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O'Haco Ruins - ECC, AZ

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Distance One Way 1.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,315 feet
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Ruins, Historic, Seasonal Creek & Peak
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18  2015-06-02
O'Haco Ruins ECC
30  2015-06-02 Grasshopper
3  2015-05-23 ssk44
3  2015-05-22 ssk44
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Preferred   May, Oct, Sep, Jun
Sun  7:29am - 5:42pm
1 Alternative
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Willow Creek - Lower
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Jacks Canyon (Moenkopi)
Jacks Canyon (Moenkopi)
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Victorine Crossing #101
Victorine Crossing #101
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O'Haco Ruins - ECC is a 1.2 mile one way hike. Located 44 miles south-southwest of Winslow Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. May and October 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: Remote Indian ruin site high above middle East Clear Creek. The setting is wildly rugged and scenic. The ruins are perched atop a rugged gooseneck point butte with a narrow land bridge access. Reaching the ruins requires negotiating a short steep class 3 scramble (rope optional) from the primary overlook. A hidden treasure for those with a love for ancient Indian history and adventure.

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One-Way Notice
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.

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Map Drive
Strictly 4x4

To hike
From Payson... Highway 260 - FR300 Rim Road - FR34 - County Route 99 - FR23 - FR63 - FR63A - FR9484K - O'Haco Tank TH
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