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    1 month ago
    It was a very demanding hike through dry river beds; up canyon wall; and returning back down. We had to walk through water about 2 feet deep at one point in order to continue on. This hike is not for the faint of heart but those who do it will see some beautiful Sonoran Desert terrain
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    6 months, 2 weeks ago
    Spring of a wet year was a great time to make this hike. Water everywhere - flowing creeks and springs. We brought a filter and so had plenty to drink. Some things to watch out for: Water crossings - the rocks weren’t super slick but any time you cross it can be dangerous. Going to the cabin means 20+ water crossings, all easy wades. Poison ivy - plenty of this seen along creek banks. Snakes - saw 2 Arizona Black Rattlesnakes on different parts of the trail.
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    7 months, 1 week ago
    Hieroglyphics Trail 4/5/19 A great short hike for the early morning or evening. The view down the canyon with setting sun is excellent. Trail is rocky but not too steep. Rate trail easy/moderate due short distance.
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    7 months, 3 weeks ago
    Absolutely beautiful hike. The West section of the trail is especially incredible. Finished the whole thing in about 4 hours. A great day hike if you’re up for it.
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    8 months, 1 week ago
    Water was flowing at almost every creek crossing and flowers were blooming. I led a group from Valle Del Oro Hiking Club to cut back intrusive vegetation especially cat claw and thorn bushes as well as cactus. You should find the trail in great shape.
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    8 months, 2 weeks ago
    This was my first hike in AZ and it was very challenging.
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    8 months, 2 weeks ago
    This was my first hike in AZ and it was very challenging.
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    8 months, 3 weeks ago
    Our group of 5 hiked this route clockwise from First Water. Our first of 25 creek crossings began at the intersection of Boulder Canyon and Second Water just below Battleship Mountain. With all the rain we’ve had the creek was running high and fast, with many deep pools. After climbing up Cavalry Pass and down into March Valley we had many more crossings of LaBarge, some more difficult than others where there were no boulders to hop across on. Once we climbed up Bull Pass and back across Boulder Creek East and West again, the crossings of First Water were easy, but still had flowing water. This is a long, but scenic hike passing through diverse flora with great views of Malapais Mountain. I would not recommend it in wet conditions unless creek crossings are an enjoyable challenge. Not many plants were blooming, the trail was muddy and mostly clear of growth.
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    8 months, 4 weeks ago
    Great, quick out and back. Fairly busy after a rainfall. The waterfall was flowing which was cool. Great hike to bring your dog with. Terrain better than most for their paws.
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    10 months, 2 weeks ago
    I've hiked thousands of miles in Arizona over the years but at only 7ish miles (round trip), this is the most difficult hike I've ever done in Arizona. The last mile or so to the top, has some hand over hand climbing involved that will make many hikers uneasy. Remember, going down is much more difficult then going up. I would not advise this hike in the rain! Having said that, the view from the Flatiron was amazing!
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    10 months, 3 weeks ago
    Good quick hike. Little bit of everything. Views are great. Trails very rocky but well traveled.Took the pup with and he loved it. Should look into dog booties during the summer to prevent pad burn. Keep going for the tougher flat iron.
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