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All reviews echo canyon great hike challenging hike bring water great workout coming down hiking shoes lots of water trail head worth the effort worth the climb running shoes rock climbing parking spot start early decent shape wear good shoes
Me and my husband are not experience hikers took us 4 hours to hike echo canyon trail round trip taking our time with rest and everything but view was worth with. If you plan to come here hiking shoes is recommended, bring water with you...More
My husband really wanted to hike Camelback Mountain, so I was hesitant but agreed. There’s a reason this hike is considered a double black diamond. It is not for the novice hiker (i.e. me) The start is great, but then you get about 1/4 of...More
So I went for a hike with my nephew, up Camelback Mountain. I am slightly over weight, and from the pictures you can see I had regular tennis shoes and was wearing pants. A few area had stones where I didn't have traction. It was...More
This is a tough, steep hike with great city views at the top. It took us (fit, but not hurried people) a little over an hour to climb to the drop and we were dripping with sweat when we arrived - be sure to bring...More
Echo Trail was a great way to climb Camelback Mountain. It was 60 degrees and partly cloudy, so much more comfortable then when my co-worker did it on a 90 degree day. Good parking, restrooms, and water at the trailhead. Trail is very well marked....More
Gorgeous hike that will challenge you. Over 1400 feet of elevation gain in a mile and a half. Lots of rock scrambling. Do yourself a favor and take a few snacks for a beautiful picnic at the top. Only downside is that this is a...More
Camelback mountain is a great hike that you should definitely consider when in the Phoenix area.
I was in Phoenix for a work conference and decided to take a break and this was a great way to spend the late afternoon. It was a short...More
This is not an easy hike, particularly if you are not used to the warmer AZ temperatures, the dryer air, and the dust. Be prepared with bottles of water, take your time, and do the hike with a friend or group.