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Superstition Peak 5057 from Lost Dutchman, AZ

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Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 15.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,082 feet
Elevation Gain 2,965 feet
Accumulated Gain 6,157 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 7-10 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 46.09
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Peak
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Preferred   Apr, Mar, Nov, Oct
Sun  7:30am - 5:43pm
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Superstition Peak 5057 from Lost Dutchman is a 15.3 mile round trip hike with 6,157 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 15 miles east of Mesa Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. 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.

Check out the Official Route.

This is a difficult hike. It would be insane to attempt this entire hike without prior experience hiking.

    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.

    Permit $$
    AZ State Parks more info
    2018 Day Use Fees range from $2–$30

    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To Siphon Draw Trailhead
    From Mesa follow Highway 60 East to Idaho Road. Turn North onto Idaho Road which is SR88 and follow North 2.2 miles. SR88 bends right just past Scenic St. and Idaho continues North. Be sure to go right and stay on SR88. Follow SR88 4.9 miles to the Lost Dutchman State Park. Turn right into the park. Pay the fee then follow the signs to the trailhead.

    Free Alternative:
    Utilize the Crosscut Trailhead 0.7 mi in on FR78. It is 2 miles on Jacobs Trail #58 to the junction with Siphon Draw #53. Which is 0.85 mi into #53.
    2.00 - 0.85 = 1.15 mi extra each way

    Mining Camp
    This former free access point is now private as of Dec 2016.
    2017 - cancel christmas, closed

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 41.3 mi - about 52 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 134 mi - about 2 hours 9 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 186 mi - about 2 hours 56 mins
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