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Explore Utah Canyons along Hole-in-the-Rock-Road.

May 2 - May 6 Register by Email

Camping trip into the Hole-in-the-Rock area, Utah. Explore Coyote Gulch, Willow Gulch to Broken Bow Arch, Forty Mile Ridge to Sunset/Moon Rise Arches and if time and interest permit, Fifty Mile Bench Ridge Hike (Window Wind Arch and/or Navajo Point Ruins).
This will be an exploratory set of hikes from a car camping spot near Dance Hall Rock off Hole-in-the-Rock Road. Day 1 is ~8-hour drive to the camp site. We will leave RC at 8:00 am and re-meet at the Junction of Utah 12 and Hole-in-the-Rock-Road. Day 2 will be the most difficult day into Coyote Gulch via Crack in the Wall and hiking up canyon to Cliff Arch, Coyote Bridge and hopefully Jacob Hamblin Arch. Plan on a 14/15-mile 9-hour day. The following days will be shorter day hikes to the arches mentioned above.
4WD/high clearance. No dogs due to Glen Canyon NRA regs. Limit 10. Details on carpooling/what to bring, etc. to be discussed. Carpool TBD.
RSVP rbbutler54@gmail.com. Phone: 609-532-6949.

SO! outings are limited to fully vaccinated and boosted SO! members only.

Meeting Place:

Durango Rec Center 8:00 am

Difficulty Info:

Most Challenging to Hard.
Scrambling on slick rock pitches with some exposure.
Moderate pace, but steady due to distance.
Please Google these hikes to get an idea of suitability.