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Cross Canyon is a 1.75 mile one way hike with 1,060 feet elevation gain. Located 38 miles east-southeast of Mesa Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. February and March are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Not for everyone, this is an old mining road hike up to the base of the Apache Leap cliffs. The payoff is a good workout, panoramic views, and with a little curiosity you can find some interesting old mines.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.