Camelback Mountain Summit Trail Arizona

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Learn the history of Camelback Mountain! Hear about the Hohokam Indians who hiked on Echo Canyon Trail and explore the geological beginnings of … See more

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Apr 2, 2024
Stunning view but only for experienced hikers! We were very excited to climb camelback mountain but soon realized that the hike is extremely difficult. Not all sources online really say, that you do … Full review by Tourist46270112761
Apr 1, 2024
Camelback Mountain, ( 2700 ft.), is a perfect tourist activity in Phoenix as it is a relatively short jaunt with pleasurable views. On the base of the mountain at 6 A. M., half asleep, armed with tri… Full review by Room-in-my-suitcase
Mar 25, 2024
Hiked it LOVED it!!! So gorgeous! Challenging, but so happy I did it! Met so many fun and interesting people on the hike!!! Full review by 105dmm
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Elevation:824.79 m
Mountain range:Phoenix Mountains

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can we access this hike by metro? thank you kim
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I have no idea.
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Answer by Dawn D · Oct 11, 2020
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Visiting Phoenix for a few days in April to attend a wedding. I will be alone but want to do some hiking. What would be best …
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Visiting Phoenix for a few days in April to attend a wedding. I will be alone but want to do some hiking. What would be best trails, safe, and easily accessible from town via Uber?
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Camelback, Piestowa peak (there are also a lot of other trail at the base of piestowa). I suggest hiking shoes both are great climbs to do alone always other people around and they …
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Camelback, Piestowa peak (there are also a lot of other trail at the base of piestowa). I suggest hiking shoes both are great climbs to do alone always other people around and they are well maintained. Enjoy
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Hi, I am a deaf guy from India. I know English. Would it be safe for me to trek Camelback mountain on my own? Are there …
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Hi, I am a deaf guy from India. I know English. Would it be safe for me to trek Camelback mountain on my own? Are there markers to guide trekkers to the top and back? Can I expect any help from other trekkers/security guys, etc? I plan to trek this Tuesday.
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Do not go off the trail, many people have fallen by doing this- Take some nuts, maybe some bananas and a few granola bars with some water
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Hello, how long is the hike? If we only have 2-3 hours is it doable? Average hikers. Thanks!
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If you go up and down from the Echo Canyon trailhead, you can definitely do it in 2-3 hours. If you do the whole length from Echo Canyon to Cholla trailhead or vice versa and have to get …
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If you go up and down from the Echo Canyon trailhead, you can definitely do it in 2-3 hours. If you do the whole length from Echo Canyon to Cholla trailhead or vice versa and have to get an Uber or walk back to your car, maybe not.
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What's the average temperature during Camelback hike in August?
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It depends on the time of day! It can be 114 degrees at 1 PM. Best to hike VERY early in the AM and bring more water than you think you need. Lately the average temp has been 104.
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