Picacho Peak via the Hunter Trail

Desert Floor Below Picacho Peak

Distance: 1.5 miles (one way) Difficulty: Strenuous Best time of year: Fall, Winter, Spring Last hiked: 2014 October Picacho Peak remains one of my all-time favorite hikes. It’s a great adventure up a solitary desert peak for any skill level! Located nearly halfway between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, Picacho Peak shoots out of the desert floor over 1,400 feet, ultimately …