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Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur Cross - 12 members in 23 triplogs have rated this an average 3.3 ( 1 to 5 best )
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Jan 30 2019
gad38
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 Scottsdale
Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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gad38
Hiking3.64 Miles 690 AEG
Hiking3.64 Miles   1 Hour   37 Mns   2.32 mph
690 ft AEG      3 Mns Break
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Quick hike today as I was a little low on energy for some reason.
Dec 18 2018
gad38
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Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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gad38
Hiking3.50 Miles 650 AEG
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Abbreviated out and back hike along the Elephant Mountain Trail. It was a great day for a hike. It was around 64 degrees with blue skies and a slight breeze. Started in the parking lot and hiked up Spur Cross Trail .9 miles to where it splits with Tortuga trail (sat for a moment on the bench in the shade to quaff a little water). Hiked up the Tortuga trail another .64 miles to the split between Tortuga Trail and the Elephant Mountain trail. Followed the Elephant Mountain Trail about .16 miles to the point where it breaks left while the main trail continues forward toward the Tonto National Forest (sign at this point). Then hiked down the Elephant Mountain trail a short distance for a better view of the Mountain before turning around and returning to the trailhead.
NOTE: the trail is much improved since my last trek in June. At that time, the trail was deeply rutted and required more labored hiking. While the trail is still rocky in places, it is much more even. I suspect that the trail was grated some to even out the deep ruts that existed previously.
The desert is really green right now due to the heavy rains in the Fall this year. Brittlebush seedlings are everywhere and non-native weeds and winter rye grass are abundant too.
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Brittlebush are heavily in bloom with swaths of their daisy like flowers on display throughout the Spur Cross area.
Jun 22 2018
gad38
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Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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gad38
Hiking8.00 Miles 1,846 AEG
Hiking8.00 Miles   4 Hrs   30 Mns   2.00 mph
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Great hike, albeit a little warm by the time we were finished (right at 100 degrees). We set out from the parking lot and trekked up Spur Cross past Tortuga Trail intersection and then up the Elephant Mountain Trail. Note: following the heavy rain in the mountains last weekend, the trail is pretty rough compared to normal conditions, i.e. lots of exposed rock going up and down. In spots, the man made steps are in place, but much of the surrounding dirt is gone making it more tricky to hike.
On the way up Elephant Mountain Trail, we stopped for a brief rest in a small bosque of mesquite trees and found an old water pump (see picture) - anyone know if it still works? We then finished the hike up to the summit and found the easy route up to the old indian fortress, which was pretty cool. Can't imagine a hostile tribe wanting to charge up the side of that hill with the local tribesman (offshoot of the HoHoKam?) manning the fortress - many of the walls still in place 800 years later (see picture again). On the way down the southside of the mountain we took the Spur Cross trail back until we reached the Dragonfly trail which took us to the Jewel of the Preserve area and then back to the parking lot. 15 minutes later - Circle K and Gatorade looked pretty good.
Mar 10 2018
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caragruey
Hiking6.82 Miles 1,846 AEG
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Well I had every intention to finally make it to the true summit!! Ugh, Once on the saddle I proceeded up the vaguely visible summit trail.
The trail up was pretty prickly and slippery. I made it within maybe 20 feet of the first rock peak but the wind being head on and so gusty it almost knocked me down. Since I was alone I decided to turn back. It was right there within reach but better to be safe. It will have to wait for another day.
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Mar 10 2018
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 Phoenix, AZ
Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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Naferg323
Hiking7.40 Miles 2,038 AEG
Hiking7.40 Miles   4 Hrs   26 Mns   1.89 mph
2,038 ft AEG      31 Mns Break
 
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A beautiful day for a hike! Cloudy and cool!
Joined 3H group for a meetup at Spur Cross to hike the Elephant Mountain Trail.
Some of us went to the top of the Elephant. It was work though! Beautiful up here!
If you like cactus and jagged rocks, you'll love scrambling your way to the summit. I love it!
I missed the summit registry up there, I guess I'll have to go back sometime.
Thanks to the friends who joined me on this trek. It was great fun exploring and encouraging each other as we went higher and higher. Definitely will go back! :y:
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Mar 04 2018
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Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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friendofThundergod
Hiking7.95 Miles 2,122 AEG
Hiking7.95 Miles   3 Hrs   42 Mns   2.29 mph
2,122 ft AEG      14 Mns Break
 
Clouds and cool temps in the valley meant it was Elephant season today in the CCRP. I had thought about Skull or Black, but told myself I could not go hiking out until I completed some chores around the house and did not get to the trailhead until one, so just opted for the shorter Elephant.

I started at Dragon Fly to avoid the fee. I saw a few people on the trails near the trailhead, but nobody after I turned off on Elephant Mountain Trail. The trail to the summit seems to have gotten a little more defined, but that being said, I still had to take a couple minutes a few times to locate the proper route. I spooked a pack of Javelina on the summit, which was about the most excitement on the day. I returned the same way I came.
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Feb 12 2017
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 Chandler, AZ
Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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Booneman
Hiking8.00 Miles 2,207 AEG
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Morning decision to hike Elephant Mountain. Nice all around loop hike, other than that last bit of loose off trail scrambling to the peak.
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Feb 04 2017
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 Far NE Phoenix,
Elephant Mountain and Circumference, AZ 
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The_Eagle
Hiking12.74 Miles 2,602 AEG
Hiking12.74 Miles   5 Hrs   56 Mns   2.27 mph
2,602 ft AEG      19 Mns Break
 
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I was on another timetable for this Saturday.

I had been curious about some of this area so time to scratch some itches.

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Circumference Of Elephant Mountain - Scratched.
The western side is nothing exciting, and if you don't have a State Trust Land Permit, ya may want to stay away.
It appears it gets a bunch of traffic, but I saw not a sole.

There was about a 2 mile section of trail before I turned on Elephant Mountain trail, that Aravipa Running had an event on. They were all friendly.

Elephant Mountain Summit - Scratched
There is a pretty good use trail, that turns into a game trail for the lower 2/3rds of the climb. Only one slightly tricky spot that involved contorting to miss prickly stuff while climbing.
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I practiced LNT. I left none of me on the mountain, and did my best to take none of the prickly mountain stuff back with me.
It was a challenge thought scooting down some of the slopes with all the dead cactus needles.

Rondo Spring - Scratched
The horseman carved rock I'd seen on previous hikes, peaked my curiosity about the spring. So I had to see it.
Anyone know the name of the portion of the trail that runs between Ringtail Spring (TR252 at Elephant Mtn) and Rondo Spring?

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Trough was filled with filterable water.
Pipe was dripping. Manual Pump did not seem to be in working order
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JasonCleghorn
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 Phoenix, AZ
Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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JasonCleghorn
Hiking5.98 Miles 1,696 AEG
Hiking5.98 Miles   2 Hrs   48 Mns   2.70 mph
1,696 ft AEG      35 Mns Break10 LBS Pack
 
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OK... So this is getting ridiculous. Is Spur Cross Ranch cursed?

First my abort on the long way to Skull Mesa due to major gastroenterological issues, now I lost my nerve just past the Elephant's head within site of the summit. :scared:

I have a major LOVE/HATE relationship with Spur Cross Ranch. :y: :scared:

A previous triplog said it was a bit narrow in places. A BIT? I honestly think if I'd had a more confident person with me that could have led, I could have made the summit. Instead, I fell just a bit short. The fortress at the 1st saddle is really cool with the ruins.

All in all, a great hike, gorgeous views. If you are the least bit afraid of heights or narrow ledges, don't attempt this one. Will someone go back out there with me because I'm sick about not summitting!
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Nov 26 2015
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Elephant Mountain Summit - Spur CrossPhoenix, AZ
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friendofThundergod
Hiking7.71 Miles 2,280 AEG
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Similar to trekkin gecko almost a year ago from today, "I was looking for another peak." Cave Creek was already on the radar for a short morning hike with Jackie, so I decided I would take her to the Elephant Mountain ruins and then present the summit to her. She wanted nothing to do with the summit, but was happy to stay at the saddle with the dogs. Perfect!

The route to the summit seems to be getting pretty established and I had no issues. There are some steep sections, a few sections requiring a hand and some loose rock in spots, but it is more than manageable and actually kind of enjoyable. Its just a short scurry up from the saddle to the pretty rewarding summit. Great views of the valley, great views to the north and great views of the Four Peaks and several of the other very easily identified terrain features of that area.

Jackie only had to wait about 35 minutes for me at the saddle. We took Tortuga to Dragon Fly on the way out to get the dogs some water at the Jewel of the Creek. Jackie liked the little stretch along Cave Creek under the cottonwoods. We were nearly the first car in the lot this morning, but we ran into several groups of hikers on the way out and there were several vehicles at the trailhead.

Very cool little peak, nice call trekkin gecko.

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Aug 09 2015
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 Phoenix, AZ
Elephant Mountain Summit /24th St, AZ 
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The_Dude
Hiking7.10 Miles 1,802 AEG
Hiking7.10 Miles   3 Hrs   58 Mns   2.07 mph
1,802 ft AEG      32 Mns Break10 LBS Pack
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Great hike from the other side! I had climbed the summit from the east a few years ago, but wanted to give the other approach a try. This is off trail for virtually the whole hike, but route finding is pretty easy. There are definitely some substantial cholla spots, but other than that just the steady thud of clambering over rocks and boulders of all sizes. Lots of wild life for this one, a bobcat in one of the neighborhoods on the drive in, a few horny toads, a rattlesnake, and quite a few vultures (none on the road at least...). The drive in was a fun little romp for the truck once through the gate. Hot morning, but all in all a fun hike.
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Mar 08 2015
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 Phoenix, AZ
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Hansenaz
Hiking8.80 Miles 2,433 AEG
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I took a scenic route up Elephant Mountain including some hilltops along the way.

I was expecting to find a ruin on the first hill but what looked like walls in the satellite picture were not. There were a couple small clearings near the top but no pottery. I continued along to a much lower ridge and saw several likely looking rock alignments but was not convinced they were ruins till I found a couple pieces pottery. There were a few petroglyphs at the ridge edge just past the small ruins.

Since I was close and there were a couple other interesting looking shelves along the way I continued up the side of Elephant Mountain and took the ridge to the top. I saw a few other odd sherds but no other cultural signs. Pleasant and scenic up there though slow going avoiding the surface rocks and cacti.
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trekkin_gecko
Hiking7.77 Miles 2,235 AEG
Hiking7.77 Miles   4 Hrs   18 Mns   2.27 mph
2,235 ft AEG      53 Mns Break
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looking for another peak today
couldn't figure out what i wanted to do, but saw mt98dew's triplog on this and thought it might be interesting
got up to spur cross around nine or so
took spur cross trail to tortuga trail to elephant mountain trail
hit the saddle and looked up at the summit
it was very windy through the saddle so i decided to start up and see how it went
there are signs of a faint trail at times and the first part wasn't too bad - just a lot of cholla
the only bad part was climbing up to the base of the big rocks
very steep terrain with lots of scree and loose rock
once up on a secondary saddle, it was easier going
i didn't find any exposure issues but there was one little scramble through some other tall rocks
once on the ridgeline, it was smooth sailing
the summit had great views, of course
spent a few minutes up there just looking around
was a little concerned with getting down the scree part
looked for another option, but decided to do what i knew and went back the same way
did a little rumpaging on the steep part
picked up one cholla ball, luckily close to the saddle because it was a :pk: to get off my pants and then hand :lol:
continued on elephant mountain trail to make a loop back to spur cross trail
warm enough to ditch the long sleeve shirt and pant legs
pants are a must on the summit push
no summit register, but i did find an altoids box
several mountain bikers on spur cross
maybe a half dozen hikers away from spur cross trail
ran into mazatzal and his wife heading back
nice to see you again, richard :) maybe a hike sometime?
the conservation people were out collecting money and selling spur cross shirts, hats and water bottles - packing up as i finished
hurried home to watch some football, otherwise it would be fun to spend the entire day out here
a worthy summit for sure
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 Phoenix,Az
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mt98dew
Hiking8.50 Miles 1,846 AEG
Hiking8.50 Miles   5 Hrs   33 Mns   1.53 mph
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Started off around 6:30. Wanted to get some miles in so I jogged to the back end of the Elephant trail via the Spur Cross. Then hiked up to the pass from the south end. I had been on this trail 2 weeks ago and I could see that rangers had done some trail maintenance since that time. Eroded sections had been filled and plants trimmed back. I also noticed that they replaced the "trail closed" sign to the Indian ruins. Sigh! I should have hiked it two weeks ago when the sign was missing. At Elephant Pass I turned west and : rambo : up to the summit. I have to admit I was a little outside my comfort zone but I forced my way to the top. Though the trail description is pretty general it is accurate in breaking down the ascent into 3 main parts. The first part was harry because there were 60% grades to negotiate. The second part had a doable grade (30-45%) but was challenging because just to the right of the trail there was a sharp drop off. It challenged me psychologically. The third ascent had a 60% grade that I needed to scramble up and then I had to do some rock climbing, which though very easy, was somewhat daunting because of the elevation. There was a large cairn at the top with a saguaro skeleton sticking out of the top. Views were nice from the top, but the air quality was horrible. Unfortunately, no summit log. I would definitely have loved to have taken credit for this climb. While I was making my way to the top I had decided that I would try to find another path down. Going up is always easier than going down and didn't want to have to look down at what I had come up. So I made my west to a saddle then headed north. The slope going down was still pretty bad but I had the ability to switchback much more easily. Two weeks I had attempted to do a Rondo Springs loop. I had to turn around due to lack of sunlight. So I had an ulterior motive for taking the north slope down. I thought I might be able to see where Rondo Springs was for future reference. No luck with that. But as I was crossing one of several washes I came across a cement trough. It had a metal pipe, that came from further up the wash, feeding into it. At first, I thought this might have been Rondo Springs, but based on the pictures I've seen on HAZ I'm not sure what is. Anyone have any ideas? Anyway, it was a pretty cool find even though it was dry as a bone. The highlight of my hike came prior to the carved rock cairn that mentions Rondo Springs. I came across a gila monster :DANCE: I thought it would have been too cold for those guys to be out and about. I'm glad I didn't meet him in the ankle high brush that I was traversing for most of my hike. Funny. I didn't see any my first four years hiking and this is my third one this year.
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Hiking8.04 Miles 2,248 AEG
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Droog
Hiking7.39 Miles 1,837 AEG
Hiking7.39 Miles   4 Hrs   5 Mns   2.70 mph
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What a hike. It just keeps getting easier and easier. So much so we ran some of this trip. I wish we could have made it to the top but that is some wicked exposure for me. We scouted coming up the back side from 24th st and Circle Mt rd which seems to be a straight shot right up to the top. We will see. This makes the third trip in a row we have seen tarantulas...live here for years and never seen one. Anyway the crew was not happy we did not see summit on this day. We did see some ladies with some nice looking huskies walk right past the do not enter sign and checked out the ruins I'm not sure what makes these ruins the ones that have a sign.
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Hiking7.50 Miles 1,846 AEG
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Haven't been hiking in quite some time. Was trying to get in the habit of going once a week, specifically on Sundays but that got derailed as I opted to go to the Flogging Molly concert on St. Patrick's Day which was on a Sunday. Concert was great but it got a little crazy and I ended up losing the orthotic for my left foot which sidelined me for a few weeks while another mold was ordered. Throw in moving and its been over a month since my last hike. I finally found some free time last Monday so I brought my cousin on up to the Spur Cross area to hike Elephant Mountain.
The weather was great that day. It was the last of the cold front before the 90's hit. Nice and breezy with some big gusts once we got to the top. We followed the well-marked trail system to the saddle then headed to the top. The trail got a little hard to follow once we got to the 2nd rock formations and I'm almost sure we got off track a bit because my cousin's GPS said we hiked about a mile more than is listed. He managed to get attacked by just about every cactus along the way while I survived unscathed Hahaha.. The critters were definitely out that day as my pictures show. It was fun to see. The views from the summit were great, however it was a little dusty that day because of the wind. Nice hike.
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Hiking6.82 Miles 1,846 AEG
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Nice day hike close to town.
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Hiking7.92 Miles 2,367 AEG
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Took the Spur Cross trail to the Tortuga trail to the Elephant Mountain Trail. At the saddle I hiked up to the Elephant Mountain summit, descended back to the saddle, then went up the other side to check out the ruins. The Elephant Mountain summit register is toast. It is kept in a decayed plastic container that has gotten wet numerous times. I kept going on the Elephant Mountain trail to the intersection with the Spur Cross trail to make a loop out of the hike. Windy at first then settled to a nice warm breeze later on. Fun hike.
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Hiking6.82 Miles 1,846 AEG
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