Backpack the Superstition Wilderness in Arizona

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Scottsdale, AZ

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Scottsdale, AZ

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Only one hour away from bustling Phoenix, the sixth largest city in the United States, you’ll find miles and miles of incredible hiking trails that locals consider some of the best in the Sonoran Desert on our Superstition Mountains Wilderness Backpacking trip. The Superstition Mountains Wilderness offers towering Saguaro cactus, boulder-filled canyons and soaring, jagged peaks. Combine some of the best hikes in Arizona and the legend of the Superstition Mountains, and you have the perfect recipe for a winter backpacking adventure.

Join us on a 3-day Superstition Mountains Wilderness backpacking adventure near Phoenix, Arizona. With the help of your guide you will work on your backpacking skills, learn about the flora, fauna, and geology of the area, as well as the fascinating and mysterious legend and folklore of this mountain range. Get lost (figuratively not literally!) in the wilderness area rumored to have hidden gold mines and secret maps.


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