Holiday’s visit with Sarah and Charlotte: Christmas in Tucson, a stop in Phoenix, then to Flagstaff. Hoping for snow – none. Cold at night but warm daytime. Found a trail close to the AirBnB – made for a really nice walk on well maintained and used trails.
Total Distance: 2.28 miles
Elevation: start 6,984 ft, maximum 7,149 ft, 6,984 minimum ft
Gross gain: 165 ft. Aggregate ups & downs: ascending 201 ft, descending 201 ft
Maximum slope: 14% ascending, 12% descending, 3% average
GPS .KML file for Google Earth: Switzer Trail Hike.PatSarahCharlotte.2017-12-29
I urge you to explore our hiking tracks with Google Earth. With the virtual 3-dimensional presentation, achieved by panning and tilting the view, you can get a much better idea of the hikes and terrain than you can get from the 2-dimensional screenshot above. For assistance: Using Google Earth Track Files.