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Bear Mountain Trail, Sedona

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Strenuous hike but well worth it! The views keep unfolding, better and better. We're both in our sixties, and hike a lot, but this surprised us. We left at 9 a.m. and returned at 4 p.m. Admittedly... 
    Strenuous hike but well worth it! The views keep unfolding, better and better. We're both in our sixties, and hike a lot, but this surprised us. We left at 9 a.m. and returned at 4 p.m. Admittedly...  more »
  • It was a challenging hike but a good one. For us we were trying to beat sunset after a full day of riding so coming back down, the feet, knees and quads were not pleased. Wish we had more time at the....  more
    It was a challenging hike but a good one. For us we were trying to beat sunset after a full day of riding so coming back down, the feet, knees and quads were not pleased. Wish we had more time at the....  more »
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  • Absolutely incredible hike!!! Challenging and not for the faint of heart. Expect to work hard and climb a steep slope, but the views make the challenge worth it. Not crowded because of the steep climb which made it very appealing to me! It took my wife and I about 2:35 to go up and down. We push the pace more than most, but enjoyed every step! I’d do it again for sure!
  • Beautiful views the entire hike. To give you an idea on difficulty, my buddy who I hiked with is not an active person and came from Texas at about sea level. He made it to the top but it was a very slow 2 hour hike up and he struggled a lot. He managed to get some altitude sickness as well which is odd for that elevation. He did make it though so I feel that most people can do this hike but take it slow. For less active people, the first mile is beautiful and you will have to do some scrambling but turning around after the first mile might be a good idea if you're not used to hiking. This was a second time I did this hike. I'm a very active person and found the hike to be very easy. If you consider yourself to be an average active person, you won't have a problem and you'll love to views.

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