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Mount O’Leary the lengthy

Mount O’Leary is a 10 miles steady eddy trail up the mountain. Close to no coverage which means we enjoyed the sunshine and the views…

Holy Hill

I started at 0700. It was a crisp 36°. I was the first to hit the trail, that I know of. I summited at 0900.…

Soul hike

Gorgeous morning, started at 830 and we were the only car. Saw total of 8 people the entire hike. Challenging hike for the last mile…

Forest road saunter

Gentle 5 mile climb up a service road with beautiful vistas the whole way up

Watch Towers

Great hike with friends, beautiful fall aspens, view of lava fields then view of Flagstaff at the top

O’Leary Lookout

Hike is on a road so walking was pretty easy but it is a good climb and views are great!

Ohh Leary

It was a great hike with beautiful views. It was a steady incline the whole way. The sandy road sucked at times but just made…

OOOOOOOOOOOO’LEARY!

Was excited that an alternative was availbe for us to finish the summer challange. This one was a great one to complete as my hiking…

Aspens Turning

We were holding out on Williams, waiting for the rains to come and the Ranger District to lift the entry restrictions…ah, the year 2020 just…

O’ happy day on O’Leary

First time up O’Leary Peak.  What a perfect trail to wrap up the 6POP challenge.  Beautiful fall weather and changing leaves made this steady hike…

O’Leary up and up

This was a tough up hill hike with great views.  The trail is a bit of a challenge walking through the fine gravel.  Overall not…

O’Leary

Nice forest road all the way to top. Nice & flat for about 1st mile then it is a steady incline for 4 miles! Great…

Leisurely O’Leary

Such a lovely day to hike and catch up with a friend. While the incline never stopped, this was the fastest paced hike of all.…

Leisurely O’Leary

Such a lovely day to hike and catch up with a friend. While the incline never stopped, this was the fastest paced hike of all.…

O’Leary, the not so disappointment

In the beginning, we weren’t so excited for this hike. We read reviews that it was an ugly hike. The reviews were wrong. The views…

O ‘Leary

Able to see Lava Dome Volcano, wildflower blooming. Great view at the top of the tower.

O’Leary Peak!

Pretty much a road that you get to hike – but the views at the top were very nice. 🙂

O’Leary Peak

This was a decent hike although it is a closed service road that leads to the summit. It was more difficult than I expected for…

The road to Hell (not)

I thought this would be a very easy stroll along a peaceful path through a beautiful pine forest but while it had no technical demands…

O’Leary

I drank coffee before the hike horrible idea haha trail was mainly dirt, gravel, sand but manageable there isn’t much shade throughout the hike so…

O’Leary Peak

The initial plan for the day was to do Wilson Mountain because my friend was trying to do it for the challenge but Sedona was…

O’Lawd! O’Leary!!

Peaked peak #4 of the 6 Peak Challenge today. Sadly, Bill Williams Trail is closed so O’Leary was back on the docket. A Chilly morning…

Number 6 of 6

Bill Williams was closed so this was the alternative. This is my least favorite of the 6. I’ve done it last year and didn’t really…

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…

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,…

Dreadful O’Leary

This was probably my least enjoyable Arizona hike I have done.  The maintenance road trail was boring and difficult to walk with the crushed lava…

Maintenance road

This might I say tastefully was ummmm not a human hiking trail but suitable for a four wheeler, side by side, donkey, horse, car, or…

Follow The Volcanic Road

10 miles Roundtrip. This hike follows a road all the way up to the Lookout Tower. The road is mostly volcanic rock. Once you pass…

O’Leary

A nice long hike up a forest road.  Great views of Humphreys at the top.

O’Leary Leg Workout

This was a tough hike on a steep fire road all the way up to the tower.  The crushed lava road-base was very nice under…

O’Leary Peak

Picture Perfect Day. We drove up from Goodyear and began hiking around 7:45 am. Spent some time exploring the lava field and hanging out at…

Octoberbest

Perfect day for a very scenic easy hike.

O’Leary Summit

Nice steady push up the trail road. Really cool to see the lava .

So Much Lava

Great weather and great friends. Number 5, one to go! My feet took a beating on this road hike. Downhill, not my thing when pointing…

O’Leary Sunday

The trail was in great condition. It was a little cold when I first started but warmed up a bit as I went a long.…

O’Leary Peak

Great weather in Flagstaff for a hike however the Arizona sun can fool you even on a cooler day, as there is not much coverage…

Number 4 out of 6 Arizona

Number 4 out of 6! O’Leary Peak(8,916 ft) 9.6 miles! with awesome views at the top! You can see alot of volcanos and also the…

O’Leary!

Plenty of cinder to trek through.  Although not quite as pretty as the other hikes to date, a beautiful day with a good friend, and…

Bushwack to O’Leary Peak

Bushwacked from our boondocking spot on Forest Road 545B to the O’Leary Peak Trail at the hairpin turn. Followed the road up to the lookout…

Still smoky

Well-maintained, gravel jeep road. The 1st mile along the lava flow is easy. the next 3 miles are harder, the last mile is the hardest.…

O’Leary Lookout

It could’t have been a more beautiful day to summit O’Leary Peak! It’s a steady climb with a pretty steep last half-mile or so.  It…

O’Leary Lookout

It couldn’t have been a more beautiful day to summit O’Leary Peak! It’s a steady climb with a pretty steep last half-mile or so.  It…

O’Leary

Trail has great views of Sunset Crater and the lava flow. Though the trail is a road most the way up, loose cinders make it…

O’Leary

Made my 12 yo son hike with me.  Took much longer than I anticipated because he kept stopping, but we did it!  I honestly thought…

O’Leary Peak Trail

The trail is more of a dirt road to the top also used by Forest Service vehicles – only saw one.  Just over 10 miles…

Solo O’Leary Summit

Beautiful but toasty Sunday morning hike; the grade of the trail steadily increases as you make your way to the summit. Moderately busy, passed six…

O’Leary Peak

Very nice trail with great views all the way to the summit.  Lots of wildflowers considering late summer, dry conditions and almost 95 degrees.

O’Leary

Beautiful sunny day – trail was dry and cinder sand was deep in parts.  There were lots of wildflowers still blooming which was gorgeous.  The…

Burning Butt

Started at the trailhead at about 8:30 am. The day was going to be a warm one. I dragged a friend along with me on…

O’Leary Lava

So cool to be able to look out at the lava fields. The hike was a very good workout, but the views were gorgeous. We…

O’Leary in Red Heels

Morning hike of O’Leary. Pup paws were getting beat up on the lava rock, so we had to throw on her red booties. The lookout…

O’Leary Lookout

This was a really nice hike! Pretty easy with a steady incline to the top. The beginning is a path through the forest and it…

The Number 2

Decided to take on O’Leary for #2, and just as it’s place in our challenge pack. It was literally the sh*t. Before these hikes I’d…

O’ Leary The Great

O’ Leary Peak offered great scenic views of Sunset Crater. The trail was very wide which allowed for unencumbered running. We really enjoyed this hike.

O’Leary 🌋

Amazing hike wildflowers were blooming The views were great the entire hike I do recommend sunscreen

Cloudy with a chance of up hill

It was great beautiful views of the cinder cones and lava fields on the way up, the trail is an access road for the look…

O’Leary Peak Trail

Free parking at trailhead. Friendly, accommodating Forest Service employee, who waited with his grater until I hiked past him a couple times. This trail looked…

O’Leary Peak

It’s not bad for a forest road hike, gets a little steep at the end but the views are great.

O’Leary

It was a beautiful morning on the trail. A nice breeze and the sun was shining. Clouds started to develop right as we were making…

O’Leary Peak

Fin hike great views was fun to watch a storm develope overhead motivated us to quickly get down.

So…O’Leary Basin is NOT the Same

Started with a bit of an off road adventure when I mistakenly plugged in O’leary Basin. A completely different landscape. Wide gravel track that can…

O’Leary

Well, not my most favorite hike ever, but Beautiful views and great day! It’s a long slow incline up the fire road.  Loose soil/sand in…

Sunny O’Leary Peak Lookout

Very difficult hike!  It was super sunny…thank goodness for some clouds!  The lava river, the crater, the views… all was amazing.  Overall a great workout. …

Mount O’Leary

Good hike, good road. Reminded us of North Mountain & Shaw Butte hike but a lot longer. Steady climb. Good workout. Not difficult.

OOHHHHH LEARY!!

Once again, ALWAYS AN ADVENTURE!! My life is an amazing beautiful adventure with all my peeps. Today we hiked peak #3 of the summer 6…

O’Leary Peak, Flagstaff, AZ

I did this hike 2 months ago now. The beginning of the trail is adjacent to a lava field which is really cool. This is…

O’Leary Peak

This was definitely a more strenuous hike than what we originally thought it was going to be. AllTrails had it ranked as moderate, but I…

A nice walk up a service road

This was a nice hike up a service road – however, a few spots that the gravel was kind of deep and hard to get…

College Kids Storm O’Leary

We hit the trail at 6:30am and were the first ones in the parking lot. Glad we started early, because we appreciated the long shadows…

O’Leary

Peak #4 for the day with Holly.

#4 of the Fearsome Four in a day

this was the last hike/run of the day. Great cap off to the day! Logged 35 miles for the day starting at 5am on Humphreys…

#4 of the Fearsome Four in a day

this was the last hike/run of the day. Great cap off to the day! Logged 35 miles for the day starting at 5am on Humphreys…

Live-In Fire Tower Ranger

Clouds were forecast for this day, but instead we got full sun all the way up the mountain.  The trail is really a dirt service…

Lady Bugs

Great yet easy 10 miles hike. Started around 0730 took about 3.45 hours round trip. The trail is all maintained cinder road and the views…

O’Leary Lookout & out & out

Beautiful morning for the hike up to O’Leary Peak.  Stunning views of Sunset Crate and Mt Humphreys.  The 360 view from the tower was worth…

Lookout O’Leary

This is a great running trail for someone passing through or staying in the area. Nice wide road the entire way up to the lookout.…

O’Leary Lookout

Hike is on a Forest Service Rd so it’s dirt, loose dirt, for the first mile but it firms up. Views of walls of old…

O’Leary climbs

What a great hike! Beautiful views that even included snow in the distance. My legs didn’t like the sand like consistency of the road for…

Dog Days of Summer

Nice hike with good views as you go up.  Gradual incline the whole way up.  Some flies seemed to irritate the dogs out the way.…

O’Leary

Pretty quick hike, road was in good condition. Basically  the same view of the San Francisco Peaks on the way up as the summit. A…

O’Leary Peak

Perfect weather, amazing views! Easy trail with steady incline all the way up.

O’Leary In the books….

This was an easier hike by way of terrain as it was a gravel road all the way up. but it was a climb for…

O’Leary

Great weather – Trail is a fire road so nice break from having to concentrate  on not tripping over roots and rocks. Great views of…

O’Leary morning hike

A very nice morning hike. It is forest road to the top, but it is well maintained and easy to walk. Despite not being a…

O’Leary Lookout

Great day for hiking. Trail is a forest road so hiking is easy, but still a good incline. Lookout was staffed and Pam was very…

O’Leary Peak

Day 4 of 5 and peak 5 of 6, I was glad to learn this was all on a fire road to the top. It…

O’Leary FreeFall Fun!

O’Leary is one of my favorite trail runs in Flagstaff! It is an old jeep road and runnable the entire way…so fun on the descent!…

O’Leary Hike #1

Weather was great and temperate was fantastic! The views from the fire tower were unbelievable.  Sadly we didn’t see any animals on our hike, but…

Better Than I Thought

Old service road turned hiking trail, wide, and ground lava cinder, so expect to bring some of that home in your shoes. 🙂 I thought…

O’Leary Peak Trail

First three miles were fine. Miles 3/3.5 to the top got to be a little rough. Ran in to some fellow Challengers on our hike…

Awful Service Rd

I found it a horrible hike on the service road the whole time. If I didn’t have a goal to get to the lookout, I…

O’Leary Peak

The entire trail is a service road. Dusty and not much to see. Go to the top and get a fast tour of the actual…

Killer O’Leary

I personally do not like this style of Trail super soft, smart too wear gaiters.  Great hike amazing views, Pam at the top was super…

O’Leary Lookout

Awesome view from the lookout tower.  Nice trail conditions with no rock scramble and easy on the knees coming down.  Good cardio workout add it…

O’Leary Peak Lookout

Beautiful morning. Temp around 44 @ 7:30. Trail clear. Sunny and just a slight breeze. Lava flow Was excellent to scramble on for a quick…