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Whitford Benchmark - Picketpost Mtn Quad is a 1.3 mile round trip hike with 900 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 35 miles east of Mesa Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. November 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.
Whitford Triangulation Benchmark - Picketpost Mtn Quadrangle, Pinal County, Az In Whitford Canyon, Tonto National Forest With a rise of 758 Ft and an elevation of 3,569 Ft (NGVD 29) Summit coordinates: 33.337235 -111.143468
Check out the Official Route and Triplog.
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.