Rice Peak is a prominent bump along Oracle Ridge and the gateway to the easiest access to the Pinal County High Point.
NOT Pinal County High Point, see link above.
It can be accessed by driving a very difficult jeep trail from the Peppersauce Campground or it can be reached on foot from the same point, other spots along the jeep route, or from AZT#12.
Gate Policy: If a gate is closed upon arrival, leave it closed after you go through. If it is open, leave it open. Leaving a closed gate open may put cattle in danger. Closing an open gate may cut them off from water. Please be respectful, leave gates as found.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.