Hike Jacob's Crosscut to Treasure Loop (Superstitions)

  • April 18, 2013 · 5:00 PM
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Come join me for a sunset hike in the Supes.  We will hike Jacob's Crosscut to Treasure Loop, stop at the bench to watch the sun go part way down then hike down before dark.

This hike is rated easy / moderate.

BRING: 2+ LITERS WATER, GOOD HIKING BOOTS, hat, sunscreen, camera.

Remember, as always YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY.

DISTANCE: about 4.0
ELEVATION GAIN: ~ 466 ft
DURATION: +/- 2 hours
TRAIL STYLE: Lollipop
DOGS: YES, if leashed.
FACILITIES: No Facilities. There are bathrooms at the QT - 21 Old West Highway Apache Junction AZ 85219

WEBSITE: Trailmap

Meeting at the QT - 21 Old West Highway Apache Junction AZ 85219 then follow each other to the trailhead.

PLEASE INDICATE WHETHER YOU WILL MEET AT THE QT OR THE TRAIL HEAD.

Directions to QT:

Take Rt. 60 East, exit on Idaho Road and turn north. You will see the QT on the right at the corner of Idaho Rd and Old West Highway.  WE WILL MEET AT THIS QT @ 4:45 (not the trail head) to use the bathroom.  Leaving QT for the trail head @ 4:50 and follow each other to the trail head.

Directions from QT to trail head:

Continue on Idaho and turn right onto Rt. 88 also named Apache Trail. Go 6 miles, pass Lost Dutchman State Park on your right and take the next right onto the dirt road .2 miles after Park entrance. There is a brown sign labeling it as First Water.

The Jacob's Crosscut parking lot on the right about 1/2 mile down dirt road to First Water.

If it helps you can put the address for the Lost Dutchman State Park 6109 North Apache Trail Apache Junction, Arizona 85119 into your GPS or www.maps.google.com but we are NOT parking within the park since it costs money.

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  • Donna M.

    Thanks for hiking with me. I love watching the transformation of the Superstitions as the sun sets.

    April 19, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks for leading!! I learned a lot from you about being prepared for desert hiking.

      April 19, 2013

  • Lorraine Louglas P.

    Thank you Donna for another wonderful hike!

    April 19, 2013

  • Pati H.

    Spectacular location, a knowledgeable leader and good company made for a memorable sunset hike. I am most appreciative to have had the opportunity to experience the desert this way.

    April 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Incredible Hike!!! One of the most beautiful hikes I have ever been on!!! The sunset right up against the Superstitions was just beautiful!!

    April 19, 2013

  • Earnestine

    I'll be at the QT.

    April 18, 2013

  • Lorraine Louglas P.

    See you at QT!

    April 18, 2013

  • Pati H.

    See you at the QT, Pati

    April 17, 2013

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