Wassen Peak

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Wasson Peak is the highest peak in the Tucson Mountain Range located in Saguaro National Park, Arizona. It can be reached via the Hugh Norris Trail which is about 9.2 miles roundtrip. It has an elevation of 4,687 feet. There is a peak register at the top for hikers to sign.

Elevation (feet): 4,687
Elevation (meters): 1,429
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Southwest Basins and Ranges
State: Arizona
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Phoenix
Convenient Center: Tucson

Thanks to Cyd Read for adding this peak.

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Trip Reports

There are 3 trip reports for Wassen Peak.

  • Log #17020 - by Charles W. Miller Ph.D. on Aug 04, 20033.00 stars
    A fairly easy hike near Tucson, AZ.
  • Log #17021 - by jrodriguez on Jan 06, 20033.00 stars
    My brother and I took my 3 daughters, ages 6, 9, & 11 to the top of this peak. It was cold & windy, but absolutely beautiful. The hike up has a wonderful variety of terrain, the views to and...
  • Log #17022 - by Cyd on Jan 10, 20023.00 stars
    This is a beautiful hike through a saguaro forest in Arizona. The views from the top are incredible! Be sure to sign the summit log when you reach the top.