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Praying Hands - Crosscut TH, AZ

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 4.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,118 feet
Elevation Gain 900 feet
Accumulated Gain 920 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.8
Interest Off Trail Hiking
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11  2018-11-24
Praying Hands Loop
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2  2018-08-09 AZLumberjack
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Praying Hands / Massacre Falls Loop
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10  2018-02-07
Dutchman Park Trail Smorgasbord
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6  2017-12-27
Massacre Falls Loop
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1  2017-05-09 ssk44
5  2016-10-29 AZLumberjack
2  2016-01-11
Praying Hands Loop
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Preferred   Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Sun  7:19am - 5:18pm
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Water
Nearby Area Water
Praying Hands Loop
Praying Hands Loop
0.0 mi away
4.8 mi
1,137 ft
Reverse Flatiron
Reverse Flatiron
0.0 mi away
8.5 mi
3,376 ft
Jacob
Jacob's Trail #58
0.0 mi away
6.5 mi
320 ft
Massacre Falls
Massacre Falls
0.0 mi away
5.5 mi
1,187 ft
Peak 2891 Saddle
Peak 2891 Saddle
0.6 mi away
3.7 mi
438 ft
Tomahawk Mine Trail
Tomahawk Mine Trail
0.7 mi away
2.0 mi
188 ft
Lost Dutchman State Park Loop
Lost Dutchman State Park Loop
0.9 mi away
2.9 mi
555 ft
Treasure Loop to Praying Hands
Treasure Loop to Praying Hands
0.9 mi away
4.0 mi
1,000 ft
Treasure Loop Trail #56
Treasure Loop Trail #56
0.9 mi away
2.4 mi
500 ft
Peak 4102 - Superstitions
Peak 4102 - Superstitions
1.0 mi away
7.0 mi
2,500 ft
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Syllabus
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.


Overview: Follows Jacob's Crosscut 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.

    Permit $$
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    Directions
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    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Mesa follow Highway 60 East to Idaho Road. Turn North onto Idaho Road which is SR88 and follow North 2.2 miles. SR88 bends right just past Scenic St. and Idaho continues North. Be sure to go right and stay on SR88. Follow SR88 5.2 miles to the signed turnoff for First Water Trailhead, this is FR-78. Turn right on to FR-78 and follow 0.6 miles to the large dirt parking lot which is the Crosscut Trailhead.
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