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Johnson Peak Loop aka Pole/Morse, AZ

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,609 feet
Elevation Gain 2,030 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,443 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 18.22
Interest Seasonal Creek
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14  2016-04-24
Monte Vista Peak via Turkey Creek
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Monte Vista Peak
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15  2011-03-20 SkyIslander18
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,885
Routes 16,068
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   May, Sep, Aug, Jul
Sun  6:24am - 5:40pm
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Overview: This hike combines the Morse Canyon and Pole Bridge Canyon trails with 1.2 miles of the Turkey Creek road to form a loop that makes a circuit around Johnson Peak. A side trip of 1.5 miles (one way) can be added from the top of the loop to reach the Monte Vista lookout tower.

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This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.





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2011-03-21
  • Morse Trail 43 & Pole Trail 264 Map
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    Morse Trail 43 & Pole Trail 264 Map
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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.

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Coronado Forest
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From Arizona Highway 181 east of Sunizona, take the Turkey Creek road (Forest Road 41) to its end to reach the Morse Canyon trailhead. The Pole Bridge trailhead is 1.2 miles farther down the canyon.
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