Fisher Towers/Mystery Canyons Utah
Car-camping and Off-trail Hiking north of Moab.
Three days of tough off-trail hiking and scrambling, including some exposure, through complicated red-rock country north of Moab, UT. Spectacular scenery includes deep canyons and tall towers. Two nights of car-camping.
Day 1: Drive to Fisher Towers area in AM and establish camp, have lunch, then do a 5.5-mile (1100 ft elevation gain) introductory shuttle-car hike up to the main Fisher Towers, over to an arch and viewpoint of the Mystery Canyons, and then down through a canyon to Onion Creek.
Day 2: Mystery Canyons and Mystery Towers 8-mile shuttle-car hike. Go up West Mystery Canyon, cross a ridge into Middle Mystery, cross another ridge into East Mystery, then over another ridge and out West Stinking Spring Canyon. 1,500 ft. of gross elevation gain. Rough cross-country hiking and scrambling, including quicksand hazard.
Day 3: Middle and East Stinking Spring Canyon loop hike. About 6.5 miles and 1200 ft. of gross elevation gain. Expect more of the same deep canyons and rough country. Drive home in the afternoon.
Carpool TBD. Need at least two high-clearance vehicles for car shuttles.
Limit 10. No Dogs.
RSVP John Bregar 385-1814 email@example.com
SO! outings are limited to fully vaccinated members only.
Meeting Place: TBD
Difficulty Info: Most challenging, hardest day is 8 miles and 1500 ft. gain