Humphreys Peak

Humphreys Peak is the highest peak in Arizona. It is the highest of a group of extinct volcanic peaks known as the San Francisco Peaks. The summit can be most easily reached by hiking the 4.8 mile Humphreys Trail that begins at the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort in the Coconino National Forest. The last 1 mile of the trail traverses the only region of tundra in Arizona, at over 11,500 feet. On a clear day you can see views of the Grand Canyon to the north.

Humphreys Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by catamount

114 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 29, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Humphreys Peak Trail, Humphrey's Peak trail and Arizona Sun Bowl.

Others who’ve summited Humphreys Peak

  • justhike
  • susanjoypaul
  • xpda
  • nancysagar
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • tjsmith2121
  • millerc686
  • william.musser
  • Buffalo
  • theskillet_1
  • edwandall
  • Solosummit
  • MelsTravels
  • Big-Alpine
  • kevin.bronson.71
  • ambercavazos
  • runecarl
  • marianadekock
  • TheBox193
  • robblevin
  • Terminus00000000
  • alawanderlust
  • TynanRammGranberg
  • nickhericks
  • AlaskaSteve
  • jfoster09
  • pandbnewton
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

69% Humphreys Peak Trail

17% Humphrey's Peak trail

7% Arizona Sun Bowl

2% Inner basin to Weatherford Trail

1% Weatherford to Shultz Creek

0% Shultz Creek, Weatherford to Kachina to Humphreys Trail

0% Dutchman Glade/ West Ridge

0% Abineau Canyon Route


SNAPSHOTedit info


12,633 ft / 3,851 m


6,039 ft / 1,841 m

Height Rank Range

San Francisco Peaks


Arizona, United States

Summited by

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  • scott
  • catamount
  • justhike
  • susanjoypaul
  • asamartin
  • xpda
  • nancysagar
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • tjjohnson
  • tjsmith2121
  • burke082

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