Chloride City

Total Miles
5.6

Elevation

1,603.13 ft

Duration

2 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Fall

Trail Overview

This rough and rocky cliff road has numerous spurs accessing the mine sites around historic Chloride City requires 4x4 and high clearance. That said, it is only a moderately challenging trail. It also has numerous dispersed camping sites that look out over Death Valley below. Be snake aware and keep an eye out for the Panamint Rattlesnake that is common here. It is said that the original Chloride Cliff Mine was discovered by August J. Franklin in 1871 when picked up a rock to crown a rattlesnake and found silver ore. There is a strong Verizon signal on the Chloride Cliffs.

Photos of Chloride City

Chloride City
Chloride City
Chloride City

Difficulty

Intermediate rock road requiring high clearance.

Technical Rating

4

Status Reports

Mark S
Oct 22, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal

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