Humphreys Peak Climber's Log

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GlennD

GlennD - Jul 24, 2020 6:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2020

HP#23  Sucess!

Clouds billowing up from the east blocked the view to the north and east. Hiked up from the Snowbowl parking lot. Wanted to do the loop by returning via Weatherford and Kachina, but my feet weren't having any of it. Blisters on all toes and my heel; time for new boots!

Hyadventure

Hyadventure - Jul 11, 2020 1:43 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2019

With my girlfriend Kaye  Sucess!

Lots of people and a long day on the trail.

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - May 19, 2020 7:37 pm Date Climbed: May 19, 2020

From the west, way west.  Sucess!

Added almost 4 miles since the Snowbowl road was closed. Blue skies but no shortage of wind. Had to crouch or hide behind big rocks from the saddle to the summit. You can see the Grand Canyon from the top, but I dropped down as soon as I could. Fair bit of snow, fresh bear tracks and no others.

pcrean - Apr 30, 2020 11:30 am Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2019

Humphrey's Peak

Very snowy

blueshade

blueshade - Apr 20, 2020 11:39 am Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2019

Humphreys Inner Baisin  Sucess!

Fair amount of snow still in the basin made going a bit slow and tedious at times. Fairly mild hike otherwise.

wannabepeakbagger

wannabepeakbagger - Nov 8, 2019 9:15 am Date Climbed: Nov 5, 2019

Perfect weather  Sucess!

Absolutely perfect weather for this hike. Some fall colors would've really put it over the top. Started out at 8:15a, passed only 8 people on the way to the top. Car to car in 4.5 hours. No snow or ice or mud at all.

SEWallace - Nov 3, 2019 5:53 am Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2019

Had better luck on Friday the 13th  Sucess!

After 2 previous fails (visits in late Oct 1 year.. then early Oct another) - came out from NJ this 3rd time and had perfect weather / conditions for summit!

Blue Skies and only a little windy (more so on the ridge / final approach than at the summit?!)

thelisa

thelisa - Sep 23, 2019 4:00 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2019

Gorgeous hike  Sucess!

Lovely cool morning and no wind. Great views in all directions.

MLFoster - Sep 5, 2019 7:31 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2001

Summited  Sucess!

Summited

HalfManHalfTitanium - Aug 7, 2019 4:58 am Date Climbed: Oct 29, 2007

Humphreys Peak - what my children wrote  Sucess!

I an Huw I am 8 years old and I like to climb mountains. IT iS FUN. We wrote in the book at the top.

I am Angharad and I am 5 years old. I climbed Humphreys Peaks with Huw and our Daddy. I climbed it by myself and was not carried up. It was like walkinmg over the whole world. I wrote in the book at the top.

Link to photos and trip report here https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=64484

cascadescrambler

cascadescrambler - Aug 4, 2019 10:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 1988

High point  Sucess!

Thought I'd knock off a high point while we were on a family camping vacation

Ted Bauer

Ted Bauer - Jul 30, 2019 8:50 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2019

Night Summit  Sucess!

Left the parking lot at 6:24 pm. Summitted at 9:30 under one of the darkest skies I have seen. The stars and milky way were all in their glory. Trail was a little hard to follow after the first false summit. However, it was very east to spot on the way down. A lot of rocks, so it was hard to make much time, but all in all a nice hike and another state high point.

HikerHel - Jul 28, 2019 9:06 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2019

Highpoint # 18  Sucess!

Toughest/highest elevation highpoint I've done so far. It is time to start eating less junk food, drinking less adult beverages, and exercising more if I want to summit all 50.

Teebonez - Jul 27, 2019 9:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2019

Summited  Sucess!

Fun hike.

CTberk - Jul 4, 2019 5:17 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2019

Fathers day weekend hike  Sucess!

Great day for a hike with my son - weather was in 60's, clear, sunny day. Met with snow on the trail in the mid section - used microspikes. Snow was melting during the day causing slushy, mushy snow. Upper mile was clear of snow - loose rock. Trail is well marked. up near the top there are tall poles to look for. Great views on top and a bit windy.

Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - Jul 1, 2019 6:14 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2019

AZ Snowbowl   Sucess!

I carried my 15 year old dog the whole way and she made a ton of people smile!

YEM

YEM - Nov 22, 2018 10:51 am Date Climbed: Nov 20, 2018

A Gorgeous Day

After going to the north rim, I kept seeing this peak off in the distance and thought I’d knock it off on the way back home. The weather was perfect, although the trail had plenty of ice. Some of the others on the route had micro-spikes, so I’d advise you to bring them. I took a couple of spills without them. The peak reminded me of the southern cascades and it was great to come out of the forest right as the sun was setting. A great job way to get back into the mountains after a long hiatus.

billydheyhey

billydheyhey - Nov 19, 2018 7:34 am Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2016

HP #20!  Sucess!

One of my favorite HPs to date. Seeing the grand canyon from the summit was amazing. The hike through the forested area is great, too.

LilRockyKat

LilRockyKat - Nov 1, 2018 6:27 am Date Climbed: Oct 29, 2018

US High Point #7  Sucess!

Great hike - trail was well maintained and beautiful. Was making good time until I reached the first saddle and the wind picked up. By the time I was 50 ft from the summit, I was basically crawling to keep from being knocked over! Made it though, caught some amazing views as well. Round-trip took 5.5 hrs.

Garon Coriz

Garon Coriz - Sep 24, 2018 10:50 am Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2018

A Breather During Turmoil  Sucess!

Things weren’t going well so I headed south. Clear skies and mild temps made the SF Peaks a clear choice. The trail was more rugged than expected and my poorly fitted boots ate at my heels. It took about 6 hours round-trip with the sightseeing. I could see several small fires on the plateau and a ranger pointed them out as he finished replacing the summit sign. The lacquer for the previous sign was not up to regulation for a wilderness area.

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