Found use trails and scampered up to the summit. If you’re not experienced in rock climbing this can be a very scary traverse. There is one unmarked fork in the road on the way, stay to the left. (89), Climber's Log Entries The last 0.5 miles ends in a scramble up the last 500 feet though a scree chute. The aliases for the other 3 I found at Hikearizona.com. It can be 18 miles of pure hell in a car. ", May 19, 2018 7:08 am Date Climbed: May 18, 2018, May 6, 2018 10:10 am Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2018, Dec 23, 2017 1:35 am Date Climbed: Dec 22, 2017, Aug 1, 2017 12:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2017, May 21, 2017 4:30 pm Date Climbed: Feb 14, 2016, Apr 2, 2017 5:14 pm Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2017, Feb 15, 2017 3:21 pm Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2017, Apr 8, 2016 4:20 am Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2016, Apr 4, 2016 1:47 am Date Climbed: Apr 3, 2016, Feb 19, 2016 12:00 am Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2016, Feb 11, 2016 2:53 pm Date Climbed: Nov 30, 2015, Dec 5, 2015 11:02 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2015, Apr 13, 2015 4:53 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2015, Dec 8, 2014 10:41 am Date Climbed: Dec 7, 2014, Apr 19, 2014 5:58 pm Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2014, May 8, 2012 1:24 pm Date Climbed: May 6, 2012, Dec 19, 2011 10:19 pm Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2011, Nov 19, 2011 10:35 pm Date Climbed: May 19, 2009, Mar 9, 2011 4:37 pm Date Climbed: Mar 8, 2011, Nov 17, 2010 9:31 pm Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2010. Various options (from Class 3 to low Class 5) exist for ascending the gully and most of the talus/scree is avoidable by staying on the granite blocks/slabs on either side of the gully. Turn east on Shea and take it all the way till it ends at SR 87 (Beeline Hwy.). Brown’s Peak is special under its own conditions because trekkers hike through the forest, desert, snow covered bushes, and vast vistas over nearby lakes. Nearby Peak Searches: Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Browns Peak Elevation Ladder from Browns Peak Prominence Ladder from Browns Peak Scree chute coming up to the summit (2017-10-21). Drove in on Four Peaks Road. (2), Images Hiked to saddle and opted for north slope brushy gully which had good visibility, no leaves, this early in the season. We wore helmets in the chute. Oliver Bread Slicer 797 32” chute. There are periods during monsoon season that are dry and would be safe to hike, but if the dewpoint is anywhere above 45-50 degrees, don't risk a trip to Four Peaks! The other three summits are only slightly lower in elevation. Also keep an eye out for wildlife if you are really early in the morning, like we did, we were in the area by 5:45 a.m and it was still dark, we almost ran over two bucks. A short distance later, you will come to the junction with the Brown's Trail #133. Camping is allowed anywhere along FR143. Well worth the effort for the views. Climbing can be difficult and cold in windy conditions. There are no fees to camp. The road is pure hell. View Browns Peak/Four Peaks Image Gallery - 89 Images. Browns Peak looked fairly easy with La Plata Peak behind it. Browns Peak and the "Scree Chute" Browns Peak is the highest of the Four Peaks and Maricopa County. Only spent 15 mins on top, because I had so much anxiety about going back down the chute. Children refers to the set of objects that logically fall under a given object. There is no protection from lightning from Browns Saddle to the top. 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