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Mount Tipton Wilderness

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General Trip Planning Information

Plan ahead, always check weather conditions prior to your trip. Summer time temperatures often exceed 100° F.Water is relatively scarce in this part of the Cerbat Mountains. Springs shown on topographic maps can generally be relied upon for drinking water. Following rainy weather, pothole water is available, but can dry up quickly. Purification of all water is a necessity.

Recreational Opportunities

Recreational opportunities in this area include hunting/trapping, hiking, dispersed camping, and equestrian use. Group size limits of 10 people and six pack animals are encouraged.

Climate and Special Equipment Needs

The summer climate in this area is harsh, with temperatures in the daytime often exceeding 100 degrees. Temperatures are more moderate between October and April. During winter months it can be quite cold and snow is possible at the higher elevations.




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