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Arizona - Humphrey's Peak

This event is hosted by Girls Who Hike Ambassador Lisa M. Perez! AND its National Summit Day!

Humphrey's Peak (Hopi: Aaloosaktukwi, Navajo: Dookʼoʼoosłííd)
Kachina Peaks Wilderness
10.0 miles - out and back
Total Elevation Gain: 3,400
Date: August 4, 2018
Time: 6:00 a.m.
Link to more trail info:
Meeting Location: Parking Lot of Arizona Snowbowl - closest one below the lodge.
GWH Trail Rating - RED: Strenuous hike, possible unmarked trail, elevation gain of 2,500+, altitude up to 12,633ft. Experienced hikers welcome, semi-experienced welcome if they plan on training before hand!
Permits/Passes: No
Kids: No
Men: No
Dogs: No

*****In order to attend an official meetup, you MUST have a signed Liability Waiver on file. Please see the Group Rules for details/link to sign. One waiver clears you for all meetups!

Hello ladies! We are bringing back the highest point in Arizona for National Summit Day! This hike is dependent on good weather and I will monitor the conditions leading up to the hike.

I recommend hiking boots. I usually ALWAYS hike in trail runners, but there is shale and other rocks that move towards the top and if you need ankle support - this is where you would need it most!

This is a hike that knowing your own personal limits is important. I want everyone who feels they can go all the way to the top - feel free to do so, and those that feel that need to stop - to do so also. This time of year the trail will have a lot of traffic, so if anyone needs to stop you won't be sitting in the forest alone! We can talk more about this closer to the hike! But please feel free to shoot me a message if you have any questions!

Bring snacks/food/and lots of water (more than you think you need). 
This hike isn't a long hike, but the incline is pretty steady all the way to the top. Add in the altitude and you have a fun combination!