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Humphrey's Peak

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Address: Kachina Peaks Wilderness, Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ
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One of the best hikes in Arizona

We hiked up Humphrey´s Peak several times in the past years, but always remember the trail using the Inner Basin. The Aspen tress, quite meadow above them and the oustanding... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Hodonin, Czech Republic
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Hodonin, Czech Republic
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We hiked up Humphrey´s Peak several times in the past years, but always remember the trail using the Inner Basin. The Aspen tress, quite meadow above them and the oustanding scenery from the top. Just beuatiful...

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Hamburg, Germany
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During Spring , summer and fall season great hikes, winter is great for skiing. Great views. Really a must do and see while you are in this area

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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To get to the highest point in Arizona one drives up to the Arizona Snow Bowl, and then take the ski lift ($) year-round up to near the top. Magnificent views. On many days one can look northwest INTO the upper part of Grand Canyon, and see the entire San Francisco Volcanic Field, which is the second largest Volcanic field... More 

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columbus
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at a great house that had this beautiful mountain within view most of the time. Loved seeing it in the distance. We drove as far as you could up the mountain - can't say much about that experience. Might be best viewed from a distance.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Such a beautiful mountain when covered with snow. Elegant and distinctive available to see from many different directions. As someone from the Northeast originally, I miss mountains covered with snow. Humphrey's Peak satisfies my nostalgia .

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Long Beach, California
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124 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I visited during winter so with snow being everywhere, it was a lovely atmosphere. The view all around is beautiful. Definitely worth the visit.

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1 Thank Nas S
Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The best, toughest hike I've done. I don't hike too much, but I consider myself an outdoorsman. I made it with my 12 year old daughter, who is one tough cookie. I could count the number of people under 18 years old hiking the peak on one hand that day. We made it up and back in 10 hours flat.... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I'm originally from Wisconsin, and I've never climbed anything so I didn't know what to expect. The trail for the most part was easy to follow, offering breathtaking views, especially from the top. The people I met (along with fellow Wisconsinites) were super friendly and would help you out if needed (thankfully I didn't need any). BRING HIKING BOOTS AND... More 

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1 Thank Aarron_Van_Buren
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Went up this peak with my wife and we found it a good challenge, but a well marked and clear enough path to avoid frustration. Getting up to the top was a great payoff as well, with plenty of unobstructed viewing area in all directions and a very different climate than you saw on the the way up, including snow... More 

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massachusetts
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253 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This is an aggressive hike with some challenges but a huge pay off. It starts with a brief walk through a meadow then immediately begins to climb via switchbacks. You pass through some beautiful forest and the landscape is always changing. There are a couple of great vistas but you are pretty much in the forest until you get to... More 

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