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Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by hanmart » Dec 20 2018 12:41 pm

Hey everyone! I'm thinking of doing a NYE backpacking trip in the Superstitions, specifically on the Peralta loop. I saw water reports, semi-recent, for Piper Spring. Is Piper Spring by Pinon Camp? Anyone know if there is water there now? Also, funny, two different people reported vastly different levels of water on the same day. :sweat: Thanks in advance for the tips.

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Re: Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by joebartels » Dec 20 2018 1:28 pm

@hanmart
Tap the mini map at the top of [ Piper Spring ]
If still unsure on the location
- tap the Options menu then tap Official
That should decipher the location.
hanmart wrote:two different people reported vastly different levels of water on the same day
decide for yourself :)
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Re: Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by CannondaleKid » Dec 20 2018 1:51 pm

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So, it appears we shouldn't rely on Bruce for a reliable water source info... :-$
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Re: Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by joebartels » Dec 20 2018 2:27 pm

Nobody wants to razz The_Flying_Sack_of_Feathers more than I. It is a debatable point of view.
Personally I use the highest Gallons+ for Horton Springs. My photo has a link to hikerdw's photo showing how it's three feet deep. Perhaps one could pump water at an olympic rate and it would replenish.

At any rate(yes, intended), a huge thanks to MM(iPhone) & The_Flying_Sack_of_Feathers for recording more water observations than the rest of the community.
Muchas gracias!
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Re: Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by chumley » Dec 20 2018 3:00 pm

joebartels wrote:At any rate(yes, intended), a huge thanks to MM(iPhone) & The_Flying_Sack_of_Feathers for recording more water observations than the rest of the community
No bronze medal? :cry:

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Re: Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by te_wa » Dec 20 2018 4:50 pm

follow the route I gave you on AZHG. pinyon camp has standing water after rain, that is all.. and why I did not include it in my advice.
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Re: Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by hanmart » Dec 20 2018 5:01 pm

@joebartels I was going to scout it if I found some time this weekend (fingers crossed). Thanks!!
I am always full of gratitude for anyone that leaves a water report. So crucial in planning a trip. :) You guys are my heroes.

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Re: Water in the Superstitions? Peralta loop or nearby?

Post by The_Eagle » Dec 20 2018 6:01 pm

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I submit my rebuttal photo (and it's not mine) [ photo ]
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