In terms of distance, one only has to hike about 3.5 to 4 miles from the Pine Springs Trailhead to reach the top. However, no matter which way you do it, the ascent is steep and rocky, but the trails are in relatively good shape. The climb is about 2,600 feet to the top, and since the terrain is so steep, the hiker will be greeted with great views in all directions.
|Range/Region:||Southwest Basins and Ranges|
|Best months for climbing:||Feb, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov|
|Nearest major airport:||El Paso|
|Convenient Center:||White's City, NM|
Thanks to Scott Kelley for adding this peak.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There is one trip report for Hunter Peak.
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- Log #16180 - by Scott Kelley on Apr 08, 2001Tim Callaway and I trudged up Bear Canyon, through the Bowl, and finally to the peak carrying our 50 pound packs up. The usual springtime winds were out in force that day, but while we were on the...