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Sky Islands Summit Challenge

May 27 @ 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

$75 - $125

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One Summit: Carr Peak, (9,236 feet)

This 10.8 mile moderately difficult to difficult hike, gaining 1,855 feet in elevation. The hike begins at 7:30 a.m.; shuttle leaves parking areas at 6:50 a.m. Route:  Ramsey Canyon, Hamburg Trail, Crest Trail, Carr Peak Trail, Miller Canyon Trail. Limited to the first 50 challengers. Fee is $75.00.

Double Summit: Carr Peak and Miller Peak (9,465 feet)
This 15 mile difficult to very difficult hike, gaining 4,216 feet. The hike begins at 6:15 a.m.; shuttle leaves parking area at 5:30 a.m.  Hikers must reach Bathtub Springs by noon in order to complete the challenge. Route: Ramsey Canyon, Hamburg Trail, Crest Trail, Carr Peak Trail, Crest Trail, Miller Peak Spur Trail, Crest Trail, Miller Canyon Trail. Limited to the first 150 challengers. Fee is $100.00

Elite Triple Summit: Carr and Miller peaks, plus Pat Scott (8,517 feet)
This 19.8 mile hike is very difficult to most difficult and suited for extreme athletes. The hike starts at 5:00 a.m.; shuttle leaves parking area at 4:20 a.m. Challengers must reach Bear Springs by 1:00 p.m. in order to complete the challenge. Route: Ramsey Canyon, Hamburg Trail, Pat Scott Trail, Spur Trail to Summit, Crest Trail, Carr Peak Trail, Crest Trail, Miller Peak Spur Trail, Crest Trail, Miller Canyon Trail. Limited to the first 50 challengers. Fee is $125.00

Hike fees include shuttle transportation to and from the trail heads, Mappy Hour, swag bag, and timing chips. All distances are approximate. 

Parking: Summit Challenge participants will meet at the City Complex parking lots on East Tacoma Street (nearest crossroad is Coronado Drive) at Stone Field, Ethel Berger Center, Oscar Yrun Community Center, and Sierra Vista Public Library.  Staff will be present to help guide challengers to their appropriate shuttles. Public restrooms, timing chips, granola bars, fruit, water and electrolytes will be available at the City Complex parking area.

Registration is now open! Register here.

Please note that there are no restroom facilities along the routes and you will need to pack in/out your own water and snacks. A greeter will be positioned at the “turn back” points of Bathtub Springs (Double Summit) and Bear Springs (Elite Triple Summit) and at the summit to stamp your passport. Trash receptacles will be available at Ramsey and Miller trails. Restroom facilities will be available at the City Complex and port-a-johns will be located at Miller Canyon.

Plan to attend the Friday night Mappy Hour, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. (location to be announced very soon) where you can pick up your swag bag, maps, passports, and more.

Savor Sierra Vista logoAll Summit Challengers will receive a complimentary  pass to the Savor Sierra Vista Wine & Music Festival, 2 beer tickets, a t-shirt, and other cool swag.

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Details

Date:
May 27
Time:
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$75 - $125
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