Piestewa Peak Mohave Trail Arizona

Piestewa Peak, at 2,610 feet is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, after Camelback Mountain, and the third highest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. It is located in the Piestewa Peak Recreation Area within the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, near Piestewa Freeway. Piestewa Peak is named in honor of Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa, the first known Natiā€¦
Piestewa Peak, at 2,610 feet is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, after Camelback Mountain, and the third highest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. It is located in the Piestewa Peak Recreation Area within the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, near Piestewa Freeway. Piestewa Peak is named in honor of Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa, the first known Native American woman to die in combat in the U.S. military, and the first female soldier to be killed in action in the 2003 Iraq War.
  • Elevation: 2,610 ft (796 m)
  • Location: Maricopa County, Arizona, U.S.
  • Prominence: 1,176 ft (358 m)
  • Parent range: Phoenix Mountains
  • Topo map: USGS Sunnyslope
  • Age of rock: Precambrian
  • Mountain type: Schist
Data from: en.wikipedia.org