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Island in the Sky Exploration

April 22 - April 26 Register by Email

We will drive 3.5 hours to locate a primitive camping site north of Moab off of Utah 313. Then will hike several trails in Canyon Lands Island in the Sky National Park. Probable hikes include Syncline Loop (11 miles). Murphy Hogback (11.5 miles), Fort Bottom or Gooseberry, but will depend on conditions. Bring sufficient water for 5 days, firewood, and other gear for a 4-night primitive campsite.
Carpool TBD. Limit 10. No dogs. COVID vaccinated please. 4WD high clearance.
RSVP Rich Butler 609-532-6949 rbbutler54@gmail.com

Meeting Place: Durango Rec Center 8:00 am

Difficulty Info: Most Challenging to Hard. Some scrambling, slickrock and route finding. Hikes will be long: 10 to 12.5 miles, 1400 ft of elevation gain at Moderate Pace.