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Trans Goldfield, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance One Way 14.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,438 feet
Elevation Gain 1,175 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,525 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 22.61
Interest Off Trail Hiking
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25  2017-03-04 hikingaz2
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,885
Routes 16,068
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Feb, Jan, Dec, Nov
Sun  6:31am - 5:53pm
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An area of this hike is closed Dec 1st - Jun 30th.

This hike with traverse the Goldfield Mountain Range from West to East, from the Bush Highway to the Apache Trail.


Warning
Do not underestimate this hike. This is a physically difficult route when done in only 1 day. There is no cell phone coverage in this area. The odds are great that you will not see another person the entire time. Hikers should familiarize themselves with the the trip logs suggested, be equipped with maps, GPS, and survival gear before attempting. It can be set up as a shuttle or key exchange.

There is some trail at the beginning and end of this hike but the middle 10 miles can be a brutal bushwhack involving scrambling and bouldering. The individual hikes complete with a GPS routes are simply that, a route not a trail. The canyons and washes are subject to change due to floods, growth, and rocks moving. Pick the best way through.

The route as given can be done in either direction with variations.

Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.

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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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Take Bush highway east from Thomas or Usery to trail head just west of Blue Point Bridge or take Bush highway from Saguaro lake West to just accross the Bridge. Multi car parking in small lot just off the highway
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