Feb 23, 2013 · 7:30 AM
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Anybody up for a challenging Superstition Ridgeline day hike?
This is one of Arizona's great kick butt day hikes. The hike is 11.5 miles and 4,480' of elevation gain/loss! With the short winter days, we'll push hard and move fast on this one.
After dropping a vehicle at the exit trailhead, we'll head up the steep Siphon Draw trail and climb 2,080' in 2.5 miles up to the Flatiron. We'll continue past Superstition Peak and then tackle the ups and downs of the Ridgeline as we travel east. At the end, we'll drop down steeply using the Carney Springs trail.
If you're up for the challenge and you consider yourself a very fit hiker, come join us!
Here's a write-up: http://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=126
Bring 4 liters of water, lots of snacks, and the 10 essentials including a good headlamp. If anyone wants to carpool, please use conversation feature to arrange a good meeting spot. Dutchman State Park has an entrance fee that we'll split.