Picacho Peak Climber's Log

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Stu Brandel

Stu Brandel - Jan 13, 2018 8:12 pm Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2018

Evan and I  Sucess!

My son Evan (Lcpl USMC) and I had a perfect day with about a 100 other people. Shared fun, plenty to go around.


rtgomez90 - May 21, 2017 4:28 pm Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2016

Picacho  Sucess!

Pretty fun, although all the cables and fences are kind of lame. The summit could be attained easily without them and would be far more meaningful...


mstender - May 7, 2016 12:19 am Date Climbed: May 6, 2016

Fun Scramble  Sucess!

Took advantage of a "cold spell" and did the peak on a whim as I had a half day off. Temperatures were still in the low 80s though and it felt too hot to do Razorback Ridge as well but will come back to do it.


Garfimi - Nov 29, 2015 12:44 am Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2015

Hunters Trail  Sucess!

Short,steep and great views at the top. Fun times.


Tracy - Oct 30, 2015 9:06 pm Date Climbed: Oct 28, 2015

via Hunters Trail  Sucess!

Fun hike and I combined it with a quick ascent of Razorback Ridge on my way down.


Deb - Apr 14, 2015 2:33 am Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2015

Quick & Dirty  Sucess!

Up and down Hunters Trail. Fun scramble near the top...too many gnats up there!


seano - Jan 7, 2015 6:30 pm Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2015

Easy fun  Sucess!

Something to do while waiting for the snow up high to cook down. A fun climb, especially if you try not to touch the cables. Trip report, though it's mostly about getting spanked by Mount Lemmon the day before...


mountaingazelle - Jan 3, 2015 12:44 pm Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2014

Picacho  Sucess!

Did this peak on a weekday so it wasn't too crowded. Hiked up from the Hunter Trail.


awhite28 - Dec 2, 2014 9:12 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2014

Picacho Peak  Sucess!

Great hike with my dad!


gimpilator - Dec 4, 2013 6:15 pm Date Climbed: Dec 4, 2013

Picacho  Sucess!

I've wanted this peak for years. Fun hike!


eric-griz - Feb 19, 2013 9:14 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2013

Lots of Fun!  Sucess!

Fun hike/scramble with the cables. I hiked up the Hunter Trail.


sangus - Apr 10, 2012 6:37 pm Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2011

Fun on the cables  Sucess!

This is a fun quick hike. I really enjoyed the cables and the views.


wyomingwapiti - Apr 2, 2011 8:45 pm Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2011

Nice hike  Sucess!

Nice hike!

jcampbel1796 - Mar 26, 2011 3:39 pm Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2009

Great Views  Sucess!

Hiked it when I heard the park was going to close!


scottmitch - Nov 17, 2009 9:16 pm Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2009

hunters  Sucess!

i was driving by it for work so i figured what the hell...
the gate attendent told me it was getting late for a hike to the summit to start at noon and that the average hiker did it in 4 hours..

1:15 car to car

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Oct 26, 2009 9:21 pm Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2009

Sunset trail with UN 3161  Sucess!

Oy, the heat almost killed us, but three Coloradans took the Sunset Trail to the summit of Picacho, then looped over the saddle to UN 3161 which has a divine little knife edge and summit scramble...then we staggered back through the heat to the car. What a wonderful day! Partner: Candace & Dave.


Incliner - Sep 28, 2009 5:01 pm

Great  Sucess!

Love the use of unnatural anchored wire and planks. Awesome


Outdooraholic - Sep 22, 2009 2:13 am Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2009

Short and steep  Sucess!

End of September, a little hot but not too bad. Just before the busy season. Nice hike, right off the highway.


Epica - Sep 21, 2009 11:26 pm Date Climbed: Mar 26, 1995

Girl Scouts and a dog.  Sucess!

I was a leader of a Girl Scout troop back then, and got them all the to the top of this fun little mountain.. along with my dog, which everyone said was impossible!

Dartmouth Hiker

Dartmouth Hiker - Mar 22, 2009 8:25 pm Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2009

A blast!  Sucess!

Hiked this with my 49-year-old mother, but after being low on energy at the start we did fine. Strongly recommend gloves, shoes with good traction, and enough water (we had all three). This would be a toughie without the cables there, but because they're there this is really no trickier a climb than Camelback.

Nice views from the top, all the way to Lemmon, Graham, Wrightson and Babo...I also did the 5-minute easy side trip to the other "horn" of the summit block. I'm sure I'll be back!

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