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Ike's Backbone to Fossil Creek, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance One Way 2.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,038 feet
Elevation Gain -1,379 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,379 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 7.2
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Perennial Creek
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1  2011-08-09 Grasshopper
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,873
Routes 15,991
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Sun  5:21am - 7:26pm
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Overview
An intermediate and completely off-trail hike to access a remote and scenic, fishing and swimming section of Fossil Creek between Deadman Mesa Tr#17 intersection with Fossil Creek and Hardscrabble Creek/Canyon intersection with Fossil Creek;


Please note the attached GPS Route dated 8/9/11 (drawn not field data) attached to this hike description for reference and download with two hiking track options and ref waypoints: Track 1 = 2.6mls one way with -1379 elevation and AEG of +1379; Track 2 = 1.3mls one way with -1306 elevation and AEG of +1306;

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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.

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    Directions
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    To hike
    From Strawberry, AZ: Take Fossil Crk Road (FR708) to FR502 to FR502C end at "Ike's Backbone/Tank" (Park-TH Start); Note: FR502C is most probably a non-maintained secondary road requiring 4WD and high clearance;
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