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.…

3rd Fremont Saddle

Hike number 3 in the books!! The hike up to Fremont Saddle was amazing!! This was our first time hiking to Fremont Saddle!! Foot traffic…

Fremont Saddle

Awesome hike! One of my new favorites in the area. Great weather and  great views. Loved it!

Fremont Sadle

The trail was moderate and well marked. There are restrooms at the trailhead. The drive to the trailhead is on dirt road but it is…

Fremont Sale

Awesome weather today, great day for a hike. Hiked to Fremont Saddle via Peralta Trail with my sister, Yani. Easy hike. Lots of rocks.

Amazing Fremont Saddle

Beautiful Day!  Started at 9:30 am with my husband with a bum knee and our Jack Russell Terrior Sam.  Sam absolutely loved the hike and…

Fremont Saddle

What an absolutely beautiful hike.   For me it was super easy.   There were lots of interesting landmarks to see, just use your imagination.…

Fremont

Beginning of hike watch 8 mountain goats play on the peaks above.  Two babies were learning to navigate the cliffs.

Oh the beauty of AZ!

Absolutely breathtaking. Much more a relaxing hike than hardcore. Pack a picnic as you must stay for a while!

Fremont saddle via Peralta trail

Amazing hike!  Weather was great!  Not too much traffic this day!  So worth the hike up!  Stunning views at the saddle.

Freemont Saddle

Great day for a hike! Sunny and warm. Parking was full at the main trailhead, so had to park in the overflow a quarter mile…

Fremont part 2

Hiked to Fremont and then to Weaver’s Needle 3200ft in elevation and 9.9 miles.  This was intense and fun

Friday Fremont Friend’s Hike

What a beautiful day to hike in the Superstition Mountains. It was a clear, sunny day—which gave way to a beautiful hike. After a short…

After the Rain

Beautiful, sunny in the low 70’s weather.  Rain from earlier in the week left some running water near the trail.  There were plenty of hikers,…

Peralta

Was a holiday and trail was busy. Beautiful day lots of dogs.

Fremont Saddle

It was a beautiful day for an Arizona hike! Just enough cloud cover to keep it from feeling too hot. The view from the Saddle…

He Ha

Great holiday hike.  Trail crowded after 10

Favorite hike in Arizona

I lead a group of 13. Peralta to Fremont Saddle, beyond to the Lone Tree, then descended on the Cave Trail back to parking lot.…

Peralta to Fremont Saddle

Sunrise hike to the saddle. I tried to time it so that I would make it to the saddle just at sunrise but didn’t leave…

Fremont Saddle

Peralta trail is very popular and can get crowded quickly. Once you hit the saddle, if you follow the trail to your right, it will…

Fremont

Nice hike. Easiest one so far and great scenery.

Fremont Saddle

Quick morning hike with beautiful views! 3 down, 3 to go! #sixpackofpeaks

Fremont Saddle

Fun day hike with friends! Nice trail, well maintained. Busy trail.

Nothing Free about Fremont

Today was a beautiful day. This was tough climbing in some places. Beautiful rocks and even some green grass. This is one I would be…

The slow trudge up Fremont saddle

Good scenery and a very easy hike. I must say this is one of my least favorites only because you didn’t really top out at…

Fremont Saddle

Nice cloudy day with temps in the 50s.  Hiked with a group of 5 ladies and had a great hike to the saddle–then decided to…

My new favorite trail

We started early and it was chilly but we warmed up quickly with the gradual elevation increase. This was a beautiful hike!

This might be our new favorite!

This was my first time on this trail and I’m in love. It is a perfect combination of elevation, distance and views for days. Also…

Fremont Saddle

Trail conditions has some spots of loose rocks but otherwise in good shape.  Weather was beautiful as was the scenery.  Nice people also on the…

Freemont Saddle

Hike was good. Glad I went with two friends who have also accepted the challenge.

13-Mile Hike

I completed the 13-mile loop of Peralta Trail to Dutchman’s Trail to Terrapin Trail to Bluff Springs Trail — The hike was strenuous after ascending…

Fremont Saddle from Peralta trail head

Hiked to Fremont Saddle from the Peralta Trail head. Then over to Ridgeline trail to catch Carney Springs. Down Carney to the Lost Gold mine…

Saddle-up!

We moved to AZ almost 1 year ago, and we’ve hiked all around the Phoenix metro area.  This was by far the best hike we…

Saddle-up!

We moved to AZ almost 1 year ago, and we’ve hiked all around the Phoenix metro area.  This was by far the best hike we…

Freemont Saddle

Peralta trail to Fremont Saddle is very rocky. It gets windy the higher up you get so bring a light jacket. I will do again.

Fremont Saddle

Very rocky trail with mosquitos near the water. Bring a jacket gets windy

Mainah hikes Freemont Saddle

Left work and headed for Peralta trail under nearly a full moon. Spent the night on Freemont Saddle and woke t ok a stellar sunrise.…

Journey to the Lone Tree

Yesterday was a beautiful day for a hike. And Fremont Saddle was the perfect start to this Challenge for me. We made it to the…

Not a peak, but beautiful

Quite a hike to get there but worth going down a slightly washed out gravel road. Great hike.

Here’s to a 3rd

Started around 9:40 am after heading from camelback mountain. Legs weren’t too bad, stretch, some coffee and breakfast and up I went. With the spring…

Weavers Needle

Fremont Saddle Hike via Peralta Canyon. Dec 30, 2019 @1:39 PM. Total Distance: 5.9 miles. Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft. I started this hike right after…

Icy Climb Up, Views Worth the Struggle

Never hiked this trail before, so wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into. Overall trail was rough, primitive, with multiple water crossings, and beautiful…

Peaceful Needle

What a beautiful hike!! The whole hike I just wanted to stand and take in the 360 degree scenery. I felt good during this whole…

A Needle points the way

Simple Hike with special views. I can definitely see why this is a tourist attraction.

Fremont

Nice hike with great weather!

Quiet

Heard the creek the whole first mile. Started late 1:30 pm, so 80% of the time I was in the shade, I did get a…

I’m not that clever

First time in the sups and i already can’t wait to come back. Gorgeous day, fairly easy hike 🙂

Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle

One of the more scenic hikes in the Superstitions.Great trail with awesome views! Steady incline that has some steeper inclined toward top, but nothing that…

Fremont

Kick ass hike as always.  Loved hike with 2 beautiful ladies.  Weather was perfect and went early to avoid the crowd.

Fremont

Good weather. Not a lot of people on trail, but did start early

Saddle Up!

Been a while since i’ve done one of my fav trails. It was a beautiful morning, the sunrise in the canyon never disappoints. Peak 1…

Made it to the Roost!

We did the Carney to Cave trail loop. We found Robbers Roost, made it to Fremont Saddle and finished down bluff to Peralta trailhead. The…

Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle

Less people than I expected from the AllTrails reports. Dirt road had areas of washout, but still passable for all cars except low clearance cars…

Fremont Saddle by Peralta Trail

Road out to the trailhead was a little rutted from all the rain, but still easily passable. Got a late start so it was pretty warm,…

Halfway There!

3 down, 3 to go!! Halfway through our challenge we decided to tackle Fremont Saddle via Peralta Trail. The views were to die for, the weather…

The Desert Treasure

From all the rain this past week, the trail was more like a creek and the surrounding rocks hovering over you were flowing waterfalls. The…

Beautiful

Beautiful day for the hike.  Cool and slightly overcast.  Views were amazing at every elevation change.

Pre-Thanksgiving Hike

Trail was in great condition.  Some running water but nothing that hindered our hike. It actually added a new twist we’ve not encountered.  The views…

Group hike to Fremont Saddle

Trail was great, some loose rock but I hiked it with my 5yr old daughter who made it up no problem. There are a few…

I saw the needle!

I got to the trailhead at 8:00 am. Very chilly at 38 degrees. Nice forest service volunteer asked me where I was headed and gave…

Fremont Saddle Hike

Good conditions. Trail was not busy at all.  The water was running.

Unable to complete it

So extremely sad & disappointed. Was unable to finish due to my extreme fear of heights. Went as far at my mind would take me.…

Saddle up

2nd hike of the day. First time here. Started bit later than we wanted. But after picacho early this am… And the drive. We are…

Pretty Peralta

Absolutlely LOVE the Superstitions! They are a magical place.  Great weather this afternoon – was still hot in the sun, but there is plenty of…

Veterans Day Hike for the Veterans

Absolutely gorgeous Veteran’s Day Hike. Started at 7am so the temps were cool and beautiful (59 degrees) and not many folks were on the trail…

Fremont Saddle

Wonderful hike. It was my first time in the Superstitions and the views are spectacular. Hiked in the late afternoon so it was warm, roughly…

Number 6 of 6!

Number 6 of 6! Check mate! I did it!!!! Completed @sixpackofpeaksarizona Summer & Winter & also Socal@sixpackofpeaks Very proud of myself! Nevada, Utah & Colorado…

Fremont Saddle with Sarah

Picked up about 1lb of litter on the way back. The Peralta trailhead does not provide garbage disposal, so it is very important to pack…

An Old Favorite, Plus an Extra Challenge

My sister and I completed this hike together. We’ve hiked Peralta many times (one of our favorites!), so we decided to try something different and…

Hiking when everyone is at work :)

Second toughest hike behind Flatiron. There were a lot of butterflies but also a lot of knats and bees. I went on a Thursday morning…

Fremont Saddle

This was a pleasant hike. There are many things to see along the way. Trail is easy to follow. When you reach the saddle you…

Fremont Finish

My last peak for the Six Pack of Peaks Challenge left me flying high. The sun cast beautiful shadows on the timeless rocks of the…

Peralta Trail Easter hike

Wonderful family Easter hike! Seemed short after hiking Wasson Peak yesterday. The drive in takes longer than you might expect as the dirt road is…

Peralta

Scariest moment out hiking. I also stepped on a rattle snake. Hike was beautiful. Nice breeze this morning!!

Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle

I started my hike at 10am which is a bit later than I would normally care to start especially on a warm Arizona day like…

Okay, Fremont. I see you, girl.

Fremont Saddle: What a babe.  The dirt road to the trailhead is a bit bumpy, but the scenery is incredible.  Sahuaros sprawl across the desert…

Weaving the Challenge at Fremont

Fremont Saddle, based on the write-up seemed anticlimactic since I didn’t do the peaks in order having done the infamous Flatiron as my third peak.…

So many snakes, but non with rattles.

Quick trip up Peralta to Fremont Saddle (and then to the Lone Pine, because you’ve already come this far, right?) during the week with minimal…

Freemont Saddle

Amazing wildflowers, hiked further to the lone pine tree with a perfect view of tom’s thumb.

Fremont

Good weather and a nice hike for dogs.

Back in the Saddle

Absolutely beautiful hike! The Superstition Mountains are pure magic. Had to wait for a big ol’ Rattler to cross on the way up and made…

Rocky Bighorn Sheep at Weaver’s Needle

Peralta Trailhead to Fremont Saddle to Weaver’s Needle, back to Fremont Saddle to Lone Tree and Lone Saguaro Overlook, back to Peralta Trailhead.    Wildflowers…

#Sunday FunD ay

Nice Sunday Morning Hike. Not sure if Picacho Peak desensitized me (still haven’t done Flatiron) or it was a change of pace. Once again we…

The ancient caldera

My hiking buddy, Stacy and I had done Picacho Peak the day before so our legs and upper body were a bit tired and sore.…

Fremont Saddle

Perfect morning for a hike. Trail conditions were great. Trail became fairly crowded as we were finishing so it is definitely best to arrive early.…

Fremont Saddle to the Lone Tree

Drive in on dirt road to Peralta trailhead. Once we got the Fremont Saddle we continued to the Lone Tree. A great day!

Fremont saddle and the lone pine

The main route up to Fremont saddle was pretty easy with lots of hikers, so we visited the “lone piñon “ and took the cave…

Weaving our way to the needle

This is the stuff day hikes are made of. We started early and had the trail mostly to ourselves. The water runoff made it cool…

Green desert

The desert was so green!  First time on this trail and I will be back.  It was pretty awesome to hit the saddle and see…

Yee Haw!

One of my favorites!! Great Hike, beautiful trail with some foliage, rocks, water, desert. A good challenge but not difficult. Lots of people out today…

Freemont

Another great hike.  I found this one to be one of the easier ones since it is a rather gradual incline, but still a good…

Fremont Saddle

Beautiful morning hike. Was nice to see and hear flowing water from the melted snow. Made me forget I was in AZ.

Wata, wata, waterrrrre on the trail!

This was my first time hiking to Fremont Saddle. It was beautiful and might be my new favorite. The weather was beautiful and the desert…

Tracy Churgovich Di Cenzi

The hike up definally used the leg muscles. The  temperature was 62 with a high of 70.  The trail was dry wirh varioys sizes of…

Fremont Saddle

Great trail conditions, the sun was covered by light clouds for half of the hike. Not too many people, pretty easy trail.

Fremont Saddle, plus some

We arrived from San Diego to the trailhead at 10:30 a.m. Trail was easy to find and after just over an hour we reached the…