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All reviews lots of water great hike challenging hike san francisco peaks fay canyon ft elevation gain inexperienced hiker worth the effort trekking poles great workout hours total parking lot take your time experienced hikers rock scrambling amazing views coming down
Climbed this week, 3 if us, all 60+ years and a bit better than average shape. Less than 2 hours to go up to, steady climbing but fantastic views reward you every 10 minutes.
Things to know. Don’t need walking sticks or gloves, only a...More
This is a long and steep hike. The elevation chance from the parking lot to the top is aggressive. The terrain can be a little taxing. I would not suggest for little ones and for those less experienced. Not a lot of shade on this...More
This hike was very challenging at parts when climbing up the rocks, but SO worth the effort. Be prepared with food and water. We got to what we thought was the top, but saw someone coming down the trail and they informed us that the...More
This is an all-day hike....about 8 to 9 miles round trip. All uphill one way, all down on the way back. Some of the views are spectacular....if you don't mind the length of the hike or the uphill climb, this is a great hike...I would...More
Nice hike because great views from the upper section where you climb way above any surrounding features and have a terrific view overlooking Sedona and the buttes and mesas in the distance.
There are definitely a few false summits--you have no idea what you are...More
What an awesome hike - beautiful scenery, a variety of scenery, hard work but not too hard, incredible views from the top. This is one of our favorite hikes of all time - we really enjoyed every bit of it. We did this hike on...More
You can hike the trail without them. I used them on and off. They were helpful for the steeper parts of the trail. But when we were doing rock scrambling I put them back in my backpack since they were in the way.