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High Desert Gold Corporation Engages New Investor Relations Consultant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jul 25, 2013) - High Desert Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:HDG) (HDGCF) (7HD.F) ("HDG" or the "Company") announces that it has engaged Soar Financial Partners (the "Consultant") to assist the Company to establish and maintain a corporate profile with the investment community primarily in Europe.

The Consultant's duties include: marketing of the Company to investment newsletters and financial journalists in Europe; distributing previously disclosed, filed or published news releases, shareholder letters and other information about HDG to existing shareholders and potential investors in Europe; assisting the Company with selecting and overseeing the services of a translation and newswire service for Europe; and analyzing and assessing viable sources for creating new investor interest in Europe.

The term of the Consultant's engagement is an initial period of six months, with automatic quarterly renewals thereafter until terminated. The Consultant will be paid a fee of EUR 3,500 per month for its services (EUR 21,000 over the initial term of the engagement) plus any direct expenses of the Consultant's services to HDG. The investor relations consulting agreement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About High Desert Gold Corporation

HDG is a mineral exploration company that acquires and explores mineral properties, primarily gold, copper and silver, in North America. The major properties held by HDG are the Gold Springs gold project where it is the managing partner with an 82% controlling interest situated along the border between Utah and Nevada and the San Antonio project in Sonora, Mexico. The Company also has a 26.8% interest in the Canasta Dorada property in Sonora, Mexico, through its equity interest in Highvista Gold Inc.

About Soar Financial Partners

Soar Financial Partners ("Soar"), led by Mr. Kai Hoffmann, supports its clients primarily in the German speaking parts of Europe with comprehensive public relations and investor relations services, both on- and- offline. Soar maintains its offices in Frankfurt, Germany and works closely with financial analysts, advisors, investors and the financial media. Soar is a brand of NorthStar Communications GmbH. Mr. Hoffmann owns 26,000 HDG common shares.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.