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VOAZ Trail #1B, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Phoenix Central
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Difficulty 1 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance One Way 0.55 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,715 feet
Elevation Gain 200 feet
Accumulated Gain 200 feet
Avg Time One Way 0.25 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 1.22
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Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Author joebartels
author avatar Guides 211
Routes 822
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Trips 4,071 map ( 20,485 miles )
Age 49 Male Gender
Location Phoenix, AZ
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Seasons   Late Autumn to Spring
Sun  6:29am - 6:41pm
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A little slice of life
by joebartels

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Overview
This hike is accessed on the northern loop of the Perl Charles Trail #1A or the northeastern loop of the Piestewa Circumference Trail #302.


Hike
From the north you gain a little elevation in this ridge buster shortcut. Soon you are treated to eye inspiring rock formations rising above you in shear brilliance. At two hundred feet elevation gain you won't break much of a sweat. There's a couple areas that are delightfully lush. Well, comparatively to the rest of the preserves in my opinion. The eastern views are decent too.

This makes for good loops with the Irregular Link Trail #1C or the Perl Charles Trail #1A. You might incorporate twice into a figure eight since it's the highlight of the hike!

Route Options
3.6mi 840 aeg
VOAZ Irregular Link Loop

4.35mi 1,040 aeg recommended!
Nature Tr #304 - Twin VOAZ Loop

6.3mi 1,190 aeg
Perl Charles - VOAZ Lasso Loop

6.2mi 1,570 aeg
Peak 2429 - VOAZ Loop

Summary
Albeit short lived, this is one of my favorite inner city trails.

Leave No Trace and +Add a Triplog after your hike to support this local community.

2010-02-11 joebartels
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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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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Directions
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To hike
Accessed via the Perl Charles Trail #1A or the Piestewa Circumference Trail #302.
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