Jump Mountain 4878 - SRC Wilderness is a 6.2 mile round trip lasso loop hike with 1,750 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 60 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. April 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: Located within the Salt River Canyon Wilderness and viewed from numerous SRC locations, a summit of this Benchmark Peak with a short summit perimeter hike, offers excellent 360 degree views to.. Roosevelt Lake, scenic Horseshoe Bend and Cliff Hanger Rapids on the Salt River, Rockinstraw Mountain 5385ft, Blackjack Wash to Salt River, Yankee Joe Canyon, the unique White Ledges, and distant SRC Haystack Butte 5741feet.
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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.