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Peak 2881 Loop (Apache Gap)Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar May 14 2016
rtaylor3235
Hiking2.91 Miles 1,113 AEG
Hiking2.91 Miles   2 Hrs      1.46 mph
1,113 ft AEG
 
1st trip
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This hike was not as easy as I had anticipated. The base of the hill, on the way to the top, starts out with a loose scree field that makes the climb, as well as the descent, unstable :scared: , it's a pleasure when you hit the boulders near the top just to have something solid under your feet :D . I skated most of the way down the loose area :o . Don't get me wrong, the hike is most definitely worth the effort and the views are well worth the trouble, feels higher than it is. This is a bushwhack no defined trail, just a very few scattered cairns. The parking area is a small pullout off Apache Trail SR88 on the left approx. 7.8 miles past Lost Dutchman Road.
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