Elevation: 3,100 ft. to 5,300 ft.
Length: 5.7 miles
Located in the south center section of the Mazatzal Wilderness area. A significant trail with some steep grades. Crosses Deadman Creek and gains 2,200 feet in elevation in less than 2 miles. This trail varies from satisfactory to very poor.
Currently, this trail is advised only for skilled hikers (those with good navigation and GPS skills). It is always advised to contact the Cave Creek Ranger District in advance for an update on this trail: 480-595-3300.
Use of any mechanized or motorized travel is prohibited on this trail. No more than 15 people are allowed to be in a group. No more than 15 head of livestock are allowed in a group.