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Humphreys Summit!

Hike started off nice and sunny. Once we reached the saddle there were monsoons coming in. Checked the radar and saw they were going to…

Dear to my heart

Love this hike. It is pretty challenging and very windy today at the top. Haven’t been there since 2019. It was encouraging to hike it…

Humphrey Peak

One of the coolest (and most challenging) hikes I have ever done! My watch tracked the hike being a little over 11 miles with 3,279…

Humphreys trip 2

Great hike again, this time on the way down encountered a little hail and rain but not too bad.

Perfect day for Humphreys!

Started at 7am, beautiful day. It was 65-70 degrees all the way up, it took me about 3 hours to get to the summit and…

Beautiful hike

We started our hike shortly after 5am. The weather was perfect! We were able to see a family of deer right at the start which…

The Top of Arizona – Revisited

2 years (almost) to the day since my first trip to the summit, the 6PP challenge inspired this morning’s return to Humphreys. What was quickly…

Humphrey Peak

Trail was clear and easy to follow.  Pretty windy and chilly above the saddle – beat the storm :). Perfect hiking conditions.

Humphreys

I just plain love this hike

Humphreys Peak

Great hike, two completely different terrains above and below the tree line. Views on top were amazing and beautiful. Was surprised at the bugs on…

First Hike

The trail was in good condition but the wind was 40 miles per hour. It was a difficult hike. There was snow, but it was…

Humphrey was a challenge!

I found this hike to be difficult! The altitude is a challenge near the top on the ascend and the snow, ice, mud on the…

slip sliding away!!

It was a day to remember! Going to the peak was fine, but the journey down was very difficult. icy patches were numerous, and treacherous.…

The Two Seasons of Humphreys

Humphreys Peak was our 4th of the Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge and we couldn’t have picked a more perfect day! It was 50° with winds…

Humphreys

I loved hiking above the tree line.  And this is a must do in the fall.  Seeing the aspens from above is amazing.

Humphreies

Amazing hike, beautiful throughout.  Extremely windy & recent snows created several very icey patches. Gloves & poles huge help.

Humphreys Peak

Great day for a hike. Little chilly for a Phoenician but will obviously get much colder in the winter.  Crossed this off my bucket list

Humphreys is big.

Got there at 6:45AM and it was below freezing, saw frost on the grass at the beginning of the hike.  Trail was super popular, lots…

Humprey’s Peak

Weather started out in the 30s but luckily we had no wind! There was a bit of ice on the ground at the beginning and…

Humphreys Peak in September

This hike is the last on the list, but after completing Kendrick Peak, I was ready, and October was looming. Weather is the biggest concern…

Humphreys

My 6th of the 6-peak challenge: could not have picked a better day and friends to hike with. It was a challenging climb, but awesome…

Humphreys

Perfect weather and perfect company…

Mount Humphrey

Beautiful, challenging trail.  Great day, no wind.

Humphreys

Incredible journey with the best group ever….we did it! Can’t wait for the next Challenge with this group of amazing friends!

Hike up Humphrey

This one I started in the morning, however I was sluggish so this was a whole day hike. There weren’t too many wildflowers but there…

Hike up Humphrey

This one I started in the morning, however I was sluggish so this was a whole day hike. There weren’t too many wildflowers but there…

Humphreys Peak

I’ve been looking forward to this hike since starting these challenges. To finally be able to tackle this beast is an extremely rewarding feeling. We…

Humphreys

Humphreys summit 3 down! I look forward to every year completing this hike for my birthday! Going on a Monday is gold due to hardly…

Humphreys peak

It was very busy on the holiday weekend and the altitude bothered me more than I’d like!

Humphreys

Busy on the trail but a beautiful day!  

My Humphreys with thunder

Challenging but fun as always!  I bit busier than normal.  And watch out for unexpected storms.  Forecast said 0% chance but we got thunder and…

Humphrey’s Peak – Made it!

Started the hike at around 8:00am. Took many photos of the woods as the views were amazing. Once I reached past the tree lines, I…

Humphrey’s peak

Started a little bit later than I normally do, not a problem tho, the weather was still cool. There were a lot of other people…

Humphreys Hit The Wall

Humphreys Peak Monday August 23 2021   Took a week off close to my birthday and decided to attempt the Arizona Summer Six Pack of…

Humphreys Hit The Wall

Humphreys Peak Monday August 23 2021   Took a week off close to my birthday and decided to attempt the Arizona Summer Six Pack of…

Humphreys

Always a grind, but worth the effort.

2 peaks 1 weekend

A very friendly peak in terms of approach. Barely any scrambling and pretty gradual elevation gain the whole way until the ridge. Storms came in…

The big one!

We started at 4:30 a.m. The weather was absolutely perfect! It was great to escape the Heat of Phoenix. We no longer needed headlamps at…

My FAVORITE Hike

This was my second time hiking this mountain – the first time we had to stop about 1/4 mile from the top because of a…

Top of AZ!

This hike was LONG (took 10.5 hours), but it was really cool at the top! It was hard to breathe at times above the trees,…

Holy Mountain, Batman!

I really liked the beginning of this hike (it was like a rain forest). It got really hard to breathe above the trees, but the…

The Big One!

10.5 hours later, we conquered the beast! Our boys had a blast until we got to the tree line, and then the real ‘fun’ started.…

Tallest mountain

Perfect day to hike Humphreys peak.Sunshine, no winds, no thunder. Temperatures in the 70s

Humphreys

Very tough hike, with extreme altitude. Took Diamox to prevent altitude sickness which was helpful. Weather was perfect even on top at the summit. Not…

Humphrey;’s

Great hike, but bugs were terrible at the summit.   Very crowded!

Hell of a Humphrey hike

One of the most challenging hikes in Arizona. So glad I did this and now I am done.

Solo Hike up Humphreys

I hiked Humphreys solo for the first time  as part of this challenge. I left my house in Gilbert at 3am so I could make…

Humphreys for the 2nd Time

This was my 2nd time hiking Humphreys Peak and I loved it! There was definitely a lot more hikers this time around versus when I…

Summiting Mt. Humphreys

Very challenging. False summits hit hard indeed. Not one I’d want to do again.

Humphreys

Views were stunning, trail has a lot of roots and rocks past the tree line. It is a tough hike but we’ll worth the effort!

Humphreys

Nice weather, spots of snow, windy at summit. All in all great day!

Humphreys peak

It was a beautiful day for this hike. Windy towards the top which made it cool but perfect on the way down.

Weatherford to Humphreys to Snowbowl

Started out at Weatherford Trail head and backpacked to Humphreys Peak. Camped out over night on the trail and hiked to the peak in the…

Higher than all the rest!

This was one for the books. This was the last hike of my 52 Hike Challenge and it was such an incredible and very peaceful…

Ass Whooping Humphreys

Weather was perfect.  Was a bit chilly and windy but that didn’t stop us. Trail was challenging but worth the adventure!

Humphreys Tuesday!

Began at 7am, finished before 3pm. Powerful winds along the saddle; plenty of ice/snow along the way. I recommend poles. Brought micro spikes but no…

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…

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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…

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.

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…

12,633

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

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…

Humphrey

Pretty crowded and a tough hike but great views

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.

Greeted by clouds at the Humphreys Peak

I tried to do this hike last September but I didn’t get very far. I blamed the altitude, but I hiked Kendrick last month (10,423’)…

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.

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.…

Windy ascent.

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

Humphreys

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

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…

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

Glad I made it to the summit. Great views.

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…

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…