Description: Escape the summer heat! Hike along Christopher Creek and into forested See Canyon; there will be plenty of vegetation - ferns, flowers, pine and oak trees and cooler temperatures. Most of the hike is easy with the last 1/3 a steeper assent up to the top of the Mogollon Rim. We’ll have lunch at the top before heading back down.
Total Distance: 7 miles (5 hour total hike time)
Start Elevation: 6200 ft.
Elevation Gain: 1800 ft.
Water to Bring: 2 liters
Drive Time: 2 hours
Estimated Return Time: 5 PM
Minimum Attendees Required: 4
Special Instructions: I like to carpool, but if anyone wants to meet at the trailhead, let me know. Also, it often rains for a short time in the afternoons in the Payson area so bring a light poncho or rain shell. Bring lunch/trail snacks.
Not sure what to bring? Checklists are available here.