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Wood Canyon to 3953 Saddle, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 10.4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,887 feet
Elevation Gain 850 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,050 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 15.65
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Seasonal Creek
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24  2011-01-28 Grasshopper
Author HAZ_Hikebot
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Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
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Overview: Download and follow the posted 5.2 mile one way Official GPS Route for this enjoyable and scenic "off trail" hike up canyon utilizing a well maintained horse "use route" and the easy to follow Wood Canyon Creek drainage for 4.5 miles to connect with AZT- Passage#17, then an additional .70 mile hike north(up) AZT Passage 17 to your turn-around location at a scenic high saddle just off the AZT for views south to the White Canyon Wilderness, north to Picketpost Mountain and the Superstition Wilderness with distant Weavers Needle views;

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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot
    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 hike
    From the Phoenix Area: Hwy 60 east to Superior then Hwy 177 south for ~2.6mls to a Right Turn on signed Arnet Road (FR240) then download and follow the posted Driving Directions GPS Route for 3.02 miles to "Parking/TH Start" for this hike (at N33.22836 W111.11495);
    page created by Grasshopper on Jan 28 2011 10:27 pm
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