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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area: Gunsight Canyon

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Distance: 9.2 miles


Pack a rope and lots of water for Gunsight Canyon, because this parched southern Utah slot requires immediate rappel down a narrow pour-over.
  • Apple Pancakes
  • Gunsight View
  • Big Drop
  • Cowboy History
  • Gunsight Spring
  • First Drop
  • Going Down
  • Last Drop
  • Redrock Egg
  • Spring Blooms
  • Tree Carcasses
  • Gunsight Pass
  • Pass View
  • High Above
  • Steep Sides
  • Scramble Spot
  • Edge Walk
  • The Group

TO TRAILHEAD: From Page, AZ, take US 89 N to Big Water, UT. Turn R onto Ethan Allen Rd. In .3 mi., turn R onto UT 12, cross Wahweap Crk., and head E on gravel rd. In 12.6 mi., veer R @ Y. In 1 mi., veer R @ Y. Go 4.3 mi., turn R toward Alstrom Point. In. 9 mi., turn L onto faint 4x4 road. Roads ends @ Gunsight Canyon.

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