It’s a big climb.
Once on the summit, 360 degree views will delight any hiker, along with the completion of
such a climb. One can see the Superstitions, Mazatzals, and numerous other ranges along
Descending the mountain is an adventure as well. Trekking poles assist some hikers, and it
is a good idea to switchback your footwork on the way down. The descent is not as tasking,
cardiovascular-wise, yet it is hard on the quadriceps and knees.
Once back at the trailhead and glancing back up at the peak one has accomplished, it is
almost an exhausting yet exhilarating feeling combined. This hike always proves to be a
strenuous workout, and will give a hiker a good idea where they are in fitness level.
It incorporates competency and beauty.
10.47 Miles, +-2802' elevation change.
I want to thank my intense, small group of hikers for joining me!
It is always a pleasure to share the experience of climbing steep places!