Black Mountain 4515 Ruins is a 0.67 mile round trip hike with 359 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 63 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. 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.
North of Globe, AZ, near the boundary with the Salt River Canyon Wilderness and 0.2mi off FR645 resides the TH Start for this short and easy access "off trail" hike to summit Black Mountain 4515 feet. This random summit has an ancient Indian Ruins with numerous rooms of collapsed walls, some pottery shards, and scenic near and distant 360 degree views into the Salt River Canyon Wilderness and beyond.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.