Browns Peak: Scree Chute

Trip Details

Elevation: 7,657 Feet

Elevation Gain: N/A Feet

Distance: N/A Miles

Difficulty: Rock scramble - Class 3/4

Gear: None

This weekend we took another shot at climbing to the top of Brown’s Peak. It is the tallest of the Four Peaks with are located outside of Phoenix. It is also the highest point in Maricopa county with an elevation of 7,657 feet.

It was an awesome experience and the hike was really cool and challenging at the same time. I managed to get by with a scraped up thumb and a sore ass. My girlfriend on the other hand, ended up with a decent size cut on her wrist and a black and blue knee.

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Humphreys Peak

Trip Details

Elevation: 12,635 Feet

Elevation Gain: 3,400 Feet

Distance: 9.5 Miles

Difficulty: Hike

Gear: None

This weekend, my girlfriend and I managed to accomplish one of the hardest things we have ever done. We made the 9 mile round trip hike to the top of Humphreys Peak. Humphreys Peak has an elevation of 12,633 feet, which is the highest point in the state of Arizona. The peak is located near Flagstaff, in the Kachina Peaks Wilderness.

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