Superstition Wilderness/Whiskey West-Red Tanks Loop Overnight - Backpacker

Superstition Wilderness/Whiskey West-Red Tanks Loop Overnight

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Group: The Arizona Backpacking Club

When: Saturday, October 28 to Sunday, October 29

Where: Superstition Mountains

Cost: Free


This classic Superstition Mountains trip is loved by beginners and experienced alike. It's just a damn fun trip.

We'll start at Peralta Trail-head on Saturday Morning. Heading in east on Lost Dutchman's Trail #104, taking a break at the north side of Miner's Needle (maybe a quick ascent for photos and a spectacular view). Then take Whiskey Springs Trail #238 north until it intersects with Red Tanks Trail #107, follow that West until we get to the La Barge Spring where we'll camp for the night. First Day is 8.25 miles

Sunday has us leaving whenever and taking Lost Dutchman Trail #104 south until it changes to Bluff Springs Trail #235, which will bring us back to the Peralta Trail-head. Day two will be ~5.6 miles

Totals Miles 13.5 miles

Accumulated Elevation Gain: 2150 ft.

Only registered service animals allowed

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