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Peralta Trail Hike

The 6 mile dirt road was well maintained… a bit surprised by it. Hike was very, very nice. I went early – virtually no people……

Fremont Saddle

I typed a trip report twice it didn’t post. So I’m done trying.  It was s nice hike.

Fremont Saddle

This was my second time hiking this trail and it was easier this time. So this time my husband and I decided to hike Bluff…

Fremont saddle freeway

Trail was in great condition. There were tons of people!  Weather was amazing and made it right before a storm hit. Not too tough and…

Fremont Saddle via Peralta Canyon

Beautiful day for a hike. Started a little after 7am with a gorgeous sunrise and temps in the 60s. First thirty minutes or so in…

Fremont Saddle

First time and loved this hike. Went early to avoid traffic. It paid off.

A Different Route to the Saddle!

Started at the Peralta Trailhead then to the Bluff Spring and Cave Trails.  Route finding can be a challenge as you are walking over large…

Fremont Saddle

Beautiful, bright sunny day for a nice hike. The trail was wide open on the way in since we got there early, but was busy…

Riding in the saddle

This is my favorite hike so far in Arizona! The higher we climbed the more mountain ranges we could see and all were stunning. And…

Freemont superstitions

Amazing morning, mountains are stunning in this part of the superstitions. Well marked trail, some narrow sections. Lot of loose rocks ski poles may be…

Never tired of the view

It had been a year since we hiked this trail in last years challange. The trail was as beautiful as I remembered and we were…

Peralta

Beautiful hike and views

Amazing views!

Worth the 1440 elevation climb to see the beautiful view off both sides of the saddle!

Fremont

Beautiful hike with steady incline. We lucked out and got to see some water flowing.

Freemont Saddle

It had snowed the previous week and rained the day before the hike.   There was water running in the canyon, small waterfalls along the walls. …

Fremont Saddle

Super busy trail. People everywhere. But a great day for the saddle, and trail was in great shape.

Fremont Saddle Freedom

A lovely day to hike just after the recent rainfall. Blue skies, mini waterfalls, and the rain soaked desert shrubs made the senses come alive.…

At the top of Fremont

1/23/21- Fremont Saddle is absolutely beautiful! I arrived at 7:30am, and I’m glad I did since it got busy by the time I finished at…

Fremont Saddle

1/23/2021. Hiked with one of the original legacy challengers; Harvey Fiji. Another day that was forecasted to rain instead turned to be a perfect time…

#1 of AZ 2021 6POP

We started hiking at 5:45am and were done by 9am, taking our time on the way up since it was dark most of the way…

Fremont Saddle

Our 3rd hike on this trip. We were amazed by the park rangers. They made sure everyone was parking properly in their spot & if…

Fremont Saddle

Good weather, quite cloudy which made for nice pictures.

Fremont Saddle and Beyond

The Peralta Trail gives a partially shaded route up to Fremont Saddle. Here you’ll get a great view of Weaver’s Needle and have the option…

So many people…

Hello – yesterday was a perfect day for a hike. Everyone else thought so too. My husband and I have hiked Peralta several times and…

Energy to burn

Great morning to hit the trail at 7:30 am. The parking lot was 95% full when I arrived. The trail traffic was light on the…

Gorgeous Fremont Saddle

Gorgeous hike with an amazing payoff. Will def come back. Wish I would have packed sandwiches for a picnic —view is worth hanging out for…

Fremont saddle hike

Beautiful day for a hike and a lot of other people thought the same thing. Moderate hike, not too challenging and not too long. Ton…

Energy to burn

Early start to the day, at trailhead 7:30 and the parking lot was 95% full. This was my first time to peralta trailhead, it is…

Bighorn Sheep!

Another beautiful day out on the trails!  Got lucky enough to spot a bighorn sheep enjoying her breakfast, on the way back she was in…

The Sunny Saddle

We needed a moderate hike today after climbing up Camelback Mountain yesterday. So, on to Fremont Saddle via the Peralta trailhead. There’s a 6 mile…

Peralta to Fremont Saddle

I’ve been wanting to do this hike for over twenty years.  No more procrastination.   It was an incredibly clear day.  The views went on…

Beautiful Views

Beautiful day! It was a little busy on the trail. Go early! It gets busier as the day goes on. Lots of dogs, children &…

Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary on New Year’s Eve by hiking the Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle. We took the trail to the…

Fremont Saddle

Awesome day in the canyon! Saw a bunch of big horn sheep.

Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle

The prettiest trail in the Phoenix area. 5.6 miles did it in about 3 hours. Once at the saddle and you see Weavers Needle, would…

Weaver’s Needle

After 5 miles driving on unpaved road, I reached the trailhead.  This was my third hike of the day, having bagged Camelback and Piestewa earlier,…

Fremont saddle

Hiked down in saddle for better view of Weavers Needle. Would like to do the Needle when not in a group.

Hike Junkie

This was my second time hiking this trail. Out & back. Beautiful views and the saddle offers a great view point of Weaver’s Needle.

Freemont Saddle

Beautiful area. Parking full by 10:30am on a Saturday.  Allow extra time for the 6+ mile drive on dirt road. Peralta Trail was a steady,…

Freemont Sadslw

Going up Peralta and getting to Freemont Saddle where you can see Weaver’s Needle and the Lone tree from was spectacular. The hike up was…

Fremont trail

#lastresMexicanas Dileghted with my colleagues we did  this hike with a lot of energy, the day was favorable and we had a lot of fun…

Go for the GOLD

Fun hike with the group. Even did a little extra hiking up on the peak. Afterward, had a nice picnic lunch with the team.

Grand Views!

Nice gradual hike up to the saddle. Chilly starting out, but warmed up nicely. Little windy on the top. Our group leader, Jen, did an…

Kathleen’s Fremont Saddle Hike

Great Trail, Great Weather, Great View, Great People! The Superstitions are beautiful. At the saddle, there was evidence of last summer’s wildfire.

Superstitions

Weather was beautiful, Had a great hike , we saw weaver Needles. Nice hiking Trail

Freemont Saddle

Fantastic hike – if the road was paved, I’d go more often.

Fremont Saddle

This was one of the most beautiful hikes l have been on. There were so many photo ops. There were two trail steward volunteers working…

Conquered the Saddle

This hike kicked my butt but I’m so glad I completed it. Was great to hike with a group so dedicated to finishing.

Freemont Saddle

Weather was great, company was great.  Trail was very scenic

Fremont Saddle

This is a gorgeous hike in the superstition mountains. The trail has amazing views and has nice switchbacks instead of a straight uphill climb. There…

Fremont Saddle Ridin’

This is a gorgeous hike in the superstition mountains. The trail has amazing views and has nice switchbacks instead of a straight uphill climb. There…

Baby it’s cold outside 🥶

We started hiking at 36°, 7am, hand warmers in gloves, wearing jackets and hats too! Layers started coming off 1 mile in, we warmed up…

The Lone Pine

Perfect weather with a great group of ladies! Peralta Trail to Freemont Saddle to the Lone Pine, which has withstood yet another fire. It was…

Turkey day burn off

Trail is easy to fallow. You can see the burn scare from fries over the summer.

Walking off the pumpkin pie

Hiking on Black Friday has been our  tradition for years. This trail is hands down my all time favorite place to be. It’s not too…

Post Feast to Fremont Friday

We started our hike this morning at 6am and at 34 degrees at the Peralta Trail Head. 4 people in our party…all musicians are attempting…

After a looking summer…

Beautiful day and perfect for a hike. I’ve been stuck inside all summer and finally made it back out to the great outdoors!

LAST DAY, 2 Peaks, FINISH STRONG!

Last day to knock out 2 peaks! We did Fremont Saddle with a 9am start and 70 degree weather, absolutely perfect! We are also pretty…

Fremont Saddle via Peralta Traile

Peak 2 of 6 for #sixpackofpeaksarizona Winter Challenge. First time hiking Fremont Saddle via Peralta Trail. Incredibly beautiful & amazing hike. Decided to keep going…

Freebird Saddle

Car-camped at the trailhead, started off when light enough but before the sun had crested, so nice temperature throughout.  Searched and scrambled a bit to…

85* “Winter” hike in AZ

First hike of the AZ Winter challenge and first time at Fremont Saddle with the main “reward” being Weavers needle at the peak. Fairly rocky…

climb into the burn

Good hike, can be narrow at points. Quite a few dogs. View from the saddle is great. It had recently burned and i can only…

Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle

I hiked this peak on Nov. 10th with a Meet Up group. The weather was perfect and the view of Weaver Needle from Fremont Saddle…

Natures Changes

Another amazing hike in the books! Great hike, beautiful weather, and a first ha d look at the summer fire damage. Could still smell it…

Hike to Fremont Saddle

It was a nice hike, the trail has in really good condition. Lots of people going in and out (we started around 10 am). For…

Fremont

Great hike with Scouts from Troop 303o!

Hike #6…and done…Mic Drop!

This was a sweet way to finish this Challenge. With all that’s going on around the world, it was nice to get out and commune…

Wildflower Treasures

Beautiful wildflowers along this trail.  Loved going through plant archways along the trail. Refreshing to see a small waterfall trickling into water puddle.

The enchanted hike

I asked my family do you want to join me for a hike or ride your bikes while I‘m running? They decided for this hike…

Saddle up

Nice moderate hike … I found his to be more gentle that any of the other six pack hikes that I’ve done so far. Road…

Freemont Saddle

One of my favorite hikes. The weekend we hiked it was after the rain during the week. There were waterfalls running around and on the…

Fremont

Hike was awesome. Perfect weather and great views the whole way. Got a screw stuck my tire on the way in. Otherwise this hike was…

Quarantine-hike

Weather was amazing! So many flowers and the streams flowing. Can’t believe I’ve lived in Arizona all my life and this is my first hike…

Weekend mamosa hike

Loved it. Good hike. Not a god aweful workout but a good way to start your day.

Fremont Saddle

Beautiful trail! We loved this hike – it mixed up the scenery along the trail. There had been rainstorms that led to flowing creaks near…

Clear Skies!

The rain had washed everything and you could see for miles!!  Wildflowers everywhere!  It was an amazing hike!

Fremont Saddle

We completed this hike 45 min faster than what the website had stated. We went after it had been raining all week and everything was…

Fremont

We drove through some tough terrain to get to the trail head, but made it. Once there smooth sailing and beautiful hike!

Fremont Feast for the Senses

Hiking the day after a rainy stretch in the Valley meant a virtual feast for the senses!  The sight and sound of percolating water accompanied…

Solo Hike to Fremont Saddle

On the drive to the trailhead, the unpaved road section had some parts where there was water from the recent rain but the road was…

Fremont Saddle

Beautiful day to get out and hike. Water was running and we even saw a baby desert tortoise!

Freedom at Fremont

Fun hike! We ended up going past the saddle over to the end of the trail where you can get the best view of Weavers…

Back in the Saddle

Started the hike around 8:40am, took our time to the top. Wandered around the saddle awhile taking in the view of Weaver’s Needle. Beautiful 75…

Beautiful Hike to Weaver’s Needle

The road to the trail head was rougher then what I remember, but made it there and back (a little dustier than before) no problem.…

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…

Fremont Saddle as a Loop

Made a loop by starting up Bluff Springs trail, then cutting across the ridge to Fremont Saddle via the Cave Trail, and returning down the…

Fremont Saddle

The hike was beautiful. The trail conditions were good and easy to follow. The weather was great and got hot as the day went on.…

Saddle up

Did the loop and hit the Geronimo  cave via bluff springs trail

Just a little superstitious

Loved this trail. This hike had everything, from breathtaking views, to wildflowers, wildlife, and water. The most enjoyable part for me was the fact that…

Fremont

Beautiful weather, awesome views, great hike!

Fremont

Fun hike! Dog friendly with amazing views.

Fremont Saddle

Gorgeous views, great weather and the streams were flowing.

Saddle up for a fun hike

There was some heavy rain in the Valley before the hike, so it was a lot of fun crossing the water.  It was such a…

Free Peak

My favorite of the six!  Not as hard as the Flat Iron trail on the Superstition Mountain, but the views were amazing!

Fremont Saddle

Most beautiful hike ever- water was flowing, waterfalls, several water crossings and foliage was so green.  

Fremont Frolly

Road out was LOTS of mud and a few water crossings,  after all the rain. What a gorgeous day to hike this and see the…

Fremont

This was a beautiful hike!  You could hear the creek which you crossed over on a couple of occasions.  The most amazing part was to…

Fremont Saddle

Loved hiking with a quail who followed us from the parking lot to the saddle and half way back to trailhead.

Fremont Saddle

What a fun hike!  We had a quail follow/lead us all the way to the saddle and part way back to the trailhead.  Also met…

Peralta – Fremont Saddle

Did this hike back in February. There was water flowing in the stream through Peralta Canyon, which the kids took advantage of.

Peralta Canyon

Beautiful hike, forgot it was Presidents Day so crazy crowded.

Weaving the Needle

Gorgeous sunny day in the high-60s. Surprisingly quite a bit of people on the trail for a Thursday morning with the parking lot ~80% full.…