Devils Canyon To Pinal Peak

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Don't let the hero photo fool you. Bring your A-game for this historic and challenging route up the backside of Pinal Mountain. This track combines numerous trails that travel from the sculpted boulders of Devils Canyon down to Government Spring before climbing narrow ledges up to Pinal Peak. The trail is difficult and remote. Recoveries on this route are very difficult and expensive so ensure you have a modified vehicle with good tires. The trail has numerous rock crawling sections. You need lockers, at least 33" tires, and experience on VERY narrow ledges. This route can take all day. Expect at least 6 hours on the trail. There are many turns and intersections, so watch the GPX track closely. Once you are down near the creek, please respect the private property boundaries. The steel gate at 33.262886,-110.969537 must not be missed. To the north, Dripping Springs Road is a dead end. Go through the gate to be on the other side of the fence. After this point, there is a VERY narrow ledge. Use caution on this route, and be sure to have a backup. There are a few remote campsites along the route, but the best campsites are at the end in the pine trees.