Lets hike Dixie Peak, part of the Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013! From 40th St., we will take the trail just east of the restrooms going up the quartz ridge to top of Dixie Peak. Follow Dixie Peak up hill. At saddle, go left up to final summit. We will go back the same route. Expect loose rocks, step ups and steep climbs. We will go at a moderate pace.
WHAT TO BRING: 2+ liters of water
Headlamp and or Flashlight
Sturdy hiking shoes or boots
Hiking Poles (optional)
DISTANCE: 3 miles roundtrip
ELEVATION GAIN: 887
TRAIL STYLE: Up and back
DOGS: Yes, if leashed.
FACILITIES: Bathrooms and water fountains
LOCATION: 9200 N. 40th St. Trailhead. It is 40th St. south of Shea Blvd.
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