/hate” adventure for me! I love the climb to the saddle and prefer to head across to Agassiz…

Humphreys Peak

This trail was a challenge lots of roots on the trail along with rocks. Make sure to check weather we had perfect weather all day…

Emotional pain

This was the peak I did not reach.  Saturday morning me my daughter and my girlfriend Michelle and her group of friends started the hike.…

Felt Alone

The evening before the hike, we found out the road to Arizona Snowbowl was going to be close. So we changed our time start to…

“Windy” is an understatement

This was a difficult hike! It took us about 9 hours round trip including an hour or so break at the top to eat. The…

Humphreys Big Hurumph

We decided to take the looong route up Humphreys because it’s not hard enough on its own (ha haha). First, the road up to the…

Humph…creeps

Somehow I logged  almost 19 mi through inner basin, weatherford and Humphreys trail, painful and with some elevation sickness  but amazing hike! Beautiful everywhere!

Humphreys

Beautiful hike. The last mile + is the toughest, but so worth the effort. Encountered rain, hail and thunderstorms on the way down. Strong static…

We Came. We Conquered!

It was raining up until the day before this hike. I was reluctant to go since the past two times I went the weather conditions…

Mount Humphrey’s

Although advertised on Forest Service signage as 4.8 miles to the summit, follow Jeff’’s report, it’s really 5.25, 10.5 round trip. The majority of the…

Humphreys Peak

The weather was perfect for our final hike in the Six Pack!

Mount Humphreys

Perfect weather just windy at the top from the saddle on. Crowded but to be expected on a Sunday.

Mt Humphreys

It was a beautiful day for a hike. We started around 6:30 am and the weather was in the high 50’s. It was a little…

Oh man…

This was an awesome hike!  But I do have to admit that it was a killer of a hike.  I am in good shape but…

Humphreys

Started at 5 am. Trail was busy on the way back down.

#1 of the Fearsome Four

We did Humphreys first thing in the am as part of the fearsome four. It was super busy on the way down. The least windy…

Mt Humphreys

Perfect weather – could see Grand Canyon from the summit – lots of rocks and roots made the last 2 miles tough

Humphrey’s Peak

Great hike!  We did it in 5.5 hours.  The summit was cold and VERY windy.  It was definitely WORK, but definitely worth it. For the…

All I can say is….WOW!

Some spots that still have some snow but not difficult to cross.  Very nice shady hike most of the way.