Thimble Peak Article

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Thimble Peak
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Thimble Peak as seen from Tucson's east side
Highest point
Elevation5,323 ft (1,622 m)   NGVD 29 [1]
Prominence403 ft (123 m)  [1]
Coordinates 32°20′15″N 110°46′27″W / 32.3375757°N 110.7742562°W / 32.3375757; -110.7742562
THIMBLE PEAK Latitude and Longitude:

32°20′15″N 110°46′27″W / 32.3375757°N 110.7742562°W / 32.3375757; -110.7742562
Thimble Peak is located in Arizona
Thimble Peak
Thimble Peak
Location Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, U.S.
Parent range Santa Catalina Mountains
Topo map USGS Sabino Canyon

Thimble Peak is a well-known landmark in the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, Arizona. Thimble Peak rises from the foothills on the south side of the range. To its east is Bear Canyon, while to its west is Sabino Canyon. The peak is in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness on the Coronado National Forest. [1]

There are no trails to the peak itself. The final ascent of the "cap" requires technical climbing skills, class 3 to 5.


  1. ^ a b c "Thimble Peak, Arizona". Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  2. ^ "Thimble Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-02-09.

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