Humphrey's Peak is the highest point in the whole state, with an elevation of 12,633 feet. If you hike the Humphreys Summit Trail, which begins at the Snowbowl Ski Resort, it's just a bit less than five miles to reach the summit. It's steep, but on the clearest days you can see the Grand Canyon to the north west and the Painted Desert to the east. The mountain was named in 1870 after Civil War hero and Union officer General Andrew A. Humphreys.
Be wary if you're unaccustomed to elevation, however, as 12,6333 feet is significantly higher than Flagstaff which rests around 7,000 feet above sea level.
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