Sawtooth Ridge (here at 5046 feet
elevation, 1538 meters) is one of the higher peaks in the eastern Superstition Mountains.
This end of the range is more wooded than the western end, as it is generally
higher, and gets more precipitation. It is also less visited, with fewer access
points and trails.
The geology in this part of the Superstition Wilderness is also more
complicated than that of the western end, where age volcanic rocks predominate.
Here, the landscape is a jumbled mix of and
rocks, as well as some of the Tertiary volcanics, mainly and .
This view of the mountains is from the Bull Basin area, looking
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