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Saddle Horse Loop - 3 members in 6 triplogs have rated this an average 4.7 ( 1 to 5 best )
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Dec 31 2018
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49 male
 Joined Sep 18 2002
 Tempe, AZ
Saddle Horse LoopNorthwest, AZ
Northwest, AZ
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chumleyTriplogs 1,703
Hiking1.87 Miles 239 AEG
Hiking1.87 Miles      59 Mns   1.97 mph
239 ft AEG      2 Mns Break
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Dec 31 2018
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 Joined Jan 21 2013
 AZ
Saddle Horse LoopNorthwest, AZ
Northwest, AZ
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Hiking2.10 Miles 137 AEG
Hiking2.10 Miles
137 ft AEG
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We did this hike on the morning of our drive out. The view points just off trail are pretty spectacular and the snow made it pretty memorable. A great little trail to do if camping at Toroweap.
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Dec 31 2018
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 Joined Mar 12 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Saddle Horse LoopNorthwest, AZ
Northwest, AZ
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John9LTriplogs 1,640
Hiking2.01 Miles 243 AEG
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While car camping at Tuweep campground, we would hike the Saddle Horse Loop twice. The first day was cold and clear. The second day was overcast with two inches of snow on the ground. We couldn't resist another hike to the viewpoints and it was well worth the effort. My photoset will contain pics from both days.

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Dec 30 2018
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49 male
 Joined Sep 18 2002
 Tempe, AZ
Saddle Horse LoopNorthwest, AZ
Northwest, AZ
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chumleyTriplogs 1,703
Hiking2.01 Miles 243 AEG
Hiking2.01 Miles   1 Hour      2.23 mph
243 ft AEG      6 Mns Break
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Ended up doing this short loop a couple of times during our stay. There are several viewpoints that are worthy of leaving the trail to visit. After two nights of great sunsets and one morning of disappointing sunrise light, morning three brought the magic after about 2 inches of snow coated the area before daybreak. The snow level was about 500 feet above the river, with accumulating snow far down into the canyon. What a great experience, and amazing views in all directions and a whole new experience on the long drive out!
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May 29 2014
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55 male
 Joined Jan 30 2011
 Chandler, AZ
Saddle Horse LoopNorthwest, AZ
Northwest, AZ
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JuanJaimeiiiTriplogs 1,938
Hiking1.38 Miles 137 AEG
Hiking1.38 Miles      28 Mns   3.18 mph
137 ft AEG      2 Mns Break
 
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In the Grand Canyon Toroweap Overlook area there are a couple scenic trails. Saddle Horse Loop being one of them. It is more of a stroll out across the plateau than anything. At .25 of a mile in, the trail nears the canyons edge. Here if you step closer to the edge you get some of the most spectacular views of the river I have ever seen. It is straight down and is very cool. The rest of the trail is a nice meander.
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 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Toroweap Overlook, AZ 
Toroweap Overlook, AZ
 
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mazatzalTriplogs 1,207
Hiking3.00 Miles 400 AEG
Hiking3.00 Miles   1 Hour   50 Mns   2.25 mph
400 ft AEG      30 Mns Break
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Camped here. What a spectacular place. Went a couple of walks along the rim and along Tuckup.
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