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ericnoelRoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: 12/25/05  Sucess!

ericnoel

I never knew that the name had been changed. Everyone in Phoenix seems to still call it Squaw Peak. Anyway, been up this one a few times, most recently to burn off some turkey on Christmas Day.
Posted Dec 29, 2005 11:19 am

LandonQRoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: Fall 2003  Sucess!
Climbed Fall 2003 with Katherine
Posted Nov 22, 2005 2:54 pm

callthedoctorRoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: Dec. 24, 2004  Sucess!

callthedoctor

Have been to Phx. hundreds of times...this was my first time on Squaw Peak.



Amazed at the amount of people...seemed like I passed somebody every 10 seconds. I'll bet there were over a thousand climbers throughout the day.



Have never quite been on a trail like this before....seems almost paved with all the steps and rock formed trailway.



Great views from the top...make sure you summit by going to the rightmost peak...most people went left. There is a survey marker at the tippy top.



Great day hike, easy access, just not a real good place to get away.
Posted Dec 25, 2004 4:31 am

Don NelsenRoute Climbed: south side trail Date Climbed: Nov. 17th, 1995  Sucess!

Don Nelsen

Squaw peak has had its name sanitized but its still a great little hike. Met a guy who said he does it every day and I asked him what was the hottest day he'd ever climbed it - he said 122 degrees! wow!



I climb this one usually several times when I'm in Phoenix - hottest day I've done it was 103 and that's plenty hot for me.
Posted Nov 10, 2004 11:24 pm

Ken DammenRoute Climbed: Summit trail Date Climbed: June 1998  Sucess!

Ken Dammen

Crowded and hot in summer.
Posted Aug 23, 2004 8:45 pm

brianhughesRoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: February 2004  Sucess!

brianhughes

Nice hike on a winter morning, but the trail can get very crowded.
Posted Aug 9, 2004 6:38 pm

flechenbonesRoute Climbed: summit trail Date Climbed: many  Sucess!

flechenbones

This is a good workout for those living in Phoenix provided you don't mind following a steady stream of people. Nice hike though overcrowded.
Posted Jul 22, 2004 6:23 pm

belexesRoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: 1994  Sucess!

belexes

I attempted this hike in the Summer of 1994 and got about halfway to the top before turning back. I was not prepared for it. I did make the summit about a week later. There were a lot of hikers, and we had typical Phoenix weather: sunny and hotter than hell.
Posted Apr 24, 2004 12:22 pm

Brett ARoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: April 12, 2004  Sucess!

Brett A

Climbed this one over spring break. The views of the city are pretty cool. There are a lot of people that climb this peak.
Posted Apr 23, 2004 6:15 pm

Steven CrossRoute Climbed: Summit Trail Date Climbed: November 1, 2002  Sucess!

Steven Cross

Did this one once and had no desire to do it again. I bagged it and thats all that matters to me. Suprising to see how many people don't reach the actual summit which is about 15 feet higher. I spent about an hour on top and not one person vetured over to the actual summit.
Posted Apr 23, 2004 12:17 am

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