JakeKelley wrote: I was looking at the different trip logs for the area as well as the photos and it seems there are a couple streams and springs as well as the occasional pool of water through out the entire hike.
For an early June'12 backpack trip, you can expect the same as above. Along the hiking route for this option.. http://hikearizona.com/map.php?QX=1694
, Merritt Spring & Drift Fence Spring are "perennial". There are also other perennial springs along the Merritt Draw Upper Loop option; As far as weather is concerned, as you get closer to your departure dates, here is the HAZ Trailhead NWS point forecast link for your planned backpack in this area--> http://hikearizona.com/forecast.php?e=T ... RnNU1ESTA=
A good family backpack area choice!
Jake, be sure to read all
my 7/17/11 information notes posted against this above linked GPS Route.