Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Munds Mountain Day Hike
when Trip Report : October 5, 2013
  Trip Report : June 9, 2012
where Sedona
the hike If you aren’t camping the weekend of October 4-6, this invigorating, one-day, Sedona Red Rock hike will:
1.  Start from the Schnebly Hill Vista.
2. Follow the old Munds cattle trail southbound across a flat mesa to the remains of an old ranch.
3. Dip into a ravine and join the Schnebly Hill Trail.
4. Pass through a nice forested area and then along the rim with great views of the Red Rock country.
5. Continue with a climb to the top of Munds Mountain.
6. Return to the trailhead.
Scenery should be spectacular!
distance 9 miles round trip
time 5-6 hours
EC +-1800' elevation change
elevations 5955' (Schnebly Hill Vista) to 6824' (Munds Mountain)
type round trip
starting at
Schnebly Hill Vista 34° 53.096' N,  111° 41.239' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — FR 153A, Schnebly Hill and Munds Mountain Trails
rating "B"     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 Sedona
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.
1.  Travel up I-17 to exit 320, Schnebly Hill Road.
2. Exit from I-17 and turn left (west).
3. Travel about 5 miles on unpaved road. This upper part of Schnebly Hill Road is in good shape and passable by any car (nothing like the lower part).
4. Just before you get to the famous Sedona overlook, there is an unpaved parking area on left (south) side of road. Park there.
There are no facilities. This trailhead isn't part of the official Red Rock Recreation Area, so no fee is required.

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