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Wild Burro Wash - Tortolita Mountains, AZ

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 4.65 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,802 feet
Elevation Gain 1,044 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,244 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.8
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22  2018-12-19
Tortolita Mountains Inner Loop
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25  2018-12-17
Tortolita Mountains Super Loop
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8  2017-03-28
Wild Burro/ Upper Javelina/ Wild Mustang loop
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6  2015-10-27
Alamo Springs to Ridge Crest Peak
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5  2015-04-25
Tortolitas Super Loop
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13  2015-04-25
Tortolitas Super Loop
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24  2015-02-26
Tortolitas Super Loop
sirena
7  2014-02-23
Tortolitas Super Loop
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Overview
Wild Burro Wash is a point of take off for several hikes in the Tortolita Mountains, and also can be hiked to an old spring, known as Wild Burro Spring. This large sandy wash also serves as a good point of exit or return for cross country and off trail scrambling in the Tortolitas.

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2010-12-22

    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 Wild Burro (Ritz) Trailhead
    From I-10 in north Tucson take Tangerine Road exit (#240) and head east. In about 5 miles the 1st stoplight you come to is Dove Mountain Blvd. Take left here and follow the road roughly 4 miles around the west end of the Tortolitas. Just past The Gallery is a small well-signed trailhead for Wild Burro Trail. This is on your right.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 104 mi, 1 hour 37 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 20.6 mi, 27 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 248 mi, 3 hours 43 mins
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