Elevation

12,633 ft / 3,851 m

#1 in Arizona

#1,532 in United States

Prominence

6,039 ft / 1,841 m

#2 in Arizona

#48 in United States

Summits

158 summits

#1 in Arizona

#97 in United States

Top climbing months

July   18%

June   15%

August   15%

Most climbed route

Humphreys Peak Trail

9.9 mi • 3,673 ft gain • Class 1

Highlights

  • 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.
70 summits • 9.9 mi • 3,673 ft gain • 6 hr 8 min • Class 1
2 summits • 10.0 mi • 3,238 ft gain • 7 hr 18 min
1 summit • 10.6 mi • 3,621 ft gain • 7 hr 57 min
1 summit • 11.0 mi • 3,512 ft gain • 7 hr 49 min
1 summit • 7.5 mi • 3,333 ft gain • 6 hr 31 min
1 summit • 9.0 mi • 3,622 ft gain

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