Archive for the 'Trails' Category

Echo Canyon Trail Photos 10/23/12

Displayed below are some photos taken from Echo Canyon Trail on Camelback Mountain.  These photos were taken on Tuesday October 23rd, 2012 in the early afternoon between 2pm and 4pm. Included in this mix is a curious duo we ran into at the top of Camelback Mountain.  Even though Roxy had to carry Ty most […]

Camelback Parking Improvements

The City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation is looking to improve the parking situation at the trail-head for the Echo Canyon trail. The idea is not only to increase the number of parking spots but also lower congestion, protect the park and improve safety. This is a long awaited action that avid Echo Canyon trail hikers have […]

Camelback Claims More Victims

Two men in their late 20s were rescued from the Echo Canyon trail Sunday 7/8/2012. Phoenix Fire rescued them after they had made it 3 quarters of the way up but were unable to continue. The two guys ran out of water and other generous hikers dialed 911 and stayed with them until helped arrived. […]

Camelback Trails

Pictured below are trail maps for all 4 trails on Camelback Mountain. Please note the trail outlines are general guides and are not exact reflections of each bend or turn in the trail.  Be sure to note trail signs and do not venture off main paths. For more maps and photos of the trail be […]

Camelback Maps

Below are both a Google map and trail map of Echo Canyon. The specific location address is 5700 N. Echo Canyon Parkway, about 10 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix. From a general vicinity standpoint, Camelback Mountain rests between both Camelback Road and McDowell Drive as well as between 44th and 64th street. For a more […]

Live Webcam View – Camelback Mountain

Pictured below is a live feed of the south east side of Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona. This webcam image is updated every 5 minutes and is provided courtesy of Phoenix Region Visibility Web Cameras.  Click on the image below to go to the official website. You will also find various other mountain webcams including […]