Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Goldfields Dome Mtn Day Hike
when February 8, 2024 Cancelled
when Trip Report : December 15, 2018
where Goldfields Mountains
the hike     This moderate to difficult lollipop hike will start at the Bulldog Canyon Wolverine gate. We will walk about 1.5 miles along a 4WD road to the start of the trail to ascend to the top of Dome Mt. The colorful trail is steep and has some slight exposure in spots. Gloves are recommended. Once at the top there will be terrific views of the Goldfields. After a break at the peak we’ll bushwhack and descend via a different route and circle around the peak hopefully finding a park service water collection site. From there we’ll continue to bushwhack around the mt. to eventually find our way back to the trail leading us to the road. This is not an easy hike.
Bring:
•  At least 3 liters of water
•  Sturdy hiking boots
•  Hiking poles
•  Hat, sunblock, sunglasses
•  Lunch/sandwich/energy bars
•  Sunscreen
•  Camera
distance 9 miles round trip
time 6 - 8 hours
EC +-2000' elevation change
elevations 2050' (Trailhead) to 3381' (Dome Mountain)
type Lollipop
starting at
Bulldog Canyon Wolverine Gate
on trail 80% — mostly on trail and 3 miles on 4WD road
rating "A"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost The club allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Apache Junction
leader    Email the leader to confirm.
meet 8:15 AM at Home Depot
Mesa, SE corner of US 60 & Power Road.
drive
•  Take Hwy. 60 east to Idaho Rd. Exit North and drive to McKellips rd. Turn right on Mckellips and then left on Wolverine Pass Rd. Take that to Tonto rd. Turn right and follow onto Cactus. The short dirt road into the parking area is rough but ok for cars. Park by the gate area.

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