Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Sunset-Brookbank Loop Day Hike
when Trip Report : August 29, 2015
where Flagstaff
the hike     Green forests, wildflowers, and remarkable views await you on this summer hike. We’ll go up on the Sunset Trail, over a ridge, and then contour around the Dry Lake Hills before returning beside a meadow and down the Little Gnarly Trail.
    Come prepared for amazing scenery, wildlife, and a sense of remoteness that you wouldn’t expect so close to town. See Map.
distance 6 miles
time 4-5 hours
EC +-1000' elevation change
elevations 8038' (trail junction) to 8761' (ridgeline)
type loop
starting at
Sunset Trailhead 35° 17.155' N,  111° 37.884' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — Sunset, Brookbank, Little Gnarly, and Shortcut 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.
Continue north 5 miles to Sunset Trailhead, where there is a sign for the Sunset Trail. The hike begins here.

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