Sierra Ancha Wilderness

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The Sierra Ancha Wilderness is a 20,850 acres (8,440 ha) U.S. wilderness area on the Tonto National Forest in the state of Arizona. The terrain varies from box canyons to high cliffs and pine-covered mountains. Elevations range from lows of about 4,000 feet (1,200 m) to a high of 7,733 feet (2,357 m) at Aztec Peak. It is one of two wilderness areas within the Sierra Ancha mountain range.

History[edit]

The Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area was first set aside as a "Primitive Area" in 1933, then as a Wilderness Area in 1964.

Access[edit]

The wilderness is accessible through Tonto National Forest via numerous well-marked trails.

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Coordinates: 33°49′18″N 110°52′42″W / 33.82167°N 110.87833°W / 33.82167; -110.87833