|when||Trip Report : August 19, 2017|
|Trip Report : August 16, 2014|
|Trip Report : September 7, 2013|
|Trip Report : September 15, 2012|
|Trip Report : September 10, 2005|
|where||Kaibab National Forest|
The northern and western sections of this loop travel through
ponderosa pine forests, first ascending to a ridgeline and then
descending to Sycamore Falls, a 100-foot drop which, with the
cooperation of monsoon rains, will be flowing.
There may also be five or six small waterfalls along the way.
The southern and eastern portions of the loop follow the scenic
rim of Sycamore Canyon. See
This hike is described on page 218 of Flagstaff Hikes by Richard & Sherry Mangum.
|EC||+-1300' elevation change|
|elevations||6720 (trailhead) to 7251 (ridgeline)|
|rating||"B" Rate yourself as a hiker.|
|on trail||100% — Sycamore Rim Trail|
|cost||Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
6:30 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.
33° 38.307' N, 112° 7.024' W [NAD27]
1. Take I-40 west from Flagstaff to the Garland Prairie exit (#167).
2. Exit southbound onto FR 141.
3. Continue south about 12 miles.
4. Turn right (southeast) onto FR 56.
5. Continue on FR 56 for about 1.5 miles to the trailhead.
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