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112 mi 180 km of trail 7 Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 0 Trails Intermediate Trails 17 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails

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gem Favorite This is just a sampling of the hieroglyphics you'll see along the trail.

Hieroglyphs

(14) Apache…, AZ

Runs in Superstition Wilderness - 7

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Favorite The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Difficult

Superstition Ridgeline

11.2 mi 18.1 km • Point to Point • 3,431 ft Ascent 1045.89 m Ascent

(26) Apache…, AZ
Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Intermediate/Difficult

Peralta Out and Back

4.5 mi 7.2 km • Loop • 1,338 ft Ascent 407.81 m Ascent

(31) Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Difficult

Weavers Needle Loop

12.7 mi 20.4 km • Loop • 2,643 ft Ascent 805.52 m Ascent

(21) Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite This is just a sampling of the hieroglyphics you'll see along the trail.
Intermediate

Hieroglyphic Trail #101

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Out and Back • 571 ft Ascent 174.16 m Ascent

(16) Apache…, AZ
Favorite Peralta Canyon Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Miners Needle Loop

8.5 mi 13.6 km • Loop • 1,190 ft Ascent 362.85 m Ascent

(13) Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Second Water/Black Mesa/Dutchman Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km • Loop • 994 ft Ascent 302.89 m Ascent

(9) Apache…, AZ
Favorite Enjoy expansive views from the Black Mesa Trail - Dutchman Trail junction
Intermediate/Difficult

Second Water > Boulder Canyon > Dutchman

11.7 mi 18.8 km • Loop • 987 ft Ascent 300.69 m Ascent

(4) Apache…, AZ

Trails in Superstition Wilderness - 16

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2.4 mi 3.9 km #1Siphon Draw Trail #53
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Apache Junction, AZ 35 
8.0 mi 12.9 km #2Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Very Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Very Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km #3Massacre Grounds Trail
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
6.2 mi 10.0 km #4Peralta Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gold Camp, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
6.2 mi 10.0 km Gold Camp, AZ 10 
29.9 mi 48.0 km #5AZT - Passage 19 - Superstition Wilderness
Intermediate/Difficult
Superior, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
29.9 mi 48.0 km Superior, AZ
18.7 mi 30.1 km #6Dutchman Trail #104
Intermediate/Difficult
Gold Camp, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
18.7 mi 30.1 km Gold Camp, AZ
7.8 mi 12.6 km #7Boulder Canyon Trail #103
Intermediate/Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
7.8 mi 12.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #8Second Water Trail #236
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Apache Junction, AZ
5.7 mi 9.2 km #9Lost Goldmine Trail: East
Intermediate/Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
5.7 mi 9.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km #10Bluff Springs Trail #235
Difficult
Gold Camp, AZ
Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Gold Camp, AZ
5.7 mi 9.2 km #11Jacobs Crosscut Trail #58
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
3.0 mi 4.9 km #12Black Mesa Trail #241
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
2.8 mi 4.6 km #13Terrapin Trail #234
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult
2.8 mi 4.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
1.6 mi 2.6 km #14Bull Pass Trail #129
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #15Cavalry Trail #239
Intermediate/Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Apache Junction, AZ
7.2 mi 11.6 km #16Coffee Flat Trail #108
Intermediate
Gold Camp, AZ
Intermediate
7.2 mi 11.6 km Gold Camp, AZ

Photos of Superstition Wilderness - 74

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Dawn from the top of Flatiron Trail
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Moonbow on way up Carney slope.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Moonbow halfway up the initial Carney Spring climb.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Apr 19, 2017 near Gold Camp, AZ
Peralta Canyon Trail.
Oct 12, 2016 near Gold Camp, AZ
Weaver's Needle stands prominently in the distance.
Feb 17, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Jan 8, 2017 near Apache…, AZ