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Humphreys peak

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

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

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!

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…

Hell of a Humphrey hike

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

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…

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…

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!

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…

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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.

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…

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.

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

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.

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 (…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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. …

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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!…

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.

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…

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…