The most popular ride for Thanksgiving. Work your appetite. Pick up on the Oak Mesa parking lot 5400 wheeler ave. Drop off at the trail head near Mt Baldy. Ride back to your car.
Sunset Peak is 16 miles back to Golden Hills and Wheeler. It has about 4 miles of climbing and 12 descending. The total vertical climbing is around 1500 ft. The initial climb is 3 miles, 1000 ft. The second climb is just under a mile and 300 ft. Last little climb is 300 ft in .3 of a mile. Total descent is 5000+ ft.