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Peak 4008 - Picketpost Mtn Quad, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance One Way 1.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,871 feet
Elevation Gain 1,137 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,188 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 5.21
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
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Preferred   Feb, Mar, Nov, Jan
Sun  7:01am - 5:19pm
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Peak 4008 - Picketpost Mtn Quad is a 1.25 mile one way hike with 1,188 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 35 miles east of Mesa Arizona. February and March are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.

Overview: Peak 4008 is located in the Picketpost Mountain Quadrangle in Pinal County, just west above FR650. With a rise of 468' and an elevation of 4088' it ranks #4201 for the state of Arizona. Its summit coords are: 33.3508 -111.1445. From the FR650-2374 TH it's just a steep climb up a rocky seldom-used Forest Road until you reach the upper TH. From that point it's a pretty easy walk up a beaten path to the summit.


    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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    Map Drive
    High Clearance possible when dry

    To hike
    Take US60 east to the first LEFT turn AFTER the Picketpost TH exit on your right. This road is FR357, the east access to Hewitt Station Road. Almost immediately turn right onto FR8 and go 1.8 miles to the FR650 intersection. Turn left onto FR650 and go 1.8 miles to FR2374. If you don't have a very capable 4x4, this will be your trailhead. Otherwise you can drive up the steep and loose rocky F2374 .8 mile to a flat spot to park.
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