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Hiker"s guide to the Superstition Mountains

Dick Nelson

Hiker"s guide to the Superstition Mountains

by Dick Nelson

  • 85 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Tecolote Press in Glenwood, N.M .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Superstition Mountains (Ariz.),
  • Arizona,
  • Superstition Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Arizona -- Superstition Mountains -- Guidebooks.,
    • Superstition Mountains (Ariz.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDick and Sharon Nelson.
      ContributionsNelson, Sharon, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A72 S866
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4756694M
      ISBN 100915030217
      LC Control Number78102961
      OCLC/WorldCa3934338

      Superstition Wilderness Area. This Wilderness was designated in , and was expanded to its present size in It now contains approximately , acres. There is a well-developed trail system, and the western end of the wilderness receives heavy use during the cooler times of the year. Trail conditions vary from fair to very poor. Guide To The Best Spring Hiking Destinations. Here at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, members have close access to a wide variety of regional parks and hiking trails fit for all skill levels. From scenic strolls like the iconic Wave Cave to rewarding adventures like the San Tan Trail, here are a few top hiking destinations perfect.

      Buy Hiker's Guide to the Superstition Wilderness: With History and Legends of Arizona's Lost Dutchman Gold Mine by Jack C Carlson online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Hiking the Superstition Mountains in Arizona for a few hours, a day or via a multi-day backpacking trip is a great way to experience the beauty of the landscape for locals and visitors alike. The mountains are located less than an hour’s drive away from both Phoenix and Scottsdale.

      Hikers Guide to the Superstition Wilderness: and the book's topographical maps make this book a must-have for any hiker. Step-by-step directions and some really great photography help both the. Superstition Mountain (Yavapai: Wi:kchsawa, O'odham: Gakoḍk) is located immediately east of the Phoenix metropolitan area in anchors the west end of the federally designated Superstition Wilderness gh its precise origin is debated by geologists, many believe that the mountain was formed from volcanic activity approximately 25 million years ago.


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Follow El Viejo's Trail on foot, or horseback, into the heart of the Mystery Mountains. "She is the most beautiful mountain in the whole world/5(11). Hikers, horse riders, and armchair travelers will find this a worthwhile guide and reference to the Superstition Mountains.

Superstition Wilderness Trails East with history of the ranchers and homesteaders who settled the area describes the trails in the eastern end of the Superstition Wilderness. The book includes the Rogers Canyon Trail. The Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix are the stuff Hikers guide to the Superstition Mountains book legend.

The biggest legend pertains to a lost gold mine. The tale has been embellished by more. From here it is a series of cairn finding exercises to guide you to some of the most impressive degree views in the Superstition Wilderness. Hiking along the ridge of Battleship Mountain. Photo by Ryan Panasy Treasure Loop Trail.

The Treasure Loop trail begins in the Lost Dutchman State Park area and requires an entry fee of $7 per vehicle. His guide book on the Superstition Wilderness was the first book of any kind on the wilderness that discussed the terrain and illustrated trails. Sheridan’s book was followed by Dick and Sharon Nelson’s book titled Hiker’s Guide to the Superstition Mountains, published by the Telecote Press, Glenwood, NM, in   Hikers Guide to the Superstition Wilderness: With History and Legends of Arizona's Lost Dutchman Gold Mine (Hiking & Biking) by Jack C.

Carlson, Elizabeth Stewart Free PDF d0wnl0ad, audio books, books to read, good books to read, cheap books, good books, online books, books online, book reviews epub, read books online, books to read online. In this article I picked my go-to hikes that I recommend to every new hiker, visitor, or fresh air seeker.

Enjoy. Hieroglyphic Trail. Length: 3 miles (round trip) Trailhead Elevation: 2, ft. Gain/Loss: + ft. Time: 2 hrs.

The Hieroglyphic Trail # is a short, fun little hike and a great introduction into the Superstition Mountain range. It is a great place to escape in the Superstition Wilderness. A great half day adventure, Pass Mountain Trail is the longest hike in the park at miles with approximately feet of elevation gain.

If you are looking for a hike away from the crowds, Pass Mountain is where you'll want to be. Full disclosure. I am not a hiker. I bought this book as a resource for a book I'm writing that is set around the Superstition mountains. However, were I a hiker I would find it a great resource.

There are multiple maps, detailed descriptions of trails, fun stories about the history and myths surrounding the area and advice and tips for if you go/5(2). Are you looking for some hiking inspiration, camp recipes, in-depth tips or enthralling adventure stories.

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These books about hiking provide everything from recommendations by hiking experts to the best gear and descriptions of epic. Hiker’s Guide to the Superstition Wilderness received the Glyph Award for Best Outdoors/Recreation/Nature Book from the Arizona Book Publishing Association.

Reviews and Comments “ a fine example of what I think we should see more of in book form in this state.

About 2 minutes into the hike you can’t even see the parking lot anymore. No matter which direction you look all you are surrounded by is cacti and never-ending mountains. It was so surreal, and you become completely filled with the sense of being in the wilderness.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. The Superstition Mountains boast quintessential high desert landscapes: Saguaro cacti rising from the earth, craggy wilderness and rugged peaks against a backdrop of bright blue sky.

Beginning at an elevation of 2,', we climb past the towering Miner’s Needle, an imposing spire of weathered lava.5/5(66). TRAIL DESCRIPTION If you love the Wave Cave, then a hike to the Broadway Cave should be next on your list.

Located in Apache Junction, this beautiful and scenic hike takes you through a lively trail to a small cave alongside the Superstition Mountains. TRAIL STATS Distance: 4 Miles RT Type o. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Hikers Guide to the Superstition Wilderness: With Hi () by Jack C.

Carlson; Eliz. Guide to the Superstition wilderness. The Superstition Mountains have certainly had their share of casualties.

“There do seem to be more disappearances here, than on other mountains.The Superstition Mountains (Yavapai: Wi:kchsawa), popularly called "The Superstitions," [citation needed] is a range of mountains in Arizona located to the east of the Phoenix metropolitan are anchored by Superstition Mountain, a large mountain that is a popular recreation destination for residents of the Phoenix, Arizona, area.