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Wow, the views

Took an earlier hike up here yesterday. Just the right temperature to do this hike. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2019
Susan B
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Ontario, Canada
January is a beautiful time to hike

Three trails lead from this trailhead: Finger Rock, Pontotac Canyon and Pontotac Ridge. I took the... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2019
edwood27
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Morrison, Colorado
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

Took an earlier hike up here yesterday. Just the right temperature to do this hike. Loved the views, and with a bit of clouds wisping over the finger made for awesome shots. The path is clearly marked, though the higher you go up, the rougher...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

Three trails lead from this trailhead: Finger Rock, Pontotac Canyon and Pontotac Ridge. I took the latter, leading to an amazing overlook of the Skyline Country Club at the end of Swan. Not crowded, and a comfortable, if strenuous hike in cool weather. The cloud...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

I only hiked part of this trail as a couple of miles in it gets much more challenging for my taste, having to climb over narrow spills of large rocks and the like. But, what section I did hike was outstandingly beautiful. It makes my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Here's the post I put on AllTrails. I don't want those suckers (I'd rather use an "F" in place of the "S") to get anyone else: We got our car broken into over this last weekend. I was in town visiting my wife and they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Johnathan N
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Starts by some houses area in North Tucson and goes up into the U.S. Forest Service - Santa Catalina Natural Area. Beautiful hike and easy to get out of the city without a long drive. Worth a visit if visiting town.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Joshua K
Reviewed 13 June 2018

First, I'll start out by saying I am not a hiker. This trail is enjoyable and I did fine on it. My favorite time to go is in when the temperature is 60*, or below because I am not a fan of snakes. Wonderful photography,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank CACTUS-QUILTER
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Finger Rock, is a beautiful trail. It is mildly challenging but not overly exerting. There are beautiful rocks and flowers to see and if you're lucky, there will be water to stop and play in. Its a very good day hike, in and out. A...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 2 January 2018

It certainly took some energy to make it to the top, but it was definitely worth it! Fantastic views on the way up and beautiful spot at the top of Mt Kimball, about a 1/4 mile beyond the summit sign.

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank GreenMtnTraveller
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is an excellent local hike with such a beautiful opportunity to get close to a rock formation that is visible in the mountain silhouettes of Tucson...You may noticed it already, and yes you can climb to this finger that looks like a middle finger...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank TamaraSofia
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Know your way, the trail to the base of the finger is hard to find so know your way, the main trail goes on for 12 miles and splits to the saddle.. Hard hike, great views.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Gregg M
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ljbtucson
18 April 2018|
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4 Hours round trip? Sounds short. I believe I have been up 2 hours then had to turn around due to prior commitments. Didn't look like I was that close........but maybe I was.
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