SWH – Stage 4 – Tropic to Jacob’s Lake

Distance:  107 miles (172.2 km) Start:  Tropic, UT Finish:  Jacob’s Lake, AZ Time:  4 days (March 14-17, 2012) Daily Average: 26.8 miles (43 km) Total Distance:  591 miles (950.1 km) Highlights: Bryce Canyon Amphitheatre: Road accessible and very often crowded, … Continue reading

SWH – Part 3 – Escalante to Tropic

Distance:  98 miles (157.7 km) Start:  Escalante, UT Finish:  Tropic, UT Time:  5 days (Mar.9-13, 2012……..including a rest day in Escalante) Daily Average:  19.6 miles (31.5 km) Total Distance:  484 miles (778.8 km) Highlights:  Round Valley Narrows: An incredible 1.5 mile … Continue reading

SWH – Part 2 – Hite Marina to Escalante

Distance:  188 miles (303 km) approx. Start: Hite Marina, UT Finish:  Escalante, UT Time:  7 days ( March 2-8, 2012) Daily Average: 26.9 miles (43.2 km) Total Distance:  386 miles (621.1 km) Highlights: Silver Falls Canyon: We hiked a good … Continue reading

SWH – Part 1 – Arches NP to Hite Marina

Distance:  198 miles (318.6 km) Start:  Tower Arch, Arches National Park, UT Finish:  Hite Marina, UT Time:  7 days (2/24/2012 to 3/1/2012) Daily Average:  28.3 miles (45.5 km) Highlights: Arches National Park:  The Hayduke Trail bypasses most of the natural … Continue reading