Unsightly and unnecessary back-up of new rap bo… 2. This leads to a large flat shelf on the west side of the monolith at the bottom of the last 50ft technical section. Off to the right is a nice area you can climb up to get a 360 degree view. Weavers Needle is situated 2½ miles northeast of Superstition Mountain. Peralta trailhead beyond the Freemont saddle. 2. anchors to facilitate a belay for those who wish it. Weaver’s Needle Summit 2-26-10: I have several bits of exciting news on the Wildlife Rehab Fundraiser front! Early morning beautiful hike to Fremont saddle for an amazing view of Weavers Needle. Miner's Summit to Black Top Mesa and Weavers Needle Loop est un sentier en boucle de 20.4 miles peu fréquenté situé près de Gold Canyon, Arizona. Weavers Needle from the east. The route is trad, and opportunities for protection with traditional gear are ample. From the Phoenix area, take US-60 East, leaving the city limits. West route. At this point you can clearly see that Weavers Needle is composed of two summits, the main summit being the north summit. Summit Weavers Needle. 5. We had rain and scattered clouds and the colors were amazing. Summit Steward: Summit a peak at least 5 times to become one of its Summit Stewards. Peralta trail to Weavers' Needle. Belay/rappel station at the top of the first pi… 3. Pressing hard up past a few small exposed areas and sharp boulders we reached summit! This hike is located in the Superstition Wilderness East of the Phoenix area. Trailhead: Peralta Trailhead- trash, pit toilets. The latitude and longitude coordinates of Miners Summit are 33.4147733, -111.3265164 and the approximate elevation … As Steward of a peak, you’re encouraged to keep that peak’s info up-to-date on peakery and spread goodwill on your future climbs up the peak. First, a big thanks to the folks at Heritage Highlands, I recently gave a slideshow presentation about my Royal Arch trip in the Grand Canyon and they were very generous with donations for Wildlife Rehabilitation Northwest Tucson. × Sunday, February 6, 2011 4:30 AM to 7:30 AM MST. Loaded with folklore and dangerous tales of gold, this two-piece spire offers the quintessential Sonoran desert adventure.. Lace up your boots, stock up your gear, bid farewell to civilization and head out to the wild. It was hairy, gnarly, and amazing. To get to the base of the needle we went past the Weavers Needle Crosscut and had to go off trail and try to find a suitable route of class 3 bushwacking to get to the base of the needle. Once we finally made it up the East side of the needle we traversed South then West to catch the crosscut trail back to Peralta trail to complete the loop. Roundtrip Mileage: 8.2 miles. Location. Video from the summit of Weaver's Needle in the Superstition Wilderness east of Phoenix, AZ. The Superstition Wilderness will lie at your feet. It presents an adventure for rock climbers, too, some of which have even camped out at the top. Peralta trail to Freemont saddle in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. Located in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, Arizona, Weavers Needle was created when a thick layer of tuff was heavily eroded, creating the spire as an erosional remnant with a summit elevation of 4,555 feet. Weavers Needle at ListsOfJohn.com Weather for Weavers Needle at Mountain-Forecast.com Weather and Snow National Weather Service Forecast NOAA Snow Depth Map Lists that contain Weavers Needle: Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #72) Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #611) The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until May. Weavers Needle is one of the most iconic pieces of stone that can be seen from many corners of the Superstitions - now climb it! Jan 23, 2019 - Weavers Needle is one of the most iconic pieces of stone that can be seen from many corners of the Superstitions - now climb it! Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Please submit any useful information about climbing Weaver's Needle that may be useful to other climbers. Weavers Needle summit climb. This is a classic loop that quickly gets you deep into the interior of the wilderness, where you’re treated to magnificent views of Weavers Needle and Aylor’s Arch, as well as broad desert valleys and craggy peaks. First, a big thanks to the folks at Heritage Highlands, I recently gave a slideshow presentation about my Royal Arch trip in the Grand Canyon and they were very generous with donations for Wildlife Rehabilitation Northwest Tucson. Miners Summit is displayed on the Weavers Needle USGS quad topo map. Anyone who is interested in visiting Peters Mesa can print the free topographic map and street map using the link above. At this tree the trail veers left, passing between an outcropping and the main massif. It will scrape, snag, trip and stumble you. One of our favorite 1/2 day hikes in the superstitions. The trip is open to 7 experienced outdoor climbers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Show all routes Trad Sport Toprope Boulder Ice Aid Mixed Alpine Dutchman's Gold, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R El Grungo T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a: Farewell Mr. L.Arrow T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b: Fool's Gold T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 West Chimney T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c: Order Wrong? Routes in Weavers Needle. Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile . Although many treasure hunters have searched and came back empty handed, Weavers Needle itself is the treasure for photographers, hikers, and rock climbers. 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