There is a lot of scrambling after the first 2 miles. Die Route ist am besten von September bis Mai zugänglich. It's only 2.5 miles from the trailhead to Flatiron, one of those cruelly majestic sentinels of the Superstition Mountains. My first time & I think it took about 6.5 hours total. Nice day for a hike, a bit hazy despite yesterday’s rain storm. Visited the 2011 plane crash site. This hike was beautiful. Looking down to a lower tier. At the summit, Arizona extended out in all directions; valleys and peaks reaching far away to the horizon. This trail goes by Peak 5024 and Lost Dutchman State Park. Snow on the Superstition Mountains. If you want to compare this hike to another hike, I’d say Picketpost. [photo by Chris] Photoset • Daytripper • 2020-03-03. 12-13: adv_trev. Also incredible to say you’ve been at the top of the mountain. Lost Dutchman State Park has a day use fee of $10 ($5 for Active Duty Serviceman). North ridgeline HP 5024′ Despite my poor routefinding ability on the summit, everyone was in agreement to tag point 5024′, the highpoint of the northern end of the Superstition Ridgeline. If you start climbing Siphon Draw early in the day, you should have enough time to do both Flatiron, and North Peak and even hike a little way east on the Superstition … Moon. ... Superstition Mtn Peak 5024. Thankfully, only a couple of the state parks ended up closing and nearby towns helped pick up some of the expenses for the other ones. The official Club mileage for hiking to the Flatiron is 6 miles, with an elevation gain of 3000 feet. I think I'll head over a very short distance to see if I can get a better view. Bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, and plan on being on the mountain for at least 5-6 hours. Good workout and views. This is the part of the journey where you will have to start paying special attention to the cairns as the trail winds, drops, turns, climbs and crosses a wash (2.5 miles). Superstition Peak 5024 - Siphon Draw. I suggest gloves. ****stay to the left/middle going up!-**** The Superstition Peak 5024 trail starts at the Siphon Draw trail head at the Lost Dutchman State Park and follows the well traveled route up the Siphon Draw towards the Flatiron. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. You feel accomplished once your complete it!! at 5057’. Now we’re ~4000’ and looking WNW back over Apache Junction. The trail that leads to the top of it takes you through dozens of hoodoos hovering above you and other spires and pinnacles all around making the landscape feel surreal. The trail is a great trail I would recommend hiking boots and gloves. As viewed from the west, another peak, apparently called No Name Peak, has an elevation of 5,024 feet. The view of Weavers Needle is spectacular from its peak. Black Mesa Loop. It is amazing to witness the Phoenix metropolis below, the spectacular mountain ranges surrounding the summit, and the little ground squirrels floating around begging for snacks. A lot. Charles & Kelly Liu's Wedding. Amazing trail, lots of different challenges on the way up, with some of the best views you can find nearby. In general everything appears quite green from the rains, hopefully not leading up to another big wildfire. Great list. However, this is still much, much harder. Lightning Storm 8/10/16. —Take your time going up and down. Scorpions can be found under rocks, in rotting logs and debris piles. This is a challenging hike, and … It’s cold at the top. Nice day for a hike, a bit hazy despite yesterday’s rain storm. —Poles will only help from the trailhead up to the Siphon Draw. This peak even though it is the high point, is not heavily traveled like The Flatiron. Also tagged Flatiron. Summit panorama. Ironview Peak No Name Peak (2015-02-13). Tough hike, but beautiful views at the top. It’s defined as the vertical distance between a peak and the lowest contour line surrounding that peak and no higher peak. 4,869, Pt. This blurry 100k topo map shows GPS tracks for the two hikes in red. You'll be climbing to … Shadow Mountain. Decent amount of people on the trail even departing at 7:40am. (The highest peak in the Superstition Mountains!) If you have made it past the Wall, it is a relatively short and easy hike to the summit - though a bit of path finding is required to navigate the hoodoos, including some that have fallen so you must pass under them. Taos Pueblo, El Rio Grande Gorge and Santuario De Chimayo. This will take you about 4-5 Hours and the elevation gain is 2781' to Flatiron Summit (5057 ft.) and 2977' to Superstition Peak #5024 (4861 ft) with 360 views and epic sunsets. Stay to the left on the way up. if parking is full at the siphon draw trailhead, you can park up the road at first water road and take Jacob's cut to intersect. Everything else after is too scrambly Photo by John Vitz. Added by Kevin Kaminski This will take you about 4-5 Hours and the elevation gain is 2781' to Flatiron Summit (5057 ft.) and 2977' to Superstition Peak #5024 (4861 ft) with 360 views and epic sunsets. The Superstition Peak 5024 trail starts at the Siphon Draw trail head at the Lost Dutchman State Park and follows the well traveled route up the Siphon Draw towards the Flatiron. North into the Superstition Wilderness Northwest along the Superstition ridgeline Apache Junction and the Phoenix sprawl far beyond The Superstition ridgeline trail goes all the way over Pt. (My recording time is inaccurate because I sat with friends at the bottom for a while and forgot to stop the recording. Click here for larger-size photo. it adds a couple miles of desert views. It's neat to look down on Weaver's Needle. Superstition Peak would be to the right, but set farther back, so it may appear lower. The Flatiron, a massive rock formation located on the westernmost end of Superstition Mountain, results from volcanic activity some thirty million years ago. There is a lot of climbing. This is a difficult out and back trail to The Flatiron in Tonto National Forest. Kachina Trail. Talk about a workout. 16 summits. The Flatiron 4861′ and Point 5024′ Superstition Mountains Total Time: 6 hours Roundtrip Mileage: 6.7 miles Elevation Gain: 3500′ Crux: Class 3 Companions: Holly, Cara […] The area is full of spires in the volcanic rock. You will see Hoodoo rock formations, a slick rock basin with possible waterfall, which provides a great workout and awesome photography. I also wrote about Arizona’s State Parks that were slated to close due to lack of funding and hiked the Hunter Trail at Picacho Peak State Park and the Flatiron and Peak 5024 at Lost Dutchman State Park. Had the place ,5024, to myself as two others left when I arrived, always enjoyable views here , unlike Flat Iron can catch a glimpse of Canyon Lake and Saguaro Lake from here. The sun has just risen and is hitting the bluffs 1000' below the peak. Made a little lollipop by going right on the first intersecting trail on the way back. Wind Cave hike. Hiking info, trail maps, and 25 trip reports from Superstition Peak (5,057 ft) in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. It is totally doable but some tips: AZ: Table Top Trail. This is one of the hardest but most rewarding trails in the Phoenix area. Carney Springs, Robber's Roost Super Loop. 16 summits. The Superstition Mountains. I agree with the community to stay left as you go make the final approach to the summit to avoid the vertical wall. The highest point of the main mountain mass is Superstition Peak (or Superstition Benchmark), elevation 5,057 feet. The sense of accomplishment and views made it worth the pain! 5,024, the Flatiron, Siphon Draw and down into Lost Dutchman State Park. Misc Photos. What a view! This is one of the most difficult and dangerous routes in the Superstitions. It’s a good hike to do to prepare yourself for this one. Give yourself space to climb and go down if it’s crowded. Lots of fun easy scrambles. I went halfway because I realized that there is another peak to hike up that is another 1400 ft. this trail was one of the most rewarding I've done. The left hike is to Flatiron and the highpoint at 5024’; the right hike is to Superstition Mt. Use the left side of the wall to go up. On the far ridge, Peak 5057 boasts its high peak on this side of the Superstition range, and before us, Peak 5024 was calling our names. 24k map for Flatiron. The first day, we started out ~8:45 AM and went up Siphon Draw. Superstition Peak 5024 via Siphon Draw Trail ist ein 5.4 Meilen langer, stark besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Apache Junction, Arizona. Search, find, map, plan, post, hikes, GPS tracks, photos, triplogs, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Texas Here's how one publication describes Siphon Draw & the Flatiron, in Lost Dutchman State Park (east of Phoenix):. Took an extra tour of Prospector and Treasure loop and disappointed with the lack of lupine or poppies, the brittle bush providing most of the color right now. —Right before you get to the Flat Iron path at the top, there is a 12-foot wall to climb. Michael heads ESE at ~9 AM. This is a super fun adventure hike!!! I went morning/midday and ended up in the shade for most of the hike. First view of Weaver's Needle to the E. We were hitting ice at 3900', and decided that the west side of Weaver's (which 5057' peak is a slightly less-worn spur off the Superstition Ridgeline Trail. Had the place ,5024, to myself as two others left when I arrived, always enjoyable views here , unlike Flat Iron can catch a glimpse of Canyon Lake and Saguaro Lake from here. Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rock National Park. At the top of the draw, rather than turning right to the Flatiron, I continued upwards to the top of nearby Peak 5024, the highest point of the northern Superstition Mountains. —Hiking shoes/boots are a must (The most popular is Flatiron.) Deem Hills. Glad that the majority find Flat Iron satisfying enough. More to consider: Devil’s Chasm, Picket Post, Superstition Peak 5057 via Carney. Superstition Mountain has an elevation of 5,024 feet.These steep, jagged volcanic mountains were formed over 29 million years ago and they cover an area of 160,000 acres.As the mountains have a desert climate and few water resources, there is … There’s a tree you can grab onto as leverage to pull you up The views at the top are incredible. View south to Superstition Peak. Superstition Benchmark Superstition Mountains from the southwest (1969-03-30). Hopefully these photos will scare off hikers who shouldn't make the trip. After passing the Wall, continue heading up straight and to the left toward the summit instead of turning right towards Flatiron. Start early if going in the hot season. The mountain provides great shade when going in the morning. I also wrote about Arizona’s State Parks that were slated to close due to lack of funding and hiked the Hunter Trail at Picacho Peak State Park and the Flatiron and Peak 5024 at Lost Dutchman State Park. Hiking boots are recommended and some people like to bring gloves or trekking poles. A peak’s prominence, also known as topographic prominence or relative height, is a measure of how distinct a peak is from other peaks. Superstition Mountain is the highest point along the Superstition Ridge line, which overlooks both Phoenix and the rest of the Superstitions. This is one of those trails that's like a video arcade game -- it keeps getting tougher and tougher until it finally beats you. It's located in Arizona, United States.This cache is located at the North peak (Siphon Draw) of the Superstition Mountains. I like scrambling, so Siphon Draw to 5024/Flat Iron is still my favorite hike, which I do 4 times a month, and will attempt 3x in one day later this year. Thankfully, only a couple of the state parks ended up closing and nearby towns helped pick up some of the expenses for the other ones. Bring lots of water, a few good snacks to refuel, and good shoes! ... View of the Flatiron below from Ironview Peak 5024' (2018-01-15). Be ready to work! Anticipate slow progress up the canyon, and carry extra water. Peak 5024 challenged us with steep unrelenting grades, rock scrambling and technical climbs. While the increasing elevation will get to ya, you have time to stop amd take in the amazing views. Being a weekday there was not a big crowd going up Siphon Draw even a few periods with no one in front or behind me. gets pretty steep near the top with the rock climb, and the trail is not marked as others have said, but it's not too hard to stay on course. Mileage is correct though), Lots of work, pay attention and be careful who you follow. We followed a bunch of people and got on the "harder" trail and boy oh boy was it hard and a little risky. Hike: Siphon Draw -> Peak #5024, Superstition … Praying Bears Falls hike. Incredible views!!! This videos shows going from the Flatiron with brief looks over Siphon Draw, a brief look from Peak 5024 and concludes with views of folks coming down a … Very rocky and the rocks are smooth and slippery which required me to sit and slide on my booty on the rocks on the way down. Appreciate whoever trimmed the agave on the route from the saddle to 5024. awesome views all around at the peak. South Mountain loop hike. Siphon Draw to Flat Iron & Superstition Peak 5024 (day hike) Dutchman, Boulder Canyon, and Second Water Trails Loop, Apache Trail to Roosevelt Dam [GESCHLOSSEN], Treasure Loop Trail via Jacob's Crosscut Trail, Cross Cut, Prospector and Jacob's Trail #58 Loop, Superstition Peak 5024 via Siphon Draw Trail, 2020 AllTrails, LLC Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Monsoon 7/29/16. If using your hands while hiking makes you nervous, this hike might not be for you. —Bring gloves. Water! Took a tour around the perimeter of Flat Iron finding a nice sun exposed rock to take a prolonged break. You will see Hoodoo rock formations, a slick rock basin with possible waterfall, which … Prospectors Trail #57 - Superstition Mountains. Tom’s phone app, which sometimes overestimates elevation and distance, recorded the hike, including the extra trek to the summit of Peak 5024, as The late group took 9 hours and 23 minutes to complete the hike. Petroglyph National Park Peak 5024 (GC1N3P1) was created by D'Alvarez's on 2/26/2009. North Peak on Superstition Mountain is the second most popular side trip for those climbing Siphon Draw. The Slickrock Basin to the Flatiron and on up to the 5024 Summit in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains is a badge proudly worn. It's a Not chosen size geocache, with difficulty of 2, terrain of 4.5. I went with athletic shoes and there is a part were you are pretty much rock climbing up the mountain. #2 Head over and up to the North Peak summit--Peak 5024 #3 Head east on the Superstition Ridgeline for a mile or so. From the summit you can enjoy 360' views including the city and Flatiron below to the west, the Superstition ridgeline and distant 5057 summit to the souith, and Four Peaks, the Superstition wilderness and Weaver's Needle to the east. VERY easy to lose the "correct" trail. Despite modest distances, reaching the Flatiron (3 miles) and Superstition Peak (3.5 miles) takes considerable time and effort. Pretty busy with people coming up as I went down. Peak 5024 ft. 17 summits. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert werden. Peak 5024 is no harder to reach than anything below the saddle. This secluded peak really gives you a feel of what the Superstitions are all about. Easy to see why this is so popular. Er führt vorbei an herrlichen Aussichtspunkten und es gibt schöne Wildblumen und oftmals Wildtiere zu sehen. Definetely a must do hike for anyone looking for a rewarding challenge. Saturday, April 29, 2017. HARD. Tom's Thumb. 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