Sunset Crater – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Sunset Crater photo

Sunset Crater

Photo credit: NPS photo

  • Elevation: 2447 m
  • Difficulty:
  • Best months to climb: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Convenient center: Flagstaff

Sunset Crater Climbing Notes

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Sunset Crater Location Map

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Sunset Crater:

1. O'Leary Peak (2724 m) 4.2 km
2. Doyle Peak (3493 m) 14.0 km
3. Aubineua Peak (3608 m) 14.5 km
4. Fremont Peak (3648 m) 15.4 km
5. Agassiz Peak (3766 m) 16.8 km
6. Mt Elden (2834 m) 16.8 km
7. Humphreys Peak (3851 m) 17.1 km
8. S P Crater (2035 m) 26.5 km
9. Kendrick Peak (3175 m) 32.0 km
10. Anderson Mesa (2195 m) 35.5 km


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