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Another one bites the dust

Last hike in our 3rd 6 peak challenge. So excited to have completed it. May have been just the 2 of us this year but…

Sore knees!

Chilly and strenuous! Β Not overly crowded for a Sunday, we were on the trail by 7:15 and it took us all of six hours to…

Sore knees!

Chilly and strenuous! Β We were on the trail by 7:15, not overly crowded for a Sunday. Hard to follow at times and definitely tricky coming…

The Flatiron

Flatiron is a BEAST! This hike will work every part of your body and challenge you mentally (in a good way πŸ˜‰). It’s a minor…

Flatiron – Second Time is a Charm

trail here?!” comes to mind. LOL! Epic! Incredible! One of the hardest climbs I’ve done. 85% a mental game. The higher you go the tougher…

Crazy Climb

Great weather. This is a very tough climb but beautiful at the top

Flatiron dont be fooled

Wow.. Glad I didn’t know how difficult the scramble would be one mile from the top… And back down!Β  Stay to the left and take…

F’in Flatiron

Holy cats this was the most technical climb/scramble/bouldering/hike ever. Β Gorgeous scenery but wowza it was a long 2.5 hours to the top. The last two…

Flat Iron via Siphon Draw

Tough hike! Definitely a full body workout. Ran into Flat Iron Jim and had a great time with my hiking tribe. 2 down ….4 more…

Flatiron

Nice weather, early start, lots of people on trail

Nothing but Flat(Iron)!

We started our hike at 7:30am, 46Β°, a little chilly but could have been worse! I have hiked this trail many times before, however, I…

Anything BUT Flat!

I had forgotten how much I LOVE this hike! Saving the best for last of my Six Peaks Challenge. It was a bit crowded this…

Nothing flat about Flatiron

We started fairly early, which was nice, as it got warm, the trail was in the shadow all the way to the top, and part…

Flat Iron #2

It was an easier go this time around. We are stronger and didn’t have to stop and rest as much. Really nice temps for this…

Flatiron to the Ridgeline

Awesome day on the Ridgeline. We went up Flatiron starting at 6:15am and it took us just over 2 hours to get up. We proceeded…

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Alternative titles include “π‘ƒβ„Žπ‘œπ‘’π‘›π‘–π‘₯ 𝑛𝑒𝑒𝑑𝑠 π‘‘π‘Ÿπ‘Žπ‘–π‘™ 𝑠𝑖𝑔𝑛𝑠,” “πΉπ‘Ÿπ‘’π‘’π‘π‘™π‘–π‘šπ‘π‘–π‘›π‘” π‘€β„Žπ‘–π‘™π‘’ β„Žπ‘–π‘˜π‘–π‘›π‘”,” “πΆβ„Žπ‘œπ‘œπ‘ π‘’ π‘¦π‘œπ‘’π‘Ÿ π‘œπ‘€π‘› π‘Žπ‘‘π‘£π‘’π‘›π‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘’ (π‘‘π‘Ÿπ‘Žπ‘–π‘™)!” 6.5 miles up and back (from the parking lot, including…

Flatiron

This is a very challenging hike and a great accomplishment to finish.Β  The hike up to siphon draw is deceiving, it’s as high as Camelback…

partner climb

Hike was tough. My blue heeler went with me and she did amazing although her paws were tender the next day. Witnessed an an airvac…

Kathleen’s Flat Iron Hike

Great day for a hike but too many hikers. Unfortunately, one in our group took a fall and had to be helicoptered off the trail.…

Flatiron Saturday 7.5hr

Great hike! probably my favorite near the Phoenix metropolitan area. Some parts are very rough and you may need to climb the rocks to move…

FlatIron

Great views but it’s also a treacherous trail

Six Pack 2021 Done!

This is a dangerous trail and we lost one member who sadly was Emergency air lifted out of the canyon after falling 300ft. Seriously Arizona…

Flatiron Mountain

2/12/2021. Tough βœ” Challenging βœ” Rock scrambling/climbing βœ” Fear of heights turned off βœ” Butt-woman aka butt sliding βœ” Post hike pain & soreness βœ”…

Flatiron Mountain

This is our second road trip to Arizona and we wanted to finish the last 3 peaks of the AZ challenge and Flatiron was the…

One bad@@@ summit

Beautiful day, weather was great, overcast and Β cool. Started out at 7 am with a group of 4, at basin two decided to call it…

Flat Iron

Our annual Super Bowl Sunday hike in the Superstition Mtns to Flatiron and an bonus Peak 5024. Over 7 miles and 7 hours of memories…

Tea at the top of the Sups

The trail was amazing, the weather was perfect ! There’s a cute little squirrels at the top! πŸ˜†πŸ˜

Flatiron

This is the hardest hike I’ve ever done including Grand Canyon Rim to River to Rim and Humphrey’s. Much more rock climbing than hiking. One…

Ferocious Flatiron

A beautiful day to explore the Superstitions while scrambling up through the basin to a Boulder strewn path. Took a little side jaunt to Peak…

Farewell Flatiron

When did Flatiron get so busy? There were so many people on the trail and we started at first light.

Team Juniper for the Win

Had a great adventure hiking Flat Iron with my amazing neighbors. About a mile and a half in, the trail got tough. There was a…

Summiting Flatiron

Flatiron is by far one of the most challenging hikes in the Superstitions. We began our hike from the Siphon Draw trailhead in Lost Dutchman…

Flatiron

I really enjoyed this hike. We parked away from the main parking lot which added a total of three extra miles to the hike, but…

FlatIron Challenge!

great 5 hour hike! We did the two peaks at flat iron. So worth it and weather was perfect!

Trapped in FlatIron

We got to Lost Dutchman State Park early. The trail starts easy through the campground and after, it starts to climb up. There are no…

Flatiron

What an exhilarating climb. First of that kind I’d ever achieved. So rewarding.

Flat iron kicked my butt

Today’s hike was brutal!! We spent 6 1/2 hours ironing!! Trail was pretty crowded but everyone was friendly and courteous. I have to say I…

Flat Iron

This was one of the hardest hikes I have done besides the 14,000 footer of Whitney I did in California. This rock scramble hike with…

Flatiron

This was a beautiful summit, but a rought climb up. The weather was cold and windy at the base, but the trail got warmer as…

Flatiron

A lot of loose rock and dirt

Flat Iron

Did Ridgeline.Β  Bagged 5057, 5024 and Flatiron.

Flatiron Scrambling

This is the most challenging of the 6-Pack of Peaks due to the steep unrelenting climb of hand-over-boulder scrambling.Β  You can see the saddle where…

Flatiron

The hike was challenging and some parts were very smooth and I fell a couple of times but it was my first time hiking this…

TOMBSTONE

Super cold early hours 630_7 am in the morning . Warmed up as we walked. I have done it before so felt mentally and physically…

Flatiron

Trail was good. Some parts were a little smooth and I fell but I think since it was my first time I didn’t really know…

Flatiron Peak

Flatiron is not for the faint of heart – it’s a climb that requires the ability to recognize a sometimes hard to see trail and…

Not So Flatiron

This hike is not for the faint of heart. Definitely a different hiking trail than I’ve ever experienced. βœ” Beautiful βœ”βœ” Technical βœ”βœ”βœ” Views for…

ToughIron

Windy day for a hike at Superstition Mountains. We did not last long at the peak since it was cold with the wind. Good over-all…

Flatiron to Hill 5024

One of Arizona’s most challenging but rewarding hikes. First 2 miles you gain 1000 feet elevation on a somewhat rocky but manageable trail. The remaining…

Flat Iron

Always a grind, but what a great hike!

Flat Iron 1221

Allot of people on trail, including a local search and rescue team going through a qualification trail on members and new members of the team.…

But did you die?!?

Hopefully I did the hardest peak first! Wow. That was intense. This hike is a bit like life, one step at a time and don’t…

Fun in the Sun β˜€οΈ

The weather was perfect! Not as crowded as I expected. Little to no wind. Breathtaking views. One of my favorite hikes in the Supes. Highly…

High Peaks

Trail conditions were fair, weather was sunshine Β and little windy. It was a beautiful hike .

First timers at Flatiron

Such a fun trail! Not nearly as hard as people hype it up to be. Or maybe I just read enough about it to think…

Curling Iron

Legs were a little sore from hiking Fremont in the morning and Wasson and Picacho the day before, and my more sedentary lifestyle of pandemic…

Ouch!

Hike was tough and I mean tough lol. Got a little off trail, which is pretty easy if you’re not following a map or a…

Long and hard!

Hiked early on Monday, saw a few people on the trail. Good weather for a long hike. A lot of loose rocks on the trail,…

FlatIron… not so “flat”

Wow!! Worth the effort! … but watch out for falling rocks… I took one above the forehead… just a flesh wound… but…

Flatiron

Great trail, lots of bouldering.

Flatiron

Wrapped up the week with completing 5 of the 6 hikes! #6 will be completed before year end. Flatiron is always a doozy of a…

Flatiron 202-04-27

Started hiking early, since it was supposed to be 100+. Staying on the trail was a challenge in spots. Moderate traffic on the trail.

Faltering Flat Iron

WOW! So glad we saved the best (and hardest) for the last of our 6 peak challenge! We started early to avoid the heat (but…

Flatiron Flatiron Flatiron

Oh Flatiron!! You were beautiful, difficult and sometimes scary!! But beyond worth it!! This was my first time here and it was much more than…

HIking with the girls

There was 4 of us girls.Β  got there at 0600, we had no idea how strenuous this hike would be.Β  This was definitely our most…

Flatiron Firsts

Started hike in cool Morning and ended with a hot afternoon.Β  View on top was breathtaking. Trail conditions were rocky most of the trails. This…

Flatiron Before the Heat Sets In

Hit the trailhead right at 6am in order to try to beat the heat today. There were far more people on the trail after the…

Flattened by Flatiron

This was a bear of a hike! Β Definitely the hardest I’ve ever done. Flatiron kicked my butt for sure!

Flatiron

Trail is hard to navigate and alot of climbing. It was fun, exhausting and very difficult. The bugs were a huge annoyance. The trail is…

Up up and away!

Warm day on the last stretch of the challenge – the flatiron! Long day but one heck of a reward!

Family Funday Sunday on Flatiron

Did this hike with a couple of friends and a total of 5 teenagers (13-15).Β  Kids did awesome.Β  This was my 3rd time up Flatiron,…

Goodnight Moon from Flatiron Mountain

This mountain is such a teaser! From the bottom you think, that’s cool let’s go up there. Hey, why not camp up there. But then…

Flatiron for the Win!

The weather was great! We got an early start to beat the heat. This is one tough trail! It’s a great “all body” workout becuase…

Last one, best one

The trail was in good condition. The weather was perfect. The rock climbing was a little difficult, but we made it to the top!

Flatiron

Flatiron is one of my favorite hikes in the Valley. The first half was a breeze, the second half I struggled (as always lol). I…

Best for Last?

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we chose to start our hike right at sunrise, around 6:30am. Only a few others…

Siphoned my inner beast-mode

Definitely underestimated this trail. Β Very steep, rugged, crawling with your hands and knees kind of trail. Β The first mile was very deceiving as it was…

Taking on Flatiron

Was the second time hiking Flatiron. I always get lost on this trail. All the side trails lead to the top, but the easiest path…

We went the social distance!

The Siphon Draw trail is still open for ‘responsible recreation’.Β  People were respective of space, and there was less camera swapping at the peak.Β  Lots…

Quarantined… I think not! Flatiron!

Amazing Day… awesome but strenuous hike for sure!Β  Hunter and I started about 7:30am and it took us 6 hours roundtrip (he could have done…

Flatiron

Incredible!Β  My favorite hike yet… lots of bouldering.Β  Challenging.Β  Really great scenery.

Flatiron

Great hike – favorite one yet.Β  Challenging but rewarding.Β  Not many people.Β  Awesome scenery.

Butt kicker and knee breaker

Such an awesome hike! The up just lept going! But it was so worth it. They way down was a bit unkind to this old…

Flatiron

Great hike, great weather = too many people. Glad i did it though

Hiked Up

I hiked up this and liked it.

Flatiron

Flatiron is a great trail!Β  Beautiful day but way too many people.Β  Social distancing was a challenge.

Flatiron

The view was definitely worth the work.

Nothing flat about flatiron

Flatiron is a very good workout, challenge and the views from the top were just over the top amazing ! Trail until the basin about…

Follow the orange peels!

This was the toughest hike in the challenge. My friend and I read about the trail prior to hiking because we heard it didn’t take…

Flatiron

This was by far the most difficult hike yet. We started early around 6:30am and were 1 of 3 cars in the parking lot. By…

Six Pack of Peaks 5th Hike

The temperature (53) and humidity (69%) was perfect for hiking. Β We we on the trail at 8:13am and it took us 5 hours 26 minutes.…

Amazing view

This was the hardest hike I have ever done. The Siphon Draw trail was moderate to the water fall area. Then you start rock climbing…

4-5 hours my ass

Very long, hard hike. 8 hours round trip. Siphon draw was very cool and I recommend stopping there. Everything after that is a grinder that…

Flatiron

Love this beast of a hike. Challenging, with a rewarding view.

Flatiron

Trail was in good shape but I encountered a lot of loose rocks and gravel. Perfect day for a hike.

Flatiron via Siphon Draw

So so so many people on the trail today because of #coronavirus.Β  I have never seen so many people coming and going from the park.Β …

Flatiron

Surreal beauty. First time up but not the last. Challenge complete!

Flatiron

Weather was perfect. Hike was awesome and views were amazing. Most challenging of the six for sure. ❀️⛰

6th Flatiron

Our last hike of the challenge!! πŸ™ The weather was perfect for this hike. The trail was pretty busy this day and the trail was…

Siphon Draw

This is one of my favorite hikes in the valley and it did not disappoint. I went shortly after a rain storm and there was…

Ridgeline Adventure!

My sister and I tackled this one together and decided to hike the Superstition Ridgeline since we had already hiked Flatiron before this challenge. We…

Number 8 of 36!

πŸ“Έ03/08/20 The Almighty Flatiron of Arizona!! 2nd time up this Haunted Mountain⛰️ The views are just amazing!! New trail new views! I love Arizona &…

Flatiron via Ridgeline from Hieroglyphic

Two of us went up Hieroglyphic Trail to the Ridgeline Trail, followed that out to Flatiron, then descended via Siphon Draw. Not a “full” Superstition…

Number 8 of 36!

πŸ“Έ03/08/20 The Almighty Flatiron of Arizona!! 2nd time up this Haunted Mountain⛰️ The views are just amazing!! New trail new views! I love Arizona &…

Number 8 of 36!

πŸ“Έ03/08/20 The Almighty Flatiron of Arizona!! 2nd time up this Haunted Mountain⛰️ New trail new views! #8 of 36 @sixpackofpeaks @sixpackofpeaksarizona @sixpackofpeaksnorcal Hike #22 of…

Saddle Up

I started this one before dawn as I knew I would need to climb 3 peaks on Saturday if my 2-day plan was going to…

Flatiron the curve

This was the second hike of 3 on Saturday. The Flatiron. It was straight up but I made 6 new friends along the way and…

Flat Iron for the finish!

It was a busy trail today but we started early and beat the rush! Challenging but great hike!!

Bucket list hike

What a way to finish this challange! We went with our biggest group and got to enjoy it with my husband as well!

Flat Iron is not Flat

– $7 entry fee – heavy traffic – inexperienced hikers on trail – no bathrooms on trail -4.5 hours total