100 Hikes in Utah Guide Book

by Steve Mann & Rhett Olson (The Mountaineers Books)
100 Hikes in Utah  by Steve Mann & Rhett Olson

268pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0898867584

This guidebook includes 100 trails throughout the state, including the Wasatch front, the many Utah national parks, the Moab region, and the Escalante area. The hikes span a range of difficulty, from quick day hikes to technical challenges. This guide was designed for easy reference and is part of the popular 100 Hikes in™ series by The Mountaineers Books.

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Trails from the "100 Hikes in Utah" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 100.
... Preview: The Alpine Loop Road goes from above the Sundance Ski Resort, over a pass, and down into American Fork Canyon, traversing the backside of Mount Timpanogos. In winter, this road is closed at the Aspen ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Sundance, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: The trail from here is not for the squeamish or faint of heart as it crosses the top of a thin sandstone fin with high exposure on both sides. Many are content with the view from Scout Lookout and tur ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Springdale, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: The narrow gorge extends for several miles, exiting the narrow section just upcanyon from your car at the lower parking area. You’ll spend much of the time over the next few hours walking in the strea ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Cedar City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: These canyons are located near Goblin Valley State Park in the San Rafael Swell, a large section of desert uplands formed when the earth’s crust swelled and broke open like a bubble bursting. The upwa ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Green River, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: This is a loop hike on the lower rim of Boulder Mountain, a flat-topped mesa with a rocky cliff band several hundred feet high around its east side. The 11,000-foot top of Boulder Mountain is several ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Torrey, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: It’s about 4 miles through the forest to a fork just short of Brown Duck Lake. Go left to the lake, where your options for camping and exploring abound. You can circle 0.5 mile around to the west side ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Mountain Home, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: Buckskin Gulch is arguably the premier set of narrows in the United States. The gulch is long and deep, leaving few opportunities to get out. Ensure a dry weather forecast before entering and contact ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Kanab, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 23
... Preview: After entering the canyon, you’ll encounter several obstacles, all simple to downclimb—unless there are pools. Water makes footing treacherous. Take advantage of rocks and logs jammed below boulders t ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Panguitch, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: The hike to the top of the highest peak in the Bulldog Knolls area is a cross-country routefind to the top of a peak overlooking the low Great Basin desert. There is no trail, so allow more time to co ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Shivwits, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: This short, easy hike offers spectacular views. The trail is well used and covers very little elevation, making it ideal for novice hikers, but even experienced hikers will enjoy the breathtaking scen ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Cedar City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The climb through a series of small alpine bowls is beautiful, although the steepness may prevent you from fully appreciating it. The last 0.5 mile is straight up, but the ridge-top view is breathtaki ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Orem, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.5
... Preview: You can walk upcanyon with fairly few obstacles. In spots, large boulders make for some mild scrambling that helps give variety to the canyon floor, but there is nothing technical. One section has a ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Blanding, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Most people hike this area in April, May, or September—all great times to visit Canyonlands, but it’s usually crowded. Consider an off-season trip in October/November or February/March. Canyonlands do ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Monticello, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.5
... Preview: The trail starts out along the fringes of Christmas Meadows among aspens and pines. To the right is an open meadow, where lush greenery surrounds a slow-running stream. Watch for moose feeding in the ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Kamas, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 14.5
... Preview: This hike starts at a remote and beautiful section in the middle of the San Rafael Swell. The Chute of Muddy Creek has the feel of a technical hike: it has narrows with wall-to-wall water but no obsta ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Green River, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: Situated in the lowland desert area in the southwest corner of Zion National Park, Coalpits Wash makes a great winter hike. It is teeming with wildlife, including eagles in the lowland cliffs, falcons ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Rockville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: Coyote Gulch is one of the quintessential and most popular hikes in the Escalante area. Those who enjoy only the most untouched wilderness will likely resent the evidence of past grazing in Coyote Gul ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Escalante, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 28
... Preview: Although you drive 36 miles to reach Crystal Peak, you’ll see it long before you arrive. Unlike the surrounding peaks, Crystal Peak is a white conelike peak that stands out like a sore thumb. From a d ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Black Rock, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: For an easy trip, take this trail. The full loop makes for a 3.5-mile trip, with a 300-foot ascent on the way back, made easy by following the snowmobile tracks. For a more exciting backcountry trip, ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Heber City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: There are multiple trails down the steep face. The going is slow and tedious, but not as bad as the trip back up will be! You descend 1100+ feet down a 50-percent boulder-strewn slope into the bottom ... From the guidebook "100 Hikes in Utah"
Hanksville, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 12

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