Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Little Elden Day Hike

when? Trip Report : June 22, 2013
where? Flagstaff
the hike     Cool off on the summer solstice in Flagstaff! This one-way hike starts from Schultz Tank Trailhead on the Little Elden Trail, goes down and around Little Elden Mountain, then connects with the Sandy Seep Trail to finish at Sandy Seep Trailhead by US 89. It’s all on the well-marked Arizona Trail.
    Passage 32 of the Arizona Trail is described on pages 244-249 of Arizona Trail: The Official Guide by Tom Jones and Jerry Sieve, Westcliffe Publishers, Boulder, CO, 2005.
    The Little Elden and Sandy Seep Trails are described in Flagstaff Hikes by Richard & Sherry Mangum, 5th edition, Hexagon Press, 2001.
distance 7 miles
time 5-6 hours
EC +700'-1800' elevation change
elevations 8050' (Schultz Tank Trailhead) to 6875' (Sandy Seep Trailhead)
type one way
starting at
Schultz Tank Trailhead 35° 17.181' N,  111° 37.564' W  [NAD27]
ending at
Sandy Seep Trailhead 35° 14.959' N,  111° 33.642' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — Arizona Trail, passage 32   [Little Elden and Sandy Seep 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 120 miles from I-17 & Bell to Schultz Tank Trailhead.

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