Benham Trail #38

Kaibab National Forest
Located 3.6 miles from Williams, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
8,728 Steps 1  (4.0 mi)
Benham Trail

Elevation

The Benham Trail has a maximum elevation of 8,992 ft (2,741 m), a minimum elevation of 7,264 ft (2,214 m), and an elevation range of 1,728 ft (527 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
8,7284.0 mi7,264 ft8,992 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
2.1 hrs143.21,718 ft0 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
1.6 hrs0.00 ft1,718 ft

What is the length of the Benham Trail?

The length of the trail is 4.0 mi (6.4 km) or 8,728 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Benham Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 2.1 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 1.6 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 Benham Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Kaibab 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: Hearst Mountain, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Williams North, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Sitgreaves Mountain, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: McLellan Reservoir, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Williams South, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Davenport Hill, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Matterhorn, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: May Tank Pocket, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: White Horse Lake, AZ

Is there a Benham trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Benham Trail is located on the Williams South 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.