Fiftymile Mountain, Death Ridge, Carcass Canyon, Burning Hills, and Wahweap WSAs Trails

Escalante, Utah 84726

Fiftymile Mountain, Death Ridge, Carcass Canyon, Burning Hills, and Wahweap WSAs Trails

Fiftymile Mountain, Death Ridge, Carcass Canyon, Burning Hills, and Wahweap WSAs Trails Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"“Burning,” “Carcass,” “Death”—the names alone alert visitors to the character of these wilderness study areas on the Kaiparowits Plateau. Water is scarce, and the vast landscape conceals dangers for both hikers and motorists.

Dirt roads separate these WSAs from each other, but on the ground there’s no way to really tell when you leave one WSA and enter another. This trail guide includes descriptions of Trap Canyon, Left Hand Collet Canyon, and Tommy Smith Creek Canyon."

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Trail Information

Escalante
Nearby City
15
Distance
Several options
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Best Spring through Fall
Season
4,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
7,650 feet
Top Elevation
Escalante Interagency Office
Local Contacts
USGS Escalante, Smoky Mountain, Dave Canyon, Death Ridge, Carcass Canyon, Petes Cove, Horse Mountain, Collet Top, and others
Local Maps

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Dec 2018