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Canyon Name please superstitions

Post by brusso99 » Feb 20 2012 11:16 pm

What is the canyon to the west (left) of hog canyon named and is there any info on it?


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Post by AZLumberjack » Feb 21 2012 7:02 am

I have heard others just refer to it as "Hog Canyon West". I was unable to find a name for it, although I have plenty of suggestions following my last hike into the canyon.
http://hikearizona.com/photoset.php?ID=18600
But you have to hike it before you can name it :o
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Post by johnlp » Feb 21 2012 7:19 am

Odd that it doesn't appear to be named since it is one of the bigger canyons in the area. http://hikearizona.com/photoset.php?ID=10120
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Post by kingsnake » Feb 21 2012 7:36 am

How about Hurt Canyon? ;)
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Post by SuperstitionGuy » Feb 21 2012 1:20 pm

mnlumberjack wrote:I have heard others just refer to it as "Hog Canyon West". I was unable to find a name for it, although I have plenty of suggestions following my last hike into the canyon.
http://hikearizona.com/photoset.php?ID=18600
But you have to hike it before you can name it :o
Or die there and then they name it after you.. :scared:
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Post by WilliamnWendi » Feb 21 2012 1:45 pm

SuperstitionGuy wrote:
mnlumberjack wrote:I have heard others just refer to it as "Hog Canyon West". I was unable to find a name for it, although I have plenty of suggestions following my last hike into the canyon.
http://hikearizona.com/photoset.php?ID=18600
But you have to hike it before you can name it :o
Or die there and then they name it after you.. :scared:
This is the wild west! You have die there after robbing a bank/stagecoach and then be found hiding out there, and then get shot in a shoot out. ;)
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Post by outdoor_lover » Feb 24 2012 9:36 pm

WilliamnWendi wrote:This is the wild west! You have die there after robbing a bank/stagecoach and then be found hiding out there, and then get shot in a shoot out.
Either that or find a boatload of gold back there and then die trying to pack it all out....And nobody finds the gold again.... :D

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Post by AZLOT69 » Feb 28 2012 10:06 am

I met an oldtimer from AJ who told me it is has been historically known as Eagle Canyon. I have been unable to confirm this but sounds good to me. Why don't you write it up mnlumberjack.
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Post by AZLumberjack » Feb 29 2012 7:51 am

AZLOT69 wrote:I met an oldtimer from AJ who told me it is has been historically known as Eagle Canyon.
Haven't heard of that one, guess I'll do a little more checking to see if the name gets a response. Thanks for the info :)
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Post by AZLumberjack » Mar 04 2012 2:08 pm

As a followup to the canyon-with-no-name, I posed the question to Author and Superstition Mtn Historian, Tom Kollenborn.
His Reply:
Jack, I haven't heard any reference to Eagle Canyon, but that doesn't mean anything because their are a lot of contemporary local names today. These names originate with each new generation that moves into the area. Some of the old name I have for canyons along the western facade of Superstition Mountain are Siphon Draw, No-Name, Monument, Flat Iron, Hog, Kings, Apache Springs, Hieroglyphic, Quicksilver, Dromendary, Nations, Adams, Carney Springs, and Peralta Canyons. I hope this helps you and doesn't confuse the issue more. All place names are subject to change and further confusion. Take care, TK

If this is a sequential listing from Siphon Draw to Peralta, the canyon would be "Flat Iron". There's a lot of canyons along that ridge.
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Re: Canyon Name please superstitions

Post by brusso99 » Mar 19 2012 10:36 pm

Awesome info thanks

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Post by currovivorideo » Apr 06 2012 9:50 am

That is so much great info!
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