backpack: dark canyon

A 3-day/ 2-night backpack loop in upper Dark Canyon. (One-night car-camping at Glen Canyon after 5-hour drive the prior evening). This loop hike in the canyons surrounding Dry Mesa- Woodenshoe, Dark, and Peavine Canyons- measures 37 miles with packs, but with side excursions may be longer. The Dark Canyon area is rich in biological, geological, archaelogical, and historical perspectives and remains in a relatively pristine state. Prior "leave no trace" backpacking experience and good fitness level a must. WMC members will be given priority to register up to September 30th (Trip minimum: 3 participants by the 1st- or trip subject to cancellation; Maximum: 6 participants). Non-members may register on the 1st, if space is still available. Registration deadline is October 3rd.

Level:MOD+
Miles:37.0
Vertical:2600'
Route:Loop
Pace:Moderate
Organizer:Michael Berry
Phone:801-583-4721
Date:Fri Oct 7 2011 — Sun Oct 9 2011
Meeting Place:Registration required

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