Brins Mesa to Soldier Pass Hike

or a Loop Hike

NOTE: The following summary information is to help with hike selection and is not intended to be used for hiking the trail. For your safety and enjoyment, please obtain a copy of Sedona Hiking Guide which is available here.

Summary:  A nice hike with plenty of red rock views

Challenge Level:  Moderate

Hiking Distance:  About 4.1 miles, or a 5 mile loop

Trailhead Location: This was a two vehicle hike with one vehicle parked at the Brins Mesa trailhead and the second vehicle was parked at the Soldier Pass trailhead.

Description:  The hike takes you up to Brins Mesa with nice red rock views, across the mesa and down the Soldier Pass trail. You pass the 7 sacred pools and Devil's Kitchen (a large impressive sink hole) on the Soldier Pass part of the hike. You can continue on the Jordan Trail to return to your vehicle parked at the Brins Mesa parking area for a 5 mile loop hike.

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For those of you who have a GPS unit, I have GPS data available for the hike which include "tracks," the route and waypoints.  

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Last Updated March 31, 2021
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