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 Santa Catalina Mountains - AZT #11, AZ
Description 20 Triplogs 0 Topics
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 Tucson North
Difficulty 3    Route Finding
Distance One Way 11.55 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,866 feet
Elevation Gain 1,184 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,825 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 20.96
Author HAZ Hikebot
Descriptions 12,257
Routes 10,416
Photos 17
Trips 1 map ( 0 miles )
Age 18
Location Arizona
Rated Viewed All Mine Friends
9  2015-03-31 topohiker
17  2014-04-12 BiFrost
49  2014-03-29
Rincon Valley - AZT #8
5  2013-05-11
Sycamore Reservoir Trail
8  2012-09-30 JuanJaimeiii
13  2012-08-01 JuanJaimeiii
20  2011-09-24 The Eagle
12  2011-09-24 joe bartels
10  2011-09-24 azdesertfather
25  2011-09-24 Tortoise Hiker
2  2011-09-24 Sredfield
Trailhead Forecast
Historical Weather
Arizona Trail
Forest Coronado
Wilderness Pusch Ridge Bighorn Closure map
Backpack - Yes & Connecting
Seasons - Spring to Autumn
Dogs not allowed
Official Route
Alternative Routes
Nearby Hikes Area Water Sources
direct air miles away to trailhead
0.0  Sycamore Reservoir Trail #39
0.0  Hutch's Pool via East Fork Sabino Canyon
0.0  Thimble Peak
0.0  Sycamore Reservoir to Bear Canyon Falls
0.1  Mount Lemmon / Prison Camp Area
0.2  Gibbon Mountain
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Overview: From the Gordon Hirabayashi Trailhead the trail heads west on a dirt road, becomes a trail then reaches the wilderness boundary. Now on the Sycamore Reservoir Trail (#39), the route passes the reservoir and continues along Sycamore Canyon. It crosses the canyon and then drops down to and follows the East Fork of Sabino Canyon. The trail crosses Box Camp Canyon and then begins the long uphill along the West Fork of Sabino Canyon. It passes Hutch's Pool and the Cathedral Rock Trail (#26). The passage end is reached at Romero Pass.

Southern Trailhead: Gordon Hirabayashi TH - Catalina Hwy

Northern Trailhead: Romero Pass - Mt Lemmon Trail

Note: This page is open to authors. Hike must be listed South to North as one-way. Do not include an overview as the above is permanent.

One-Way Notice: This hike is listed as One-Way. When you hike several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.

Map Drive
Sun5:53am - 6:53pm
Preferred Apr, Nov, Oct → Early
Permit $$
Sabino/Madera - $5 per day or $20 annual. Catalina State Park $6 per day. Sabino Canyon Tram is $8 extra.

Directions To hike
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
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