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Simply Incredible

Simply amazing hiking to Flatiron Peak. The trail is difficult to level with a strong climb. Very important are good hiking shoes and sturdy knees.…

The MOTHER

Perfect day to tackle the beast… toughest one of the 6 by a mile. Think Camelback on steroids times 3. Quad burner. First mile is…

The Iron that isn’t flat

It was a sunday well spent in the beautiful sometimes scary superstitions .Β The morning started off cool and then it got hot and the sun…

Flatiron

Rough trail but very proud to have accomplished it! Boulders are rough both ascending and descending. Weather was great on starting but became quite hot…

Camelback on steroids

**accidentally logged my flatiron as wasson peak for my last hike so I’m re logging flat iron.

Flat Iron Peak

Hike was great. Definitely more challenging this time as we came down and it was Hot Hot! πŸ₯΅ Amazing views. Tempted to do the ridgeline…

The Iron Finally

All I can say is, I’m sore and sunburned… finally! All the other hikes prepared me for this climb for sure! It wasn’t as bad…

Iron muscle on the Flat Iron

This hike was INSANE! Not at all what I expected. It was less of an actual hike and more rock climbing. I found that it…

Flat Iron Siphoned Energy

Weather was great although the sun was a bit warm towards the end of the hike.Β  The trail was difficult to follow at times, but…

Flatiron Never Disappoints

There were more people on the trail at 6am than I have seen when I have hiked Flatiron in the past. Still it was peaceful…

Not so Flat Iron

Beautiful day out. Not too many people. Started at 8 done by 1 after having lunch at the top. Total hiking time under 4 hours.

Flat Iron Endurance Climb

This was my third time to the top. The last time was in 2014. I can tell I am a lot older.Β  More than physically…

Flatiron one and done

Hard hike. Trail was confusing and kind of non existent. The weather was perfect. Got out early and the hike in was all shaded. Really…

AKA Bad Mojo Mountain

I had been mentally gearing up to summit Flatiron ever since a friend of mine had to get air lighted from it after she took…

The Rock wall

we got lucky with overcast skies on this one. It was still warm but not bad. This hike was gorgeous the whole way in. But…

FLAT IRON

Started early, there was a ton of people on the trail. It was shady all the way up took our group 3hrs to make it…

Flatiron

Very challenging. Β Trail not marked very well thank goodness plenty of friendly hikers giving us tips along the way.

Flatiton – One and Done

This hike was extremely challenging for me. We made it to the summit only because we knew if we quit early we would never make…

Flatiron

A pre-dawn start to avoid the heat. Had the summit to myself for a good 15 minutes. Was an great challenge, clearly the hardest of…

Flatiron

The hardest of all 6 peaks, but once you’ve done it’s all downhill. Β Lots of bouldering!

Flat Iron

This one was tough. Do not enjoy the rock scramble. The views from the top were amazing but the way down was just as hard…

Flat Iron for the win!

This is not really a hike so much as a 1 mile warmup for two miles of rock climbing scramble. Fairly crowded later in the…

Flatiron Scramble!

Flatiron was the one I didn’t think I would summit, but what do u know? I made it…if it’s ur 1st time, and u get…

Barely Surviving

This hike was so challenging and fun! Definitely the hardest hike/climb I’ve ever done so I was super proud when it was finished. Some portions…

Flatiron

First time all the way up Flatiron. We left on a morning after it rained. The peak was covered with clouds, which probably helped us…

Hike from hell!

I think we all know this is a tough hike! Β I was so disappointed to get to The Wall and not be able to get…

Flat Iron – Butt Kicker

This was the last of the peaks to conquer for the challenge. My husband and I have hiked a lot in the Superstitions as we…

Conquering Flat Iron

I did it! I can’t believe I did it! What an experience! I am sore beyond belief after 2 days … but it’s a good…

Every Man for Themselves…

Although I started this hike with a group of women I completed it SOLO… and conquering the Flat Iron was NO easy feat 5.5 miles…

Never trust a Iron

This hike is a hard one!!! definitely underestimated this hike. We got to this one right after finishing Fremont saddle, started at 6. Witnessed a…

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…

Made FlatIron our B…ESTIE

Third time hiking Flatiron and it’s better every time! We started early (615) so it was cold, especially towards the top! Great hike & experience.

Nothing Flat about Flatiron

We saved the toughest for last! Flatiron was steep, long and sometimes difficult to follow the trail. (after the slide rock area we went too…

Flatiron

I received my second COVID-19 shot at work on Friday, February 26th, and intended to leave work at 3:30 PM to meet Dominica Christian at…

First Flatiron Hike

It was a busy hike, but definitely worth it. Beautiful day, saw a lot of hungry chipmunks.

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…

When Iron meets Grit

This hike in the superstition wilderness is super challenging and fun! The hike begins with a slow steady incline to the base of the mountain…

Crazy Climb

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

My Dad’s True Love Hike

This was our fourth time up Flatiron and our starting point is the shortest route up. We continued along the Ridgeline and went down Hieroglyphic…

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 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…

Take me to the top!

Great day. This is a challenging hike for sure. The last bit is pretty tough to get up but totally worth the view and feeling…

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…

Flatiron

Started early, not too many people on the trail.Β  Beautiful day.

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

Nice weather, early start, lots of people on trail

President’s Day at the Flatiron

On Monday, President’s Day, after the Saturday hike at Piestewa and the Valentine’s Day summit at Wasson Peak, I decided to do Flatiron before heading…

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…

𝐅π₯𝐚𝐭𝐒𝐫𝐨𝐧 – “𝐍𝐨𝐭 𝐚 π‡π’π€πž” π‡π’π€πž!

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Gloria

Super challenging, great view

Aaron

Challenging and beautiful rocks

Flatiron

Challenging hike. Lots of people on a Saturday in February. Almost more of a rock climb then a hike

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

Very difficult but rewarding to have completed.

Flat Out Fun

What an amazing and challenging hike! The hardest of my hiking career and I loved every minute of the climb! Going down, not so fun…very…

Survival Hike

Well, what can I say. I kind of met my match on this hike.

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…

Flat Iron

Great hike on a tough trail. Β One of our party suffered an accident. Β Been praying for him.    

Flatiron Peak

Very difficult hike. The weather was excellent on our way up but very cold and windy on the top.

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…

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˜

Flat Iron Fun!

This is the beast of all hikes!Β  I love this type of hiking, climbing over boulders, using your arms for leverage.Β  It was a great…

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…

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…

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 Adventures

Flatiron was a challenge for me. There were times that I thought this is impossible, but between Shana and I motivating each other we got…

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…

Flatonmyassiron

this hike was my first of the new year, and, almost, my last, ever! It took 3.5 hours to the top, and after waiting 2…

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…

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

A lot of loose rock and dirt

Communicator

This is the one I was scared the most of. It took me 8 hours round trip (I am slow and proud of it!) We…

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…

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

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…

Flat Iron

That was crowded when I did my last hike for winter. Glad to hike seeing people outdoor and trying to be active.

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…

Flatiron (4/6)

Yesterday’s hike at Flatiron was even more of a test for me than last week’s. Still sore and probably will be for a few more…

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…