We reached a road we presumed to FR136.
After crossing cattle guard and gate “FX1”, we headed west
looking for trail markings. None.
We doubled back to a narrow rocky area (“T0”) we had
passed prior. OK, let’s try it.
Following it tracked with Bills pre-entered GPS points.
It must be trail #513.
It was steep and rocky. A small saddle at “T2” provided us
views of Lucky Canyon.
We continued up the 1900-foot climb, stopping for several
The breaks gave us time to enjoy the scenic views of the Verde Valley,
the red cliffs and the distant San Francisco Peaks.