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Dupont Rim, AZ

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Difficulty 4.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 8.4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,678 feet
Elevation Gain 1,775 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,615 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 21.48
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Historic & Perennial Creek
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30  2011-04-16 Grasshopper
3  2010-10-16 ssk44
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Preferred   Oct, May, Apr, Sep
Sun  6:56am - 5:22pm
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Dupont Canyon
Dupont Canyon
0.0 mi away
3.0 mi
-1,290 ft
Greenback Peak
Greenback Peak
1.0 mi away
4.5 mi
850 ft
Bear Head Mountain Loop - Sierra Ancha
Bear Head Mountain Loop - Sierra Ancha
2.0 mi away
3.4 mi
1,632 ft
Malicious Gap
Malicious Gap
2.0 mi away
2.5 mi
650 ft
Copper Mtn Points - Lower/Upper
Copper Mtn Points - Lower/Upper
2.1 mi away
Copper Mountain - Copper Mtn Quad
Copper Mountain - Copper Mtn Quad
2.3 mi away
3.6 mi
800 ft
Little Cherry Creek Trail
Little Cherry Creek Trail
3.4 mi away
12.6 mi
3,115 ft
Oak Creek Loop - Greenback Valley
Oak Creek Loop - Greenback Valley
3.7 mi away
4.6 mi
1,360 ft
Boneyback Peak
Boneyback Peak
4.1 mi away
2.6 mi
1,600 ft
Panther Gulch
Panther Gulch
4.4 mi away
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Syllabus
Dupont Rim is a 8.4 mile round trip hike with 2,615 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 47 miles east-northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. October and May 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: Diverse and rewarding backcountry hike into a remote region of the Salome Wilderness. The route is a combination of abandoned roadbeds and off-trail hiking. The entire off-trail segment stays within the Salome Wilderness.

Check out the Official Route.

Note
This is a more difficult hike. It would be unwise to attempt this without prior experience hiking.


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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.

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To hike
Punkin Center (Tonto Basin) - FR71 - FR236 - Destination (Dupont Cabin)
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