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Mormon Trail - South Mountain, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > South Mtn
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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance One Way 1.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,273 feet
Elevation Gain 754 feet
Accumulated Gain 754 feet
Avg Time One Way 0.5-1 hour
Kokopelli Seeds 3.76
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2  2019-05-05 Tortoise_Hiker
3  2019-05-05 johnlp
7  2019-04-06
Mormon Loop
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3  2019-02-13
Hidden Valley via Mormon Trail
LindaAnn
1  2019-01-04 jtaylor
2  2018-12-16
Two Peaks - South Mountain
trekkin_gecko
5  2018-12-06
Hidden Valley from Buena Vista
survivordude
4  2018-10-06 ALMAL
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Overview
The Mormon Trailhead, located at the base of South Mountain near 24th Street and Valley View Avenue (south of Baseline Road), offers a short but challenging hike for those wanting to connect with the National Trail or Mormon Loop. From this junction, hikers may proceed east on Mormon Loop toward Pima Canyon, or south and then west on the National Trail to access Fat Man's Pass, Hidden Valley, and the Natural Tunnel.

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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot

    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking 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.
    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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    To Mormon Trailhead
    Take Baseline Road to South 24th street and turn south. Follow South 24th Street 0.8 miles, continue on past East Euclid Avenue, then turn east (almost immediately) onto East Valley View Drive (you really have no other choice) and park on the south side of the street near the Mormon Trailhead signs at the base of South Mountain.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 8.5 mi, 16 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 105 mi, 1 hour 48 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 150 mi, 2 hours 34 mins
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