2. While it was only 4.3 miles out and back, the elevation gain of almost 2,700 feet occurred primarily in the last 1.5 miles. The trail also connects to the very challenging Pusch Peak trail, which is rated difficult, and is recommended for experienced hikers. Mount Kimball via Pima Canyon Trail #62. Turnoff into the canyon. The best word to describe the hike to the top of Pusch Peak is "steep". Seasonal Popularity . share Share . I've done Pusch Peak a total of 3 times now. Starting up from the Linda Vista Trailhead. Hiking Trails (5) 1. Mount Kimball via Pima Canyon Trail. 2.0 mi away. Catalin…, AZ. The Linda Vista loop is 2.2 miles and it is a very easy trail. Pusch Peak Trail Credit: Maggie Dill . Add Your Recommended Routes. Linda Vista Trail to Pusch Peak This was a surprisingly challenging bit of real estate. This hike primary trail can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. hard Pusch Peak (from Linda Vista) Day Hiking & general trail related. 4.3 mi . Fauna: Nearby : Flora: Nearby : Meteorology: Nearby : Named place: Nearby : Culture: Nearby : Flatiron of Tucson by fricknaley. Black-tailed Rattlesnake : 0-4 miles away: Pusch Peak. Recommended Routes in Pusch Ridge Wilderness - 3 Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Bagging peaks with some out of town friends in the Coronado National Forest in Arizona. Pusch Peak via Linda Vista Trail #49 – 3.8 miles out and back . 13.7 mi . A discussion on the plausibility of traveling east from the peak follows. Overview. This hike is for experts only as it climbs over 2300′ in a little over 1.25 miles! DIFFICULT 12.2 mi. Pusch Peak Via Linda Vista Trail 5 miles out and back 2,657 ft of elevation gain 4 hours total. Seasonal Popularity . Rock Wren : 0-4 miles away: Pusch Peak. Prominent Point via Pima Canyon. Mount Kimball via Pima Canyon Trail. Home. 3. 5.4 mi . Pusch Peak’s classic summit is most often accessed via the Pusch Peak Northwest Side Route from the Linda Vista Trailhead – certainly the quickest route to the top… But starting from the Iris Dewhirst Pima Canyon Trailhead there is a more adventurous – and perhaps more beautiful – off-trail adventure that takes a beautiful line up to Pusch Peak – the Southeast Ridge Route. Route: Begin at the Linda Vista Trailhead (off Oracle Rd). Looking up-canyon. Facebook; Twitter; Email; directions Driving Directions. MODERATE 5.9 mi. 8 posts • Page 1 of 1. sandiway Posts: 2 Joined: Nov 27 2004 07:09 am City, State: Tucson, AZ. Fauna photos near Linda Vista Trail - Loop HAZ uses cookies . It was close to our campground so we decided to give it a try. Find . Jan 27, 2019 - A blog about quilting and sewing, with sewing tutorials and inspiration. The Linda Vista Trail is within Tucson’s Oro Valley city limits, less than 5 minutes away from El Conquistador Golf Resort. This hike primary trail can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. 13.7 mi . Pusch Peak Linda Vista Loop Trail We found the Pusch Peak via Linda Vista Loop Trail on our Alltrails App. Visit the Linda Vista trailhead for a 2.2-mile loop in the Coronado National Forest at the base of majestic Pusch Ridge. DIFFICULT 12.2 mi. share Share . HAZ uses cookies . 2.0 mi away. 2.0 mi away. RECOMMENDED ROUTE Difficult. Airmen Peak; Babad Do’ag Trail; Bellota Trail; Bug Spring; Bug Spring Trail ; East Fork Trail; Gibbon Mountain; Molino Basin Trail; Point 4981 Above Hairpin Turn; Soldier Trail; Sycamore Reservoir Trail; Mid Highway. Linda Vista Loop is a 3,695 m blue singletrack trail located near Tucson Arizona. 1,241 ft. Pusch Peak via Pima Canyon. Update Notes. DIFFICULT 5.9 mi. It is important to clarify how the sheep reintroduction project affects trail use in this area. This trail starts at the Linda Vista Loop Trailhead but intersects the loop trail right down the middle. Pusch Peak is a peak inside of Coronado National Forest. 2.0 mi away. Babat Duag Out-and-Back 4.6 mi 7.4 km • 1,180' Up 359.74 m Up • 1,180' Down 359.55 m … This directly affects Pusch Peak and Pusch's Flatiron, and could affect the Linda Vista Loop. Pusch Peak is a peak inside of Coronado National Forest. The peak is a stunning high point of the magnificent, rocky Pusch Ridge. Prominent Point via Pima Canyon Trail #62. At a Glance. link Copy Link. Mount Kimball via Pima Canyon Trail. Pusch Peak (from Linda Vista) Post by sandiway » Jun 03 2006 05:04 am. “Sunset from the top of the hill on Linda Vista Loop Trail. Home. The parking lot is on the right. At just under .7 miles and 380 ft gain in elevation, an "unmaintained trail" sign will designate the beginning of the "real" route up to the peak. Best Hiking Trails near Pusch Peak. Linked Guide • Pusch Peak, AZ. Romero Canyon Trail #8 to … Anchoring the far western extreme of the San Catalina Mountains is Pusch Peak. Linked Areas none. … Turn right/east and go 0.1 mile. ” Pusch Peak via Linda Vista Trail [CLOSED] Pusch Ridge Wilderness. Pontatoc Ridge Trail; Pontatoc Ridge; Pusch Peak Northwest Side Route; Pusch Peak Southeast Ridge Route; Rosewood Point; Table Mountain; Lower Highway. Bighorn Sheep : 0-4 miles away: Pusch Peak . The standard route begins at the Linda Vista Trailhead (off Linda Vista Road, just east of Oracle Road), and is 3.9 miles round trip with a whopping 2,676 foot elevation gain. Any steeper and we would have been on all fours or pounding pitons into the rock for purchase. Bighorn Sheep : 0-4 miles away: Pusch Peak. Pusch Ridge Wilderness; Super difficult but short trail that takes you up to incredible views of Oro Valley and Tucson. I see it's not very popular. 8.0 mi . Pusch Peak (from Linda Vista) [Red trail line is approximate and for illustration purposes only. SCU - Pusch Peak SCU01 A Pusch Peak Via Linda Vista Trail Head 4.6 2711 ft GPS SCU02 A/adven Pusch Peak Via Pima Canyon TH return via Linda Vista 5.4 2580 ft GPS D+ Linda Vista Loop Trail 2.8 400 ft SCP - Pima Canyon SCP01a C+ Pima Canyon to Dam 6.0 1200 GPS ft GPS SCP01b A Pima Dam to Pima Springs 9.4 2641 ft GPS SCP01c A++ Pima Springs to Mount Kimball 12.5 4355 ft GPS SCP02 … Right: The sign that used to mark the junction of the Linda Vista Trails and the route to Pusch Peak. This peak sits up behind the city of Tucson, on the north end of town, rising above the Oro Valley as a distinctive pyramid from the south. Prominent Point via Pima Canyon Trail #62. 2. 5.4 mi . Mount Kimball via Pima Canyon Trail #62. For GPS details, see Google Earth image and National Geographic topo map below.] (Printed Map) Southern Arizona Hiking Club Maps – Does not show the Linda Vista … From Ina Road and Oracle Road in Tucson, drive north on AZ State Route 77 for 3.0 miles to the signal at Linda Vista Blvd. 3,690 ft [ View More!] Pusch Peak is the westernmost peak in the Catalina Mountains and beckons the brave to climb it. Canyon walls loom above. It is not marked so you need to be on the lookout for it. Lower reaches of trail. TRAIL STATS Distance: 2 Miles RT Type of Trail: Loop Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Elevation: 425 feet Kid Friendly: Yes Dog-Friendly: Hike Guide AZHG Gear. Home FAQ Contribute. Mount Kimball : 0-16 miles away Sun, Nov 18, 2018, 8:00 AM: The description of the event, Hike the Linda Vista Trail **PLUS** climb to Pusch Peak, is available only to members. Mount Kimball Out-and-Back 8.7 mi 14.0 km • 4,125' Up 1257.22 m Up • 4,124' Down 1256.97 m Down. Best Hiking Trails near Pusch Peak. Free parking available. [For points specified in blue, see topo map below.] Easy trail. 2.0 mi away. No facilities, no water. Looking back down toward the Linda Vista Trailhead. 4,550 ft. Rosewood Saddle. All of these Pusch-es are namesakes of George Pusch, a German immigrant who showed up in Arizona in 1874, at 27 years of age and proceeded to establish the historic Steam Pump Ranch along the banks of the Canada del Oro beneath the north side of Pusch Peak. Moderator: HAZ - Moderators. Overview. 2.0 mi away . Made it up in under 1:40. Fauna photos near Pusch Peak via Pima Canyon. Start at the trailead, and you head south-southeast. Eastern Patch-Nosed snake : 0-4 miles away: Pusch Peak. At about the 1.1 mile point in the trail there is a spur trail, which is the Pusch Peak trail. link Copy Link. Winter Storm, Pusch Peak – 12/12/2015; Linda Vista Trails, After Sunset – 9/19/2015; Fireworks from the Linda Vista Trail – 7/4/2015; Too Hot – Linda Vista Trails – 9/4/2014; All Trailheads - Map. • Turn right on Linda Vista Road (at stoplight) • Travel only ¼ mile west on Linda Vista to a small parking area on your right Note: The Linda Vista trailhead has only a few parking spots, but is paved and suitable for all passenger vehicles except very long trucks. 4,550 ft. Rosewood Saddle . Route Description. RECOMMENDED ROUTE Intermediate. This is a 4.1 mile out-and-back hike with 2700 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 2-4 hours to complete. 1,241 ft. Pusch Peak via Pima Canyon. We're talking about 25% grade climbing up loose rocks and ankle-biting bushes, shrubs and cactus. Hiking beta and trip report for Pusch Peak, located in Coronado National Forest, Arizona. These series of trails near the end of Linda Vista Blvd lets the hiker get right up close to the towering Pusch Peak, a prominent feature of Oro Valley. 3,690 ft [ View More!] 3. 2,501 ft. – Shows the Linda Vista Trailhead (and draws some of the nearby trails) and Pusch Peak but does not show this route. 2.0 mi away. Go 0.73 miles. A sign marking end of official trail. The peak, comprising of what many refer to as "Pusch Ridge," is close to the bustling suburbs north of Tucson. 8.0 mi . Travel: The Linda Vista Trailhead is in Oro Valley. TRAIL DESCRIPTION Linda Vista Trail is a perfect mixture of a hike that's close to the city, but far enough to enjoy nature in peaceful serenity. 2,501 ft. Find. Heading up a side canyon below Pusch Peak. TrailDEX Filter Areas A to Z Easy ... Pusch Peak. Facebook; Twitter; Email; directions Driving Directions. 2.0 mi away. Prominent Point via Pima Canyon. The Pusch Ridge Wilderness Sheep Closure Area includes trailheads for Ventana Canyon, Finger Rock, Pima Canyon, Linda Vista, and portions of Romero, including Romero Pools, and the Sutherland Trail accessed via Catalina State Park. The established trail to Pusch Peak begins at the Linda Vista Trailhead, located off Linda Vista Boulevard behind the Pusch Ridge Christian Academy baseball field. Pusch Peak is a 2,845 m black diamond singletrack trail located near Tucson Arizona. 4.3 mi . November 2013. Hiking Trails (5) 1. Sun, Dec 16, 2018, 8:00 AM: The description of the event, Hike the Linda Vista Trail **PLUS**Climb to Pusch Peak Reprise, is available only to members. Home FAQ Contribute. Maps (Printed Map) Green Trails - Recreation Map - Santa Catalina Mountains. Fauna: Nearby : Named place: Nearby : Daunting Truth by JimmyLyding. 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