This hike is designed for those of you who are looking for a physical challenge. Finger Rock Canyon to Mt. Kimball is one of the steepest hikes in the area and will test your endurance. We will take a short break after we reach the summit and then descend via the Pima Canyon trail.
This hike is VERY strenuous and fast paced (3+ MPH) so please consider your fitness level carefully before making an RSVP! I've never hiked this trail myself so we will need to use our collective skills to navigate as we climb. Please advise the group if you've hiked this trail before.
Anticipate 80+ degrees at the lowest elevation and cold/windy conditions at the highest elevation.
Minimum items to bring
Five (5) liters of water
Large brim hat
Extra Layers of clothing
We will meet at the Pima Canyon TH and carpool to Finger Rock TH.
From Tucson, drive north on Campbell Avenue until you reach Skyline Drive. Turn left on Skyline, which will eventually become Ina Road. Continue on Ina Road until you reach Christie Drive. Follow Christie Drive north until it dead-ends at Magee Road. Turn right on Magee and follow it until you arrive at the Iris O. Dewhirst Pima Canyon Trailhead on your right.
PIMA CANYON TRAIL HEAD
Distance: +- 13 miles
Duration: 7 Hours
Elevation gain: 5000'
This is a high risk activity. By attending, you agree to hike at your own risk and take full responsibility for yourself.