Hiking around Tucson

I’ve done a few hikes around Tucson, taking advantage of the cooler winter months. It’s been difficult to find good information about some of the peaks so I thought I’d add some hiking information to this blog in the hope that people will find it through Google searches (ok, through Web searches). My descriptions tend to be brief as I don’t think people generally need nearly as much information as some guidebooks provide. So here goes.


I have a separate page that lists scrambles around Tucson that you probably do specifically for the scrambling rather than because the scrambling is required to get to the top.

Santa Catalina Mountains (north)

I have a separate page for hikes in the Santa Catalinas.

Rincon Mountains (east)


Mica Mountain

Tanque Verde Peak

Santa Rita Mountains (south)

Elephant Head

Tucson Mountains (west)

Cat Mountain and Little Cat Mountain

Golden Gate Mountain

Bushmaster Peak

Safford and Panther Peaks

Other Mountains

Agua Caliente

La Milagrosa and Agua Caliente Canyons


Ragged Top

Tortolita Mountains Loop

Links and Other Clicks

Other Hiking Pages

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