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While Humphreys is considered the easiest of the western high points–it’s only 10 miles from the latte bars in downtown Flagstaff–the long-extinct volcano has a volatile personality. Snow is common; afternoon thunderstorms are notoriously violent; and fierce winds along the mile-long summit ridge have forced many a hiker to scramble up on all fours. Check out more route details provided by map contributor Bob Wold at backpacker.com/hikes/42319.
Kris Wagner, map editor