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mcmurdosoundbeautiful  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2011


found a semi-hidden path through oak creek canyon that led us to spectacular pools and views. had our own "rock beach" for hours. only saw one other couple!
Posted Feb 8, 2013 4:10 am

naderWilson Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2012


Very Beautiful. Climbed via North Trail.
Posted May 1, 2012 9:04 pm

hightineraryA Ball on Wilson  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2001


A fun, scenic hike.
Posted Jul 30, 2011 5:56 pm

Brian JenkinsFun day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 27, 2011

Brian Jenkins

With Luna, the trail dog. Hiked up the North Wilson Mountain Trail. Really neat, the bottom part through the forest was filled with wildflowers. Once we popped out on the First Bench, it was more typical Arizona-ish to me. Hit the Sedona overlook first and then the true summit. Didn't see a summit register though. Summit reminded me of the Oregon volcanic stuff I am used to. We decided to hike down the South Wilson Mountain Trail to Midgely Bridge(ly) after seeing that side from the overlook. Was much hotter than the North Trail so we ended up going much slower since Luna was not liking the heat. She did enjoy seeing the ring-necked lizard on the First Bench on the way down though. Neat loop hike.
Posted Apr 29, 2011 7:31 pm

Clark_GriswoldBetter Late Than Never  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 6, 2010


After years of hiking the trails to the overlooks I finally went to the true summit. It isn't very impressive, though the views are nice. It was a nice change of pace from the same old spots.
Posted May 7, 2010 12:14 pm

osatrikCool day in December  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 5, 2009


Only a couple dozen signed into the register in 2009 -- I suppose most folks come up to go to one of the viewpoints on the trail rather than to the true summit, which involves about 200 yards of off trail hiking. The worst of it is right at the junction, then the underbrush gets less ornery.
Posted Dec 5, 2009 9:49 pm

mountaingazelleSouth Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2009


Great hike from Midgely Bridge. Went to the summit and both north and south overlooks. Then a late afternoon thundershower chased us down the mountain.
Posted Mar 17, 2009 8:58 pm

cp0915Wilson Mtn Trail from Bridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2008


Wonderful hike with MoapaPk and DB. The final summit crag added a great final touch.
Posted May 27, 2008 11:43 am

MoapaPkgreat flowers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2008


This pleasant hike was on the last day of the "Youth in Asia" tour with my good friends DB, CP, and Hugh de Q.

Apparently, there was a summit register, placed by juh33, well before the 2006 fire. The current register appears to date from 2006.
Posted May 27, 2008 10:57 am

Sam PageNice  Sucess!

Sam Page

My wife and I hiked up here in November 2000 (I think).
Posted Apr 26, 2008 9:34 pm

edevartNAU  Sucess!


Hiked up to the north and south viewpoints a few times, but looking back, I don't think I ever actually got to the true summit. My old guidebook (pre-topozone, national geo topo days) listed the summit at 7045'. I hiked up to the small 7045 hill, but it wasn't until recently that I paid closer attention and realized that there is a 7122' point on the east rim. Thanks for the pics brianhughes! Gotta go back now, not complaining...it is a great hike.

Oh, and I recommend the route from Encinoso picnic area. A shady canyon, and nice old growth.
Posted Dec 15, 2007 2:23 am

CODaveBeautiful  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2007


Beautiful day on my first trip to Sedona
Posted Oct 29, 2007 5:42 pm

Stu BrandelRed Rocks Rule
Date Climbed: May 15, 1994

Stu Brandel

May 1994. Took a friend up his first mountain here, up South trail. He did not believe in the need for sun screen ...yet. But a beautiful intro to hiking for him and Sedona red rock country for both of us. Later hike into Oak Creek canyon also a high point. Had to hike alone as my friend recovered from sun burn and heartburn from spicy food consumed after the climb.
Posted Jul 19, 2007 10:20 pm

Anya JingleVia South Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2002

Anya Jingle

We backpacked on the mountain for two days with our dog just for the fun of it. Great vistas and good times. Photos are here: Mount Wilson backpack
Posted Jan 28, 2007 3:03 am

surgentAstounding, yet sad...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006


My wife and I hiked to the long summit plateau, south to the Sedona overlooks, then north to the north edge and an unreal panorama of humphreys Peak and the Coconino Plateau. I made a short side-hike to the 'summit' of the peak, a small side hill near the south-east edge. Amazing all-day hike... then a week later the Brins Fire obliterated everything. We feel fortunate to have seen the mountain and forest before being burned out; it'll take years for this area to recover. All part of the regeneration cycle, but still, very sad. We had a very personal, emotional connection to the mountain - made only moreso sad by the ensuing fire.
Posted Oct 10, 2006 4:55 pm

trip4182Route Climbed: North Wilson Trail Date Climbed: July 2, 2005  Sucess!


Awesome weather, great views, and a bear sighting.
Posted Jul 21, 2005 2:07 am

flechenbonesRoute Climbed: Wilson Mtn South Trail #10 Date Climbed: Nov. 2002  Sucess!


Nice hike with good views of a beautiful area. Hiked it with my wife and in-laws. Unfortunately, a golf course visible from top spoils the summit view a bit.
Posted Jul 22, 2004 6:14 pm

Steven CrossDate Climbed: May 04, 2004  Sucess!

Steven Cross

Did this with my freind Tree and got to the actual summit. had fun taking pics on the exposed summit. see my trip report for details.
Posted May 6, 2004 2:32 am

brianhughesRoute Climbed: From Midgley Bridge Date Climbed: Feb. 29th, 2004  Sucess!


See my Trip Report for details.
Posted Mar 3, 2004 1:43 am

cactuscatRoute Climbed: Wilson Mt. Trail Date Climbed: December 14, 2002  Sucess!
Did a 20 mile loop from the Brins Mesa TH to the top of Wilson Mt. and back with friends jmzblond and snow22_5150. Great hike, great views!
Posted Dec 15, 2002 3:33 pm

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