Secret Trail #434

Coconino National Forest
Located 7.1 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
12,849 Steps 1  (5.8 mi)
Secret Trail

Elevation

The Secret Trail has a maximum elevation of 8,424 ft (2,568 m), a minimum elevation of 7,862 ft (2,396 m), and an elevation range of 562 ft (171 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
12,8495.8 mi7,862 ft8,424 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
2.7 hrs30.0360 ft565 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
2.8 hrs47.1565 ft360 ft

What is the length of the Secret Trail?

The length of the trail is 5.8 mi (9.3 km) or 12,849 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Secret Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 2.7 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 2.8 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Secret Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Coconino National Forest topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Kendrick Peak, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: White Horse Hills, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: O'Leary Peak, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Wing Mountain, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Humphreys Peak, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Sunset Crater West, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Bellemont, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Flagstaff West, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Flagstaff East, AZ

Is there a Secret trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Secret Trail is located on the Humphreys Peak topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

Discussion

Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.