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Praying Hands - Crosscut TH is a 4.2 mile round trip hike with 920 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 16 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. January and February are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Follows Jacob's Trail #58 to a social trail that leads up near the Praying Hands. Out-and-back variation on the "Praying Hands Loop" hike.
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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.