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Helment Rock Ridge (A)

Date:Destination:Helment Rock Ridge
Level:Advanced (A)Area:Goldfield
Approx hike distance in miles:9Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:2300Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NoPark entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:N/A


Maintained Trail:PartUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:YesSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):YesSlippery Trail Surfaces:Yes
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:Yes
Difficulty :3Water Crossings:Yes
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:Yes


Special Instructions:

This hike climbs to a ridge with excellent views of the Goldfield area and some colorful rock formations. There is one off-trail section that is bushy.


Felix Rd north, right on Arizona Farms Rd, left on Hwy 79. Left on Hwy 60 to Exit 199 (Old West Hwy). Stay right on Goldfield Rd for 3 miles. Left on Lost Dutchman, right on Apache Trail (Route 88). Trailhead is near mile marker 204, on left side of road.