Whadup Wasson!

Second time hiking Wasson Peak. This time I started from Gould Mine trailhead and looped around to finish at Kings Canyon trailhead. I liked going…

Wasson

Alotta people hiking Wasson today!

Great view with too many rocks

Aside from the rocks not a difficult hike. Saw a few mine shafts which are surrounded by barbed wire. $20 to drive in which seems…

Wassup Wasson

Drove out from Southern California to do a few hikes… This is the first on the list for us. It is a perfect weather day.…

Perfect first trail

Perfect cool weather after a rain storm. Trail is moderate with beautiful 360 views. Love this trail for a good start of the 6 peaks.

Day trippin’ to Tucson

Left Phoenix around 6:30am to get an early start on the trail! Weather was absolutely gorgeous. Good breeze & overcast a majority of the way.…

One down 5 to go

Great day for a hike. Arrived at the trail head around 7am and finished at 10am. Perfect weather over cast skies.

OOPS! Wasson Peak

I just moved to Tucson this summer and haven’t hiked much in years so I thought this might be a good hike to start out.…

Number 1 of 6!

Number 1of 6 8miles in this beautiful cactus world! Stay tuned for more! This is just the beginning 😎 . . . #hikeaz #arizonahiking #wassonpeak…

Wasson Peak

Nice hike, trail was pretty easy to fallow. Good views going up the trails. Relaxing hike with open views of Tucson. Weather was hotter than…

Way Out on Wasson

Sunny Tucson Day out on Wasson Peak with King Canyon Start to Peak and back on Hugh Norris

Hell to the no! Wasson Peak.

I got lost,  there was no reception and couldnt use maps or the All Trail application.  I made it to a Trail Head and took…

Wasson

Beautiful day a bit warm.

Wasson

This was my favorite trail of the challenge

The Wonders of Wasson Peak

Wow! I can’t believe I grew up in Tucson & didn’t know about this gem! The trail is in fantastic condition & was a welcome…

Wasson

It was a nice day for a hike

Saguaros and a snake

I live in So Cal but wanted to do the AZ Six Pack because my in-laws are in the Phoenix area and this would get…

Shadeless Hike

NO SHADE ANYWHERE!!  However, this was the most spectacular hike for blooming wildflowers.  Luckily, we got a really early start and managed quite a bit…

hot hot day

This was not my favorite hike.  I did love that it was not packed with people.  There is little to no shade and in the…

Wiped out at Wasson

What a view from the summit!! It is like you are on top of the world and can see for miles in all directions. This…

Windy day on Wasson Peak

It was the perfect day to finish my Six Pack Challenge in Wasson Peak yesterday.  The temps were cool,  there was a pretty good wind…

Wonderful Wasson Peak

Arrived around 6:30 a.m. about 30 minutes after the sunrise. The sun was still hiding behind one of the hills for about the first 40…

Wasson Peak did not disappoint

This was my first time hiking Wasson Peak and it’s a beautiful trail and awesome views from the summit. We started on the trail at…

Wasson Peak

Flowers were beautiful. Bees were AWFUL!

Wasson Peak

Got to the traihead just as the sun was rising. Only encountered one other hiker on the way up. Hike is a relatively steady climb…

Wasson Peak

Flowers were awesome, great sights, bees were awful!

Wassup Wasson!

This was by far the easiest of the six peaks in this challenge, still really cool though. Saguaro National Park is spectacular! Last peak, officially…

Wasson

Fun hike with the river rock terrain.

Wasson Wildflowers

King Canyon to peak, returned via Hugh Norris, Sendero Esperanza, and Gould Mine.  Colorful wildflowers everywhere!  Nice to hear bees buzzing the whole time.  Definitely…

Wasson

Day 3 Completed the 6 Peak Challange with a long out and back walk to Wasson Peak

Shouldn’t Do 2

We did Wasson Peak after Picacho Peak…such a long day coming from the west valley of Phoenix! It was absolutely beautiful and would love to…

Wasson

I remember beautiful wildflowers. The weather was perfect and the people were friendly

Saguaro Sunday

This was the most beautiful hike I’ve taken since spring has started. There were so many colors and SO many saguaros! It looked like it…

Wasson Wildflowers

This was an awesome hike to finish our AZ 6 pack.  From the trailhead the trail starts to climb right away with a lot of…

Wasson Wildflower Wonderland

The wildflowers couldnt have been more beautiful! We went midday, sun/heat was not a problem. The way up was a bit rocky, but we loved…

Wasson Peak

This hike was a challenge for a few reasons.  1 is the distance.   At just around 7 miles, it’ll really beat you up.  2…

Great views of Tucson!

Steady trudge all the way,Wildflowers everywhere and the 360 views from the top are amazing.   The trail was busy of course  (Saturday).  Parking was…

My calves hurt

I feel like I owe a lot of you a beer, at a minimum. I’ve read logs of people that have hiked Picacho and Wasson…

Wassup Wasson!

Peaked my last peak of the 6 peak challenge this morning in Tucson. A chilly morning was perfect for hiking! Saguaro everywhere you look! Wildflowers…

Wasson Peak

Wasson Peak on Sunday morning – very early. Perfect weather!

Double Summit!

We accidentally parked at another trailhead on the north side of the mountain but figured out that we were at the wrong spot and were…

Wasson Peak

Lots of wildflowers and Saguaros along with many other desert native plants. A great hike to view the amazing landscape.

Wasson Peak

The hike was longer than it needed to be

Number 5

The trail was dirt with loose rocks.  Nice hiking trail with beautiful flowers adding to the desert scenery. The logbook on the summit did not…

Wasson Peak with snow

There was a bit of snow on the north facing slopes above 4,000 ft., but hardly any on the trail itself. Saguaro Natl. Park is…

Wasson Peak

Did Wasson Peak after completing Picacho Peak the same morning. Arrived at the trailhead at 12:30. Easy trail to navigate. Snow patches started around mile…

Walk to Wasson

Despite the number of vehicles parked at the trailhead and the number of hikers out on the trail, the trail itself did not seem so…

Wasson Peak

Sunrise hike. Cold in the beginning but definitely worth it to beat everyone up to the top and be the first ones done. Amazing view…

Wasson Peak

Sunrise hike. Cold in the beginning but definitely worth it to beat everyone up to the top and be the first ones done. Amazing view…

Wasson

It was a windy day.

Saguaro Rain

Beautiful but rainy hike up to Wasson peak. Windys made for sideways rain, the peak was docked in, but it was beautiful none the less.…

Sunshiny Mid-morning Hike

Gorgeous gradual hike up with Suguaro Cati towering all around you.  Pretty cool view at the top of the surrounding mountain ranges.

Wasson Peak

Awesome day for 1,804 ft elevation gain.

Wasson Peak!

It was a beautiful day out, a little chilly at the beginning but we started in the morning around 9AM and ended up finishing round-trip…

Windy Wasson

What a wildly windy day on Wasson Peak. We only took a short break at the summit for photos then headed down to a less…

Wasson Peak with Windy

Great hike with friends!!  We ended up doing the loop instead of the out and back and by doing so we saw three different trail…

Wonderful Wasson Peak

This was my fourth hike in the Arizona Winter Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge. I was camped at Picacho State Park, and drove down after breakfast. Stopped…

Wasson that hard

Started off from Scottdale on day two of my Arizona hike-a-thon. Crisp early start, very empty lot. Easy grade, slight breeze. Saw a dozen or…

Birthday Bash- Tucson Bound

The Seven Leave No Trace Principles Plan ahead and prepare. Travel and camp on durable surfaces. Dispose of waste properly. Leave what you find. Minimize campfire impacts (be…

Sauntering through the Saguaros

Wasson Peak is located in the Saguaro National Park and the hike is picturesque like something straight out of an Arizona magazine. The day was…

Sauntering through the Saguaros

Wasson Peak is located in the Saguaro National Park and the hike is picturesque like something straight out of an Arizona magazine. The day was…

Wasson Peak

Last hike of the year….. Wasson Peak in Saguro National Park. Perfect close to 2018, as we started hiking the winds blew, closed poppys and…

Wasson Peak

It was my first time I went to Saguaro National Park and I loved all the cactus! The trail was pretty gradual all the way…

Wasson Peak Saguaro Park

Started late 11 a.m. I figured the crowd would be gone but I was wrong. The weather was cool abd cold in the shade but…

Wasson in the cold snap

Started off cold, but ended up being beautiful. We took King’s Canyon up, then the .3 miles to the peak. On the way back we…

Wasson Peak

Soooooo the road to the trail head that was suggested was closed off and we went to a different one. This hike was nice and…

Saguaro

A hike in a National Park… Awesome!! Beautiful scenery and Saguaro Cactus everywhere!! Make sure to bring water since the trail is exposed most of…