It's neat to look down on Weaver's Needle. This secluded peak really gives you a feel of what the Superstitions are all about. 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. More to consider: Devil’s Chasm, Picket Post, Superstition Peak 5057 via Carney. Scorpions can be found under rocks, in rotting logs and debris piles. Monsoon 7/29/16. 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. 12-13: adv_trev. Bring lots of water, a few good snacks to refuel, and good shoes! The Superstition Mountains. What a view! It’s cold at the top. #2 Head over and up to the North Peak summit--Peak 5024 #3 Head east on the Superstition Ridgeline for a mile or so. Easy to see why this is so popular. 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. 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. Praying Bears Falls hike. awesome views all around at the peak. Visited the 2011 plane crash site. Superstition Peak 5024 - Siphon Draw. Peak 5024 challenged us with steep unrelenting grades, rock scrambling and technical climbs. 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). Took a tour around the perimeter of Flat Iron finding a nice sun exposed rock to take a prolonged break. Also tagged Flatiron. Snow on the Superstition Mountains. Moon. (My recording time is inaccurate because I sat with friends at the bottom for a while and forgot to stop the recording. A lot. However, this is still much, much harder. Here's how one publication describes Siphon Draw & the Flatiron, in Lost Dutchman State Park (east of Phoenix):. 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. 4,869, Pt. 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. 5,024, the Flatiron, Siphon Draw and down into Lost Dutchman State Park. 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. Kachina Trail. The Flatiron, a massive rock formation located on the westernmost end of Superstition Mountain, results from volcanic activity some thirty million years ago. Start early if going in the hot season. 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. 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. 5057' peak is a slightly less-worn spur off the Superstition Ridgeline Trail. After passing the Wall, continue heading up straight and to the left toward the summit instead of turning right towards Flatiron. Glad that the majority find Flat Iron satisfying enough. It’s defined as the vertical distance between a peak and the lowest contour line surrounding that peak and no higher peak. You feel accomplished once your complete it!! ... View of the Flatiron below from Ironview Peak 5024' (2018-01-15). This is a challenging hike, and … Great list. —Hiking shoes/boots are a must North Peak on Superstition Mountain is the second most popular side trip for those climbing Siphon Draw. I think I'll head over a very short distance to see if I can get a better view. Peak 5024 ft. 17 summits. 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. There is a lot of climbing. There is a lot of scrambling after the first 2 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 … ****stay to the left/middle going up!-**** Also incredible to say you’ve been at the top of the mountain. Taos Pueblo, El Rio Grande Gorge and Santuario De Chimayo. 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. 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. It is totally doable but some tips: 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 most popular is Flatiron.) Misc Photos. Michael heads ESE at ~9 AM. [photo by Chris] Ironview Peak No Name Peak (2015-02-13). View south to Superstition Peak. Appreciate whoever trimmed the agave on the route from the saddle to 5024. The views at the top are incredible. 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. 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. This is a super fun adventure hike!!! I went morning/midday and ended up in the shade for most of the hike. I suggest gloves. Incredible views!!! The official Club mileage for hiking to the Flatiron is 6 miles, with an elevation gain of 3000 feet. This is one of the hardest but most rewarding trails in the Phoenix area. Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rock National Park. Superstition Mountain is the highest point along the Superstition Ridge line, which overlooks both Phoenix and the rest of the Superstitions. 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. 16 summits. My first time & I think it took about 6.5 hours total. It’s a good hike to do to prepare yourself for this one. The sense of accomplishment and views made it worth the pain! HARD. 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. Hike: Siphon Draw -> Peak #5024, Superstition … The trail is a great trail I would recommend hiking boots and gloves. Wind Cave hike. This is a difficult out and back trail to The Flatiron in Tonto National Forest. Click here for larger-size photo. The sun has just risen and is hitting the bluffs 1000' below the peak. This is a challenging hike, and a significant amount of scrambling and some climbing including the 10' Wall guarding the Flatiron is required. 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. Peak 5024 is no harder to reach than anything below the saddle. Use the left side of the wall to go up. Bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, and plan on being on the mountain for at least 5-6 hours. 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. This is one of those trails that's like a video arcade game -- it keeps getting tougher and tougher until it finally beats you. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert werden. Amazing trail, lots of different challenges on the way up, with some of the best views you can find nearby. Superstition Benchmark Superstition Mountains from the southwest (1969-03-30). 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