Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Dry Lake Hills Overlook Day Hike
when Trip Report : September 16, 2017
where Flagstaff
the hike     Green forests, a grassy alpine meadow, wildflowers, and remarkable views await you on this late summer hike. We’ll walk a round trip to the Dry Lake Hills from Sunset Trailhead to visit a scenic overlook atop the Rocky Ridge.
    Long ball hitters can then complete the Sunset-Brookbank Loop counterclockwise on the Brookbank and Sunset Trails.
distance 4 1/2 miles (round trip) or 7 miles (figure-9)
time 3 hours (round trip) or 5 hours (figure-9)
EC +-500' (round trip) or +-1000' (figure-9) elevation change
elevations 8038' (trail junction) to 8761' (ridgeline)
type round trip or figure-9
starting at
Sunset Trailhead 35° 17.155' N,  111° 37.884' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — Schultz Loop, Little Gnarly, Brookbank, and Sunset Trails.
rating "C"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Flagstaff
meet 7:00 AM in the Fry’s parking lot on the SW corner of I-17 & Bell Road. Park behind Denny’s, near the entrance to the Deer Valley Park & Ride.
drive
•  Take I-17 north to Flagstaff.
Continue north on highway 180 past the Museum of Northern Arizona to Schultz Pass Road.
Turn right and go east a half mile on Schultz Pass Road.
Turn left and go north on Schultz Pass Road, FR 420, unpaved but usually graded.
Continue north 5 miles to Sunset Trailhead, where there is a sign for the Sunset Trail. The hike begins here.
137.2 miles from I-17 & Bell to Sunset Trailhead (274.4 round trip).

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