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Saddle Ridge Trail #14, AZ

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Difficulty 4 of 5
Distance One Way 11.68 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,380 feet
Elevation Gain 2,460 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,821 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 21.08
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AZT #25 - Rock Creek
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24  2016-04-09
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52  2016-03-12
AZT Trail: Picketpost to Pine
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22  2015-02-14
Mount Peeley to Twin Buttes
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24  2014-12-20
Whiterock Mesa - AZT #25
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21  2014-07-05
East Verde River
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, Mar, Nov
Sun  6:56am - 5:24pm
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Whiterock Mesa - AZT #25
Whiterock Mesa - AZT #25
0.4 mi away
22.7 mi
4,159 ft
Brush Trail #249
Brush Trail #249
2.2 mi away
4.5 mi
1,661 ft
Mazatzal Divide TH to Wet Bottom Creek
2.9 mi away
18.7 mi
3,959 ft
Mazatzal Divide to The Park
2.9 mi away
18.0 mi
4,165 ft
Mazatzal Divide Trail to Knob Mountain
Mazatzal Divide Trail to Knob Mountain
2.9 mi away
13.0 mi
2,902 ft
Pole Hollow Canyon
Pole Hollow Canyon
3.0 mi away
3.1 mi
572 ft
Red Hills - AZT #24
Red Hills - AZT #24
3.1 mi away
10.9 mi
1,307 ft
Red Hills Trail #262 - Mazatzal
3.1 mi away
16.6 mi
5,272 ft
Bull Spring Trail #34
4.5 mi away
7.0 mi
1,304 ft
North Peak Trail #24
North Peak Trail #24
5.1 mi away
7.0 mi
3,400 ft
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Overview
Saddle Ridge Trail #14 is a 11.68 mile one way hike with 2,821 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 42 miles north-northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Located in the northeast part of the Mazatzal Wilderness area. Passes through a large pinyon-juniper forest. Crosses the East Verde River near LF Ranch. The condition of the trail varies from satisfactory to very poor. Currently, this trail is advised only for skilled hikers (those with good navigation and GPS skills).

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This is a moderately difficult hike.



    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

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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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