Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Moscow Peak Loop Day Hike
when Trip Report : April 23, 2016
where Prescott
the hike     Another adventure. Drive County Road 58 east from Poland Junction to Five Corners in the Prescott National Forest. We start here. Hike to the lookout tower at Mt. Union before retuning to trail #284. Take #284 south to Moscow Peak and Yankee Doodle peak. Some off trail bushwhacking is required in the three peaks. After Yankee Doodle we head east, off trail, to find FR83. Hike FR83 north past the remains of Dandrea Ranch.
    Hike Arizona web site describes the hike as 10 miles 2100 feet w/o the climb to Mt. Union lookout. Our hike will shorten that but include some off trail.
    See map. Come prepared.
distance 6-8 miles
time 5-7 hours
EC +-2000' elevation change
elevations 6888' (Five Corners) to 7979' (Mt. Union)
type loop
starting at
Five Corners 34° 25.209' N,  112° 23.129' W  [NAD27]
on trail 50% — Trail #284, FR 83
rating "B"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Prescott
meet 7:00 AM in the Fry’s parking lot on the SW corner of I-17 & Bell Road. Park behind Denny’s, near the entrance to the Deer Valley Park & Ride.
drive From Prescott, County Road 58 east from Poland Junction to Five Corners in the Prescott National Forest.


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