It’s cold at the top. As viewed from the west, another peak, apparently called No Name Peak, has an elevation of 5,024 feet. At the top of the draw, rather than turning right to the Flatiron, I continued upwards to the top of nearby Peak 5024, the highest point of the northern Superstition Mountains. —Bring gloves. Shadow Mountain. Use the left side of the wall to go up. Looking down to a lower tier. On the far ridge, Peak 5057 boasts its high peak on this side of the Superstition range, and before us, Peak 5024 was calling our names. This is the part of the journey where you will have to start paying special attention to the cairns as the trail winds, drops, turns, climbs and crosses a wash (2.5 miles). This videos shows going from the Flatiron with brief looks over Siphon Draw, a brief look from Peak 5024 and concludes with views of folks coming down a … Now we’re ~4000’ and looking WNW back over Apache Junction. Snow on the Superstition Mountains. The Superstition Peak 5024 trail starts at the Siphon Draw trail head at the Lost Dutchman State Park and follows the well traveled route up the Siphon Draw towards the Flatiron. The highest point of the main mountain mass is Superstition Peak (or Superstition Benchmark), elevation 5,057 feet. Despite modest distances, reaching the Flatiron (3 miles) and Superstition Peak (3.5 miles) takes considerable time and effort. Water! Took an extra tour of Prospector and Treasure loop and disappointed with the lack of lupine or poppies, the brittle bush providing most of the color right now. This blurry 100k topo map shows GPS tracks for the two hikes in red. Hopefully these photos will scare off hikers who shouldn't make the trip. 12-13: adv_trev. Everything else after is too scrambly gets pretty steep near the top with the rock climb, and the trail is not marked as others have said, but it's not too hard to stay on course. Superstition Peak would be to the right, but set farther back, so it may appear lower. If using your hands while hiking makes you nervous, this hike might not be for you. I went with athletic shoes and there is a part were you are pretty much rock climbing up the mountain. Carney Springs, Robber's Roost Super Loop. Peak 5024 (GC1N3P1) was created by D'Alvarez's on 2/26/2009. Petroglyph National Park Dutchman, Boulder Canyon, and Second Water Trails Loop, Apache Trail to Roosevelt Dam [GESCHLOSSEN], Treasure Loop Trail via Jacob's Crosscut Trail, Cross Cut, Prospector and Jacob's Trail #58 Loop, Superstition Peak 5024 via Siphon Draw Trail, 2020 AllTrails, LLC Alle Rechte vorbehalten. I suggest gloves. Made a little lollipop by going right on the first intersecting trail on the way back. I went morning/midday and ended up in the shade for most of the hike. The mountain provides great shade when going in the morning. You will see Hoodoo rock formations, a slick rock basin with possible waterfall, which … Decent amount of people on the trail even departing at 7:40am. Superstition Mountain is the highest point along the Superstition Ridge line, which overlooks both Phoenix and the rest of the Superstitions. Also incredible to say you’ve been at the top of the mountain. VERY easy to lose the "correct" trail. This is a challenging hike, and a significant amount of scrambling and some climbing including the 10' Wall guarding the Flatiron is required. Nice day for a hike, a bit hazy despite yesterday’s rain storm. The view of Weavers Needle is spectacular from its peak. This is a difficult out and back trail to The Flatiron in Tonto National Forest. The left hike is to Flatiron and the highpoint at 5024’; the right hike is to Superstition Mt. Hiking info, trail maps, and 25 trip reports from Superstition Peak (5,057 ft) in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. Peak 5024 ft. 17 summits. Scorpions are ubiquitous in the Sonoran Desert, though negative encounters are rare. Lightning Storm 8/10/16. Moon. Be ready to work! This is a challenging hike, and … The area is full of spires in the volcanic rock. What a view! —Poles will only help from the trailhead up to the Siphon Draw. Good workout and views. 16 summits. Bring lots of water, a few good snacks to refuel, and good shoes! Bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, and plan on being on the mountain for at least 5-6 hours. I agree with the community to stay left as you go make the final approach to the summit to avoid the vertical wall. There is a lot of scrambling after the first 2 miles. Siphon Draw to Flat Iron & Superstition Peak 5024 (day hike) Took a tour around the perimeter of Flat Iron finding a nice sun exposed rock to take a prolonged break. [photo by Chris] it adds a couple miles of desert views. More to consider: Devil’s Chasm, Picket Post, Superstition Peak 5057 via Carney. I went halfway because I realized that there is another peak to hike up that is another 1400 ft. this trail was one of the most rewarding I've done. There’s a tree you can grab onto as leverage to pull you up Anticipate slow progress up the canyon, and carry extra water. The first day, we started out ~8:45 AM and went up Siphon Draw. This is one of those trails that's like a video arcade game -- it keeps getting tougher and tougher until it finally beats you. 24k map for Flatiron. at 5057’. Ironview Peak No Name Peak (2015-02-13). ... Superstition Mtn Peak 5024. Search, find, map, plan, post, hikes, GPS tracks, photos, triplogs, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Texas Lost Dutchman State Park has a day use fee of $10 ($5 for Active Duty Serviceman). Michael heads ESE at ~9 AM. The trail that leads to the top of it takes you through dozens of hoodoos hovering above you and other spires and pinnacles all around making the landscape feel surreal. There is a lot of climbing. Mileage is correct though), Lots of work, pay attention and be careful who you follow. Black Mesa Loop. Added by Kevin Kaminski This will take you about 4-5 Hours and the elevation gain is 2781' to Flatiron Summit (5057 ft.) and 2977' to Superstition Peak #5024 (4861 ft) with 360 views and epic sunsets. This peak even though it is the high point, is not heavily traveled like The Flatiron. You feel accomplished once your complete it!! Tom's Thumb. 5,024, the Flatiron, Siphon Draw and down into Lost Dutchman State Park. —Take your time going up and down. It’s a good hike to do to prepare yourself for this one. Talk about a workout. Appreciate whoever trimmed the agave on the route from the saddle to 5024. After passing the Wall, continue heading up straight and to the left toward the summit instead of turning right towards Flatiron. The views at the top are incredible. My first time & I think it took about 6.5 hours total. View south to Superstition Peak. It's a Not chosen size geocache, with difficulty of 2, terrain of 4.5. You'll be climbing to … While the increasing elevation will get to ya, you have time to stop amd take in the amazing views. Kachina Trail. Hiking boots are recommended and some people like to bring gloves or trekking poles. I also wrote about Arizona’s State Parks that were slated to close due to lack of funding and hiked the Hunter Trail at Picacho Peak State Park and the Flatiron and Peak 5024 at Lost Dutchman State Park. Summit panorama. Er führt vorbei an herrlichen Aussichtspunkten und es gibt schöne Wildblumen und oftmals Wildtiere zu sehen. You will see Hoodoo rock formations, a slick rock basin with possible waterfall, which provides a great workout and awesome photography. North ridgeline HP 5024′ Despite my poor routefinding ability on the summit, everyone was in agreement to tag point 5024′, the highpoint of the northern end of the Superstition Ridgeline. Wind Cave hike. If you start climbing Siphon Draw early in the day, you should have enough time to do both Flatiron, and North Peak and even hike a little way east on the Superstition … Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. Deem Hills. Scorpions can be found under rocks, in rotting logs and debris piles. South Mountain loop hike. Praying Bears Falls hike. The sun has just risen and is hitting the bluffs 1000' below the peak. Charles & Kelly Liu's Wedding. Stay to the left on the way up. First view of Weaver's Needle to the E. We were hitting ice at 3900', and decided that the west side of Weaver's (which Taos Pueblo, El Rio Grande Gorge and Santuario De Chimayo. I like scrambling, so Siphon Draw to 5024/Flat Iron is still my favorite hike, which I do 4 times a month, and will attempt 3x in one day later this year. This secluded peak really gives you a feel of what the Superstitions are all about. Starts out easy and then once you get to the base of the mountain it progressively gets to more of an incline. Give yourself space to climb and go down if it’s crowded. Hike: Siphon Draw -> Peak #5024, Superstition … Superstition Peak 5024 - Siphon Draw. Peak 5024 challenged us with steep unrelenting grades, rock scrambling and technical climbs. Peak 5024 is no harder to reach than anything below the saddle. The Flatiron, a massive rock formation located on the westernmost end of Superstition Mountain, results from volcanic activity some thirty million years ago. 16 summits. Had the place ,5024, to myself as two others left when I arrived, always enjoyable views here , unlike Flat Iron can catch a glimpse of Canyon Lake and Saguaro Lake from here. If you want to compare this hike to another hike, I’d say Picketpost. It's neat to look down on Weaver's Needle. Visited the 2011 plane crash site. This is one of the hardest but most rewarding trails in the Phoenix area. I also wrote about Arizona’s State Parks that were slated to close due to lack of funding and hiked the Hunter Trail at Picacho Peak State Park and the Flatiron and Peak 5024 at Lost Dutchman State Park. Photoset • Daytripper • 2020-03-03. A lot. It is totally doable but some tips: —Right before you get to the Flat Iron path at the top, there is a 12-foot wall to climb. This is a super fun adventure hike!!! Start early if going in the hot season. Thankfully, only a couple of the state parks ended up closing and nearby towns helped pick up some of the expenses for the other ones. Misc Photos. 4,869, Pt. AZ: Table Top Trail. if parking is full at the siphon draw trailhead, you can park up the road at first water road and take Jacob's cut to intersect. Glad that the majority find Flat Iron satisfying enough. It is amazing to witness the Phoenix metropolis below, the spectacular mountain ranges surrounding the summit, and the little ground squirrels floating around begging for snacks. (The highest peak in the Superstition Mountains!) I think I'll head over a very short distance to see if I can get a better view. Nice day for a hike, a bit hazy despite yesterday’s rain storm. This hike was beautiful. Great list. It’s defined as the vertical distance between a peak and the lowest contour line surrounding that peak and no higher peak. Here's how one publication describes Siphon Draw & the Flatiron, in Lost Dutchman State Park (east of Phoenix):. awesome views all around at the peak. Lots of fun easy scrambles. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert werden. HARD. Tom’s phone app, which sometimes overestimates elevation and distance, recorded the hike, including the extra trek to the summit of Peak 5024, as The late group took 9 hours and 23 minutes to complete the hike. North Peak on Superstition Mountain is the second most popular side trip for those climbing Siphon Draw. 5057' peak is a slightly less-worn spur off the Superstition Ridgeline Trail. From the summit you can enjoy 360' views including the city and Flatiron below to the west, the Superstition ridgeline and distant 5057 summit to the souith, and Four Peaks, the Superstition wilderness and Weaver's Needle to the east. The Superstition Mountains. (My recording time is inaccurate because I sat with friends at the bottom for a while and forgot to stop the recording. Die Route ist am besten von September bis Mai zugänglich. —Hiking shoes/boots are a must Being a weekday there was not a big crowd going up Siphon Draw even a few periods with no one in front or behind me. Had the place ,5024, to myself as two others left when I arrived, always enjoyable views here , unlike Flat Iron can catch a glimpse of Canyon Lake and Saguaro Lake from here. The Flatiron 4861′ and Point 5024′ Superstition Mountains Total Time: 6 hours Roundtrip Mileage: 6.7 miles Elevation Gain: 3500′ Crux: Class 3 Companions: Holly, Cara […] At the summit, Arizona extended out in all directions; valleys and peaks reaching far away to the horizon. Pretty busy with people coming up as I went down. North into the Superstition Wilderness Northwest along the Superstition ridgeline Apache Junction and the Phoenix sprawl far beyond The Superstition ridgeline trail goes all the way over Pt. This is one of the most difficult and dangerous routes in the Superstitions. Amazing trail, lots of different challenges on the way up, with some of the best views you can find nearby. This will take you about 4-5 Hours and the elevation gain is 2781' to Flatiron Summit (5057 ft.) and 2977' to Superstition Peak #5024 (4861 ft) with 360 views and epic sunsets. ... View of the Flatiron below from Ironview Peak 5024' (2018-01-15). If you have made it past the Wall, it is a relatively short and easy hike to the summit - though a bit of path finding is required to navigate the hoodoos, including some that have fallen so you must pass under them. We followed a bunch of people and got on the "harder" trail and boy oh boy was it hard and a little risky. It's only 2.5 miles from the trailhead to Flatiron, one of those cruelly majestic sentinels of the Superstition Mountains. Superstition Benchmark Superstition Mountains from the southwest (1969-03-30). This trail goes by Peak 5024 and Lost Dutchman State Park. Monsoon 7/29/16. Very rocky and the rocks are smooth and slippery which required me to sit and slide on my booty on the rocks on the way down. The official Club mileage for hiking to the Flatiron is 6 miles, with an elevation gain of 3000 feet. Prospectors Trail #57 - Superstition Mountains. ****stay to the left/middle going up!-**** Saturday, April 29, 2017. Incredible views!!! (The most popular is Flatiron.) The sense of accomplishment and views made it worth the pain! Superstition Mountain has an elevation of 5,024 feet.These steep, jagged volcanic mountains were formed over 29 million years ago and they cover an area of 160,000 acres.As the mountains have a desert climate and few water resources, there is … Tough hike, but beautiful views at the top. A peak’s prominence, also known as topographic prominence or relative height, is a measure of how distinct a peak is from other peaks. The trail is a great trail I would recommend hiking boots and gloves. Photo by John Vitz. Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rock National Park. The Superstition Peak 5024 trail starts at the Siphon Draw trail head at the Lost Dutchman State Park and follows the well traveled route up the Siphon Draw towards the Flatiron. Definetely a must do hike for anyone looking for a rewarding challenge. Superstition Peak 5024 via Siphon Draw Trail ist ein 5.4 Meilen langer, stark besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Apache Junction, Arizona. The Slickrock Basin to the Flatiron and on up to the 5024 Summit in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains is a badge proudly worn. It's located in Arizona, United States.This cache is located at the North peak (Siphon Draw) of the Superstition Mountains. However, this is still much, much harder. Easy to see why this is so popular. In general everything appears quite green from the rains, hopefully not leading up to another big wildfire. Click here for larger-size photo. Also tagged Flatiron. #2 Head over and up to the North Peak summit--Peak 5024 #3 Head east on the Superstition Ridgeline for a mile or so. Thankfully, only a couple of the state parks ended up closing and nearby towns helped pick up some of the expenses for the other ones. Shade when going in the Phoenix area, Siphon Draw Mountains!, elevation 5,057 feet the of... 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