Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona Guide Book

by Tony Padegimas (Menasha Ridge Press)
Five-Star Trails Flagstaff and Sedona  by Tony Padegimas

240pp/maps/pics/desc
ISBN: 0897329279

Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff & Sedona is a handy, concise, and inspiring guidebook that presents the very best hiking experiences in and around Sedona and Flagstaff. Each hike features an individual trail map, elevation profile, and at-a-glance information, helping readers quickly find the perfect trip. Sized to fit in a pocket, the book's detailed trail descriptions will help readers find their way on and off the trail.

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Trails from the "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 36.
... Preview: This loop uses two trails and a road to go up and down the far northwestern slopes of the San Francisco Peaks. Starting on Bear Jaw Trail 26, you wind upward through mixed conifers and aspens to the W ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: This hike circumnavigates what is properly known as Table Top Mesa, though because of its current use, everyone calls it Airport Mesa. The loop starts and ends at a vortex site but along the way provi ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: This easy and unpublicized hike goes around two small ponds on top of Anderson Mesa and is great for small children. The flat mesa top offers views of Lake Mary to the south and the San Francisco Peak ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: This hike circumnavigates two of the most famous rock formations around Sedona. Going counterclockwise, it uses Courthouse Butte Loop Trail to circumnavigate that rock formation, passing in and out of ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: The canyon ecosystem goes from high chaparral on the slopes to deep riparian glades along the creek. Th e farther you go, the fewer the people and the better the scenery. Th e easy hike takes Bell Tra ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: This car-shuttle hike winds up and down Bill Williams Mountain, named for the mountain man who also lent his name to the nearby town. The hike starts up the Benham Trail to the peak, which has a worki ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Williams, AZ - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.25
... Preview: Boynton Canyon Trail 47 combines every virtue of hiking in Sedona into a single trail. The well-defined trail winds up through manzanita scrub and then shady pines, all surrounded by stunning rock for ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Pine, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This lasso loop combines several different trails: Brins Mesa Trail 119 east to the Jim Thompson Trailhead, where you take two Sedona North Urban trails—Cibola Pass and the Jordan Trail—to reach Soldi ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.5
... Preview: This short, easy hike follows the east base of the Twin Buttes formation, wandering through the low junipers to pass several well-known geologic oddities, including a sinkhole, the distinctive Submari ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This route is wildly popular because it combines the best of Sedona in a compact, accessible package. The hike drops to the banks of Oak Creek before climbing through classic red-rock desert to wind u ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This short but strenuous hike loops up and down the face of Mount Elden, offering views of eastern Flagstaff. It presents a case study in the aftermath of a forest fire, as well as close encounters wi ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: This recently constructed trail crosses in and out of Bear Wallow Canyon and then follows the south rim of Oak Creek Canyon, affording views of the canyon from uptown Sedona to the bend past Indian Ga ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This popular trail makes the arduous march from the bottom of the Snowbowl ski resort up the slopes through diff erent ecozones to arrive at Humphreys Saddle. Th e trail then climbs even farther above ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: This hike follows the old railroad grade from the ruins of Welch Station, up Johnson Canyon, and through an abandoned railroad tunnel to the site of an occasional waterfall. The grade continues anothe ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Ash Fork, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The relentlessly scenic Kachina Trail 150 crosses the southern slopes of the San Francisco Peaks from the Snowbowl ski resort at the west end to the Weatherford Trail on the east. It provides a fine r ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.6
... Preview: Th is loop follows the Dorsey Trail 7 down to Dorsey Springs, and then continues north along the edge of the canyon via Kelsey Trail 3. A short but steep spur leads to Geronimo Springs near the canyon ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Williams, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This trail traces the old wagon route that connected Cottonwood and Sedona before the construction of AZ 89A. From Dead Horse Ranch State Park, it climbs out of the high desert, crosses the prairie, t ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Cottonwood, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: Following an abandoned jeep trail, this hike wanders through forested meadows and then around the east slopes of Little elden Mountain. Along the way, it passes through old- and new-growth forests and ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Unofficial and largely unmarked, this hike is a combination of routes that run along or across Mitten Ridge and all the way down to Oak Creek if you desire. Th e hike crosses a vortex site and the Cow ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Sedona, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: This loop takes the Upper Oldham Trail 1 up the west slope of Mount Elden to its junction with Sunset Trail 23. From there, you can head south to Elden Lookout, and/or north, across the ridgetops, pas ... From the guidebook "Five-Star Trails: Flagstaff and Sedona"
Flagstaff, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.7