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Wilson in the Fall

Man was it chilly this morning! warmed up a bit when the sun came up and the breeze was cool. Fall colors all around and…

Wilson Mountain

I attempted Wilson back in August with a group of friends We hiked Bear mountain first and then went on to Wilson the plan was…

6th Peak

Was a beautiful hike with amazing views.

Wilson

Beautiful hike and views  

Getting it done

Gorgeous morning, started early around 730 and plenty of parking. Single track with lots of loose rocks. Best part is upper trail which takes you…

One of the best views in Sedona!

Get there early! We arrived at 5am and only two parking spots were left in their about 10 parking spot lot. The hike up was…

Amazing

The first 2 miles were brutal with what feels like the majority of the elevation gain.  It was however worth the torture. The views at…

Best views!

Beautiful trail, little rocky. Very steep for first 2 miles, the prize is the views from the Sedona lookout.

Perfect Way to Spend a Day

This was my final hike of the Summer Six Pack of Peaks Challenge. The weather was perfect, slightly cool at the start. Started at the…

Wilson Mountain

Beautiful trail!  Not nearly as steep as Bear Mountain, and the views at the top were outstanding!

Number 2 of 6

After summiting Bear Mountain, Wilson was next. Very hot 105 degree day. Baby Yoda & Wilson on top of Wilson Mountain.

Wilson Mountain

After finishing Bear Mountain the group I was with decided to go on ahead with hiking up Wilson Mountain. By this time it was really…

Escape the Crowds

Originally planned to hike Williams, but checked the FS website at the last minute to discover the area was closed to entry. Made a last…

Vertigo

The trail is a little over-grown and there are two downed trees across the trail; otherwise in pretty good shape. We started early and hit…

Wilson

Great hike in great weather. The hike up was moderately strenuous and I found the hike down more difficult, mostly due to the slippery marble/golf…

The best views yet

This was the best so far.. Long but not difficult and plenty of great scenery.. I will be back.

Hot & Rocky with 2 Great Views

Nice hike that is partially shaded. Parking lot doesn’t open until 8am, so get there early if you go on a weekend. There was a…

Wilson Mtn. (Sedona, AZ)

Quite a few people were exploring the first 1/2 mile of this trail. Once you pass the people, you climb with views of red walls…

Wilson!

After Bear Mountain in the morning, then mountain biking for four hours in Sedona, and fuel at Sedona Beer Company,  I embarked upon a sunset…

Views, views, views

Started a little after 6 so shaded most of the way up.   Some pretty flowers and killer views.  Took us around 4 hours.

Wilson Mountain

Love Sedona. First time doing this trail. We made it up to the Canyon Lookout across the Mesa in 3 hours.  Started at 5am. Saw…

Wilson Mountain

Nice Sedona hike.  Started just past the parking lot (full) and noticed Spur A trail led up to the main trail (0.6miles).  Incline 95% of…

Wilson mountain

Challenging hike. Overall a great experience. Awesome views!

Wilson mountain

Challenging, beautiful, and great views. Overall awesome hike!

Wilson

Felt good to hike this mountain with friend. No one in the trail during the entire hike.

Mount Wilson

Hiked early to avoid the heat, worked out really well, 5 down, just one more to go and the wife wants to do it the…

A Spectacular View

I started this hike around 530ish, nice cool 62 degrees and finished at 1015, warm 74 degrees. It took me about 4+ hours. The bugs…

Wilson Mountain

Hiked early to avoid the heat, worked out really well, 5 down, just one more to go and the wife wants to do it the…

I need Beer

My legs are dead but great time.  Beautiful day

Wilson hike in sedona AZ

Started hike with friends and family around 9AM EST after tough time finding the parking at the trail head. The weather was good and cool…

Wilson Mountain – norther overlook

Fantastic hike throughout. From the start to the top and then to northern overlook, all beauty as far as the eye could see. I loved…

Wilson Mountain

Fantastic hike throughout. From the start to the top and then to northern overlook, the views were as spectacular as they can get. The views…

Wilson Mountain

Beautiful day with some high winds but not many other hikers

Wilson Mountain – North Route!

Wilson Mountain is one of my absolute favorite hikes in Sedona. The views are incredible! I’ve taken the main route a few times so I…

I met Mr. Wilson

Very easy trail to follow with views that are just breathtakingly spectacular.    Lots of colorful wildflowers and surprisingly very lush green flowery bushes that…

Bday Weekend Wilson Mtn Hike

Arrived at the TH around 6:30am … plenty of parking and very people on th trail during the ascent. In some areas, narrow trail and…

Sedona Hike

Hi trip was fun! lost of flowers, changes of landscape between forrest and desert and great coverage that day for the more exposed parts. Love…

Way, way up Wilson we went

Bring your camera, camera, camera!!!! And plenty of water! Our Wilson Mountain day hike started with O’dark-thirty wake-up call. Out of bed at 0400 to…

Wilson!!

Felt great to do this hike again! Started the hike at 0640 and made it to the Sedona overlook at 0840. Spent some time, ate…

North Wilson Peak Trail

Gorgeous views of the Red Rocks State Park! The hike took 4 hours plus 25 minutes on top for a snack and the views. Glad…

North Wilson

A beautify day out on the trail with friends.  Great hike and poles are your friend for the trail back down.

My new favorite hike

This hike was beautiful!! It was steep and challenging To get to the top but quite possibly the most beautiful summit that I’ve experienced yet!!

Got a parking ticket, so what?!

Great hike despite my friend getting a parking ticket 😉 11+ miles at a pretty gradual elevation gain, didn’t seem too bad 💪🏻 Saw a…

Parking ticket, who cares?!

Trail conditions were great, weather beautiful, high upper 80s by end of hike. In addition to my friend getting a parking ticket, the highlight of…

Watch out for the mountain lions!

Today, our little hiking group was together as a whole and all was well with the world again. Two of us met in the lobby…

Wilson Mountain

Had a great hike with my sister, Yani. Loved this hike. Started early to beat the afternoon heat. We saw javelina, a coyote and a…

Wilson Mountain

Great hike, unbelievable views. Was on the trail by 6:45, a little cool, but warmed up with the steep trail at the beginning. Lots of…

Wilson Mountain

We are having beautiful weather in Sedona right now and through the weekend. The high was only in the 70’s yesterday. Trying to get the…

Wilson Mtn Trail

Weather and trail were great.  Very nice Views at the top on both lookouts.

Wilson Mountain Escape the Heat

Early drive from Phoenix to the parking lot at North Wilson Trail head guaranteed a parking space for us. we arrived at 7:45 AM and…

Wilson mountain? Or mount Wilson?

Late start so it was warmer than I’d like, but the breeze and shade from the trees at the higher elevation of the hike. Came…

First time on Wilson

This was my first hike up to Wilson Mountain. I decided to use the Wilson Mountain Trail, the longer of the two trails to the…

Wilson

This was a BEAUTIFUL hike. I will definitely be doing this one again!

Wilson Mountaineers

Chilly Morning Hike on Wilson. Encountered a rattlesnake on the way down.

Mt Wilson!!

Today’s hike was not too difficult but was still a very good workout! Glad to have completed the summer challenge with thus one as we…

Wilson Mountain

Finally finished the challenge! The fall foliage on North Wilson trail was beautiful, but that wind was biting cold!

Windy Wilson Summit

Due to the limited parking at the trailhead, I arrived just before sunrise to ensure I would get a spot. Besides a large group of…

Fall Colors!

Started just after daybreak – cold start, but the photos were awesome in the soft light. Fall colors for the first third of the hike…

Wonderful Wilson

Wilson was yet another beautiful, enjoyable hike. The switchbacks elevated your heart rate and then a nice break awaited on the plateau. There were very…

Mister Wiillllson!

This hike was probably my favorite. It was a quad burner but it offered very rewarding views at every “false” peak. The trail was not…

The top of Sedona

First time up this trail and it did not disappoint. I knew it was going to be a good one once we hit the beautiful…

Almost Fall at Wilson’s

Yes..  Hike done!  The last one of the Summer Six pack!  Challenging and rewarding. It is almost Fall in Sedona.  The views were magnificent.  It…

Challenge Complete!

So I accidentally added about 3 miles to my hike by doing both overlooks, not just Sedona.  In my opinion, not worth it… the views…

Beautiful

Started early had the mountain to myself for 45 min. It truly was a beautiful hike. Perfect for my last peak!

Beautiful finish to a great challenge.

We had the most beautiful weather. Absolutely stunning views from the top of Wilson. So much variety in terrain, foliage, colors. Amazing. Thanks for an…

#6 in the books: Wilson Mountain

Another spectacular day in AZ to hike! Our group completed the AZ Summer 6Pack of Peaks Challenge finishing with Wilson Mountain in Sedona. The foliage…

Beautiful

Awesome weather for a scenic hike up Mt Wilson.

Mount Wilson summit

Another amazing day with the tribe!! Great to have finished up the challenge today oo a gorgeous sunny day in Sedona.

Just downed a six-pack…of Peaks!

Decided to do this hike from Midgley Bridge instead of the North Wilson Trailhead just because we are more familiar with the trail from the…

Wilson Mtn

Third time doing this hike. Definitely the best views of Sedona red rocks, Humphreys, Oak Creek Canyon, etc. A tough day hike for sure. Felt…

Wilson Mtn…. We saw a SNAKE!

Great day to take a hike near Sedona! Weather was perfect with a breezy wind.  Only saw one snake in the switchbacks from the Bench…

Number 6 of 6! Wilson!!!!

Number 6 of the Arizona Summer Challenge! Wilson Mountain ( 7,122ft) with a good 2,331 ft of elevation gain. Very proud of myself and I…

Mr. Wilson

We got to the top and went to both sides Sedona overlook and north canyon. That tagged  on an extra 1.5 hours which we didn’t…

Ah ha moment at the top

It was a bit humid which didn’t help with the rapid climb to the top but the views are well worth it.

Sedona on a Cloudy Day

My group and I drove up from Phoenix early on a Saturday to hike Wilson Mountain.  As we were on our way to the TH,…

WILSON Mountain

Fabulous hike! The Sedona Lookout is amazing. Windy at the top. Bits of the trail are narrow. Rocky trail or slightly overgrown in some places…

Breathtakingly beautiful

The main elevation was in the first bit. Which combined with the humidity made for a tiring climb. It then plateaus out before a much…

WOW is for Wilson

This has to be my favorite by far. Absolutely beautiful.  We had perfect weather with overcast which made for amazing views.  WOW!!  As always great…

Wilson in the Whiskey Smoke

Went up in smoky conditions early Monday morning – Whiskey Fire was burning just to the North. Once we got to the switchbacks it started…

Wilson Mountain

Hiked Wilson Mountain on 9/14. Very empty on the trail and only saw two others at the summit. I logged about 12.4 miles roundtrip and…

Wilson

Beautiful day in Sedona! Thought we were going to get caught in a storm, but it stayed away. Pretty warm for the way down.

Wilson Sedona fun

I did the hike solo. I started at 5:30 in attempts to beat the heat. Took me about 4.5 hours for the 9 miles. Once…

Wilson Mountain

Hot and humid … but shady all the way …  Beautiful views!

North Wilson

Not the easiest trail to find.  Off from some picnic area.  Weather was beautiful, the hike was overall very enjoyable.  If I had to do…

Wilson hikes Wilson

A lot of the trail was along the edge of the mountain…a little nerve racking but awesome sights! Great view of mountains and valleys. We…

Hard day’s Morning

After Bear summit, headed over to N Wilson TH.  Logs had been cleared/cut from last time I was here (some years ago), but so many…

Wilson Mountain

I hiked this trail starting at 6:00 AM and recommend an early start to anyone. I haven’t hiked at all in 3 months, and I…

Cannabis Trail

A beautiful hike with tremendous views to the north and south if you take the time to hike out to the lookout points. The start…

Wilson Mountain

Wow, such a beautiful hike. The trail was steep in the beginning, but the views are breathtaking so worth the effort. There is a lot…

Hot Wilson

Set off at about 5:30 a.m. to beat the heat. Some parts of the trail in the canyon at the beginning, the vegetation is mature…

Wilson Mountain

Beautiful hike with variety of vegetation and decent shade.  Go early to avoid the heat and the tourist traffic on 89A in the summer.  Amazing…

Wilson Mountain

Hike#2. It’s best to start early.  There is overgrowth on trails so best to wear paints to avoid scratches and thorns.  Views from overlook were…

First Sedona hike

Great hike! Bugs were slightly annoying but not horrible. Bring lots of water if you Ike this month as it heats up fast. 8 miles…

Wilson

Rocky trail, a little overgrown in a few places but otherwise easy to follow. Started around 0715, cool to begin the day. Super hot and…

Wilson Mountain

The trail was a little overgrown, but it was a beautiful day in the 70s. Definitely wanted to cry a few times on those last…

1 down

Loved this hike! Challenging, beautiful, good amount of shade, grand views. 2.5 hours to the top, enjoyed a picnic and headed back down.

Wilson

The first couple of miles were harder than I expected. The view from the top was incredible.

Wilson Mt. the hard way

Lots of elevation change in the first mile when starting from the North Wilson TH.  Great view from the lookout on top.

Wilson Mountain, Sedona AZ

Small parking lot at the Midgley Bridge TH. Red Rocks Pass required for parking. Small vault toilet available. Gradual climb that levels off at the…

Wilson

Great hike with Turbo and June dawg. Trail in good condition. We hiked four trails that day for the Fourth of July. 17 miles and…

Wiiiiillllson!!

Peak #2 of 6 of the Summer 6-Peak Challenge. Wilson Mountain in Sedona. We hiked about 10.3 miles and elevation just over 7,000 ft. Another beautiful…

Wilson

What a Beautiful Hike with beautiful views and all the century plants!  not crowded at all and the clouds helped so much! I added Wilson…

Wilson

What a Beautiful Hike with beautiful views and all the century plants!  not crowded at all and the clouds helped so much! I added Wilson…

Wilson Peak

We ran about half of it. Trail and weather were great. Rain moved in about 15 min after we finished.  1 down and 5 to…

Wiiiiilson!

Sedona never disappoints.   Took advantage of the cooler summer day (low 80’s) and ended up getting a rainstorm in the afternoon so actually got a…

Hidey ho, good Mountain neighbor

Hit the trail while it was still dark in anticipation of the intense Sedona sun. Got out at 4:30am and had to use a flashlight…

Wilson

Lots of bugs+loose gravel. Great views.

Wilson kicked our butts

Beautiful hike. The trail is great and easy to folloe.  Lots of green, trees, plants, flowers. Breathtaking sceneries once you reach the top. Good leg…

Koalas on North Wilson

WARNING: Do NOT hike North Wilson trail if you are deathly afraid of Koala Bears! About 2 miles in, where North Wilson turns into Wilson,…

Wilson

This was a awesome hike. Woke up early to get on the trail. Shaded most the morning. I saw my favorite flowers from my childhood…

Wilson Mountain

Great trail, a lot of variety. Switchbacks, trail on the edge, scrambling, woods. Two great views of Sedona and the San Francisco Peaks.

Wilson

Perfect Day, headed over to Oak Creek brewery after for a pint.

Wilson Mountain

Beautiful views all the way – lots of wildflowers🌼.