You can use the Trail Run Project mobile app to make sure you stay on the right trail. Take a left on Peralta Road heading north.… Description: My hike to Fremont Saddle on Peralta trail. HIKE INFO: GPX Map (click to enlarge) Start at Peralta trailhead, Walk to Carne Springs trailhead, Head up West Boulder trail, to Decate Mesa trail, to Freemont Saddle tying into Peralta Trail, to Weavers Needle Crosscut, to Terrapin Trail, to Bluff Springs Mountain Trail, to Hidden Valley Loop trail, to Dutchmans Trail and finally back to the Peralta trailhead. Companions: Alex Wallace. Travel to the Peralta Trailhead at the southwestern edge of the Superstition Mountains. There are restrooms but no water at the trailhead. Elevation Gain: 3400′ Crux: ~5.5. Weavers Needle Comments. The majestic Weavers Needle spire tops out at 4553' and dominates the skyline for miles around. Bluff Spring Mountain is visible on the drive to the right of Weavers Needle. Exit Highway 60 just past mile marker 204 onto Peralta Road, and follow this up to the trailhead. Globe Ranger District 7680 S. Six Shooter Canyon Rd. Distance: 5 miles; Elevation: 1,571 feet ; Difficulty: Moderate; This is possibly the most popular hike in the Superstitions, and for good reason. Day 3 Overnight at the Valley Ho Hotel, Scottsdale Breakfast, lunch and dinner included After breakfast, set off for your second hiking adventure in the Superstition Wilderness. Trailhead: Peralta Trailhead- trash, pit toilets. Turn left on Peralta Road (Forest Road 77) and drive 8 miles to the trailhead. After leaving Mesa, you'll enter Apache Junction and Gold Canyon city limits. Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU! On one ledge a giant rock formation looks like an oversized trail cairn pointing the way. - See 50 traveler reviews, 72 candid photos, and great deals for Gold Canyon, AZ, at Tripadvisor. Steven Cross - Feb 14, 2002 4:09 pm - Voted 8/10 Untitled Comment. We found the trail to be well on the strenuous side of moderate. Weavers Needle from Fremont Saddle, Superstition Wilderness. The Superstitions are the most legendary mountains in the American Southwest. Directions: From Phoenix, drive east on the Superstition Freeway (U.S. 60) past Apache Junction. You might want to seperate your getting there section putting the fees in Red Tape and the route needs a page of its own. Eventually, you'll come to the Bluff Springs Trail #235 junction. February 8th, 2020 Length: 6.7 Route Type: Out & Back Elevation Gain: 1,647 ft Dog Friendly: Yes Fee: No Restrooms at trailhead: Yes HOW TO GET THERE: From the valley you need to get on the US-60 going East. The Weaver’s Needle is a classic Arizona landmark located in the Superstition Wilderness, east of Phoenix. The trailhead is off US Hwy 60 on Peralta Rd. Peralta Canyon: Weavers Needle! Approach the Needle by hiking north on the Peralta Trail from the Peralta Trailhead up and over Fremont Saddle. Total Nerdery. This is a popular trailhead in the Superstitions. Es geht Richtung Eye of the Horse weiter nach Norden. Maybe some more info on the overview as well. You can't miss it. Viewing: 1-8 of 8. Early morning beautiful hike to Fremont saddle for an amazing view of Weavers Needle. Hike follows the Peralta Trail, Dutchman Trail, Bluff Pass Trail, Terrapin Trail and Bluff Spring Trail. Weaver's Needle - GPS route WEAVERS NEEDLE. Warning from Matt Hengst in 2012: We had US Marshals pull us over and threaten to arrest us Easter morning while coming out Peralta Road. Near Weaver's Needle, there is evidence of a large, collapsed caldera in a vast volcanic field with a magma plug rising to 4553 feet from the canyon floor. It is a popular site for climbers, hikers and rock hounds from everywhere in the world. There aren't many places like this that you can do as a day hike close to major metro area. Weavers Needle and Lone Pine – another popular landmark of the Superstition Mountains. Why you should go: Arguably the best view of Weavers Needle. Trailhead: Peralta: Road Conditions: Road suitable for all vehicles: Bug Status: No bugs: Snow Conditions: Snow free: Trail Conditions : Trail in good condition: Finished my Arizona winter six peak of challenge today ! Peralta Trail - 12.4 Miles Round-Trip The Peralta Trail runs 6.2 miles along the southwest side of the Superstition Wilderness.It passes through two diversely vegetated canyons capped by Weavers Needle, an iconic 4553' spire that towers over the landscape.. It's that kind of unforgettable spot! Trail Weather: Click here for real-time weather. It took us 2.5 hours up and 2 down. Vor Ihnen liegt nun der East Boulder Canyon, in den Sie absteigen. Globe, Arizona 85501 (928) 402-6200 Secondary Number: (928) 402-6280 If you climb a steep saddle to a view of Weavers Needle, you likely ended up on this side trail by accident and will want to retrace your steps to pick up Terrapin Trail again. 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