The Rincon - White Canyon Wilderness is a 3.3 mile one way hike with 1,890 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 42 miles east-southeast of Mesa Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Overview: Dramatic off-trail ridgeline hike with rugged terrain and striking views. The entire route stays within the White Canyon Wilderness.
Warning: The last half-mile of this hike involves extreme terrain that demands respect and caution. 100-200 foot blind cliffs, overhanging fragmented edges, jagged ravines, narrow gullies, and loose shale are present. Poor judgment could result in death.
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This is a moderately difficult hike.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.