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Pinto Peak Trail #213, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance One Way 4.81 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,265 feet
Elevation Gain 1,157 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,283 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 9.09
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
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Wildcat - Pinto - Campaign Loop
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Wildcat - Pinto - Campaign Loop
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Black Mountain - Eastern Superstition Mtns
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Black Mountain - Eastern Superstition Mtns
16  2014-12-06
Wildcat Canyon - Tonto NF
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Cuff Button Trail #276
23  2013-06-21
Campaign Trail #256
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Jan
Sun  7:07am - 6:10pm
Official Route
6 Alternative
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Cuff Button Trail #276
Cuff Button Trail #276
0.0 mi away
7.0 mi
1,969 ft
Paradise Trail # 271
Paradise Trail # 271
2.7 mi away
2.7 mi
1,509 ft
Bull Basin Loop - Eastern Superstitions
Bull Basin Loop - Eastern Superstitions
2.7 mi away
10.0 mi
2,812 ft
West Pinto - Campaign to Divide
West Pinto - Campaign to Divide
2.7 mi away
10.6 mi
2,197 ft
West Pinto Trail #212 - Superstitions
West Pinto Trail #212 - Superstitions
2.7 mi away
9.8 mi
2,800 ft
Wildcat Canyon - Tonto NF
2.7 mi away
2.8 mi
703 ft
Pinto Peak 5991
Pinto Peak 5991
2.7 mi away
11.3 mi
2,866 ft
Black Mountain - Eastern Superstition Mtns
2.9 mi away
Bull Basin Trail #270 - Superstitions
Bull Basin Trail #270 - Superstitions
3.0 mi away
5.1 mi
1,700 ft
Haunted Canyon West Trailhead to Saddle
Haunted Canyon West Trailhead to Saddle
3.1 mi away
2.8 mi
918 ft
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Pinto Peak Trail #213 is a 4.81 mile one way hike with 1,283 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 40 miles east of Mesa Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. March and November 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.

Very remote and interesting eastern Superstition Wilderness "connector" Trail #213 hike beginning on a 2.5 mile hike section of Upper Horrell Creek then connecting (at the historic Mormon Corral) onto the remaining 2.31 mile hike section of decommissioned Pinto Peak Trail #213 and ending at an inner section of Campaign Trail #256.

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    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.

    Permit $$

    Map Drive
    Strictly 4x4

    To Horrell Trailhead
    From Hwy60/FR287-Pinto Mine Road, continue thru the Pinto Mine area on FR287 continuing north on FR287 to the historic Horrell Ranch area at FR287/FR305. Turn left(west) onto 4WD only FR305 and proceed on this sometimes difficult to follow FR305 to the trailhead.

    Please Note: It is highly recommended to review, download, then upload in a GPS Receiver, the GPS Route Drive to THs for TR276 and TR213.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) - 84.8 mi, 1 hour 44 mins ( add a good half hour to all times... slow road )
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) - 119 mi, 2 hours 30 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) - 228 mi, 3 hours 46 mins
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