Mt. Elden

There are two differnt routes up Elden. One is by car, driving up the road or the trail. The trail ascends 2,000 feet in 3 miles. The logs on the trail make some really steep steps. Allow about 1 1/2 hours to 2 1/2 hour depending what shape your in. Really great views of the San Francisco Peaks and Flagstaff.

Elevation (feet): 9,299
Elevation (meters): 2,834
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Southwest Basins and Ranges
State: Arizona
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Nearest major airport: Pulluim
Convenient Center: Flagstaff

Thanks to Steven Cross for adding this peak.

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Mt. Elden.

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  • Log #21614 - by Andy on Mar 05, 2009
    Drove the family to the top. Nice views, manned lookout.
  • Log #19430 - by Jamie D on Sep 27, 2006
    Mt. Elden, although one of the shortest in trail length, was one of the more difficult peaks I have done in AZ and I've done about 15 others. The bottom half is exposed off and on with a strange mix...
  • Log #16094 - by Steven Cross on Mar 14, 2001
    This is my training mountain for Colorado or The Grand Canyon. I hike it about 20 times a year. A mountain gets borring when hiked so much, But the trail is great for getting into shape. My best time...