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Fun as an overnighter

Route finding can be a challenge on this hike and if you’re average a backpack overnight would be... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Escalante, Utah
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A great walk

Read and bring the description of the trail and you will be OK. Follow the cairns down the steep... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Route finding can be a challenge on this hike and if you’re average a backpack overnight would be great as you can take you’re time have enough supplies and dilly dally as there are other things to see nearby. It’s an amazing feature. Golden hour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Read and bring the description of the trail and you will be OK. Follow the cairns down the steep first part from the Egypt car park and at the bottom note where you came down for your return. Follow the cairns. Keep looking back. Do...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Jmcc150
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We probably would have spent more time at the cathedral except that it took us so long to find it, we worried we might take too long getting back to our car. As it was, it took 7 hours. Some guide books say 4 hours....More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Utah801ski
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We saw very few other hikers and the reason for this became very clear. The hike is long, exposed and very hot. The payoff at the end is nice, but not amazing as the water at the end is stagnant and scummy. The river just...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank 85DTrip
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Be prepared with topo map and plenty of water.. #10essentialsforhiking follow cairns and avoid stepping on cryptobiotic crust. There is an overlook of fence canyon, that's not the trail, go back and look for cairns on your left. You will be hiking up the left...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Andes_chick
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I can't get enough of this place! Freaking Amazing!!! If you can only rappel one canyon in Utah - it would be hard for me to not say - THIS IS THE PLACE!!! I love this canyon. Be prepared to swim. Bring lots of water....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is by far my most favorite hike with the intermittent water to cool off, the incredible vistas, and the shocking bright green of the quakies in the canyon. I've been here three times and each is a different experience.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank 12munsons
Reviewed 2 April 2016

It is NOT easy to get to... but the payoff is so worth it. The Hole in the Rock road is rough, but there is a lot to do down there... Be careful on the hike, it is not well marked!

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank dave k
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is one of my favorite hikes. After a drive out of Escalante and then 20ish miles down Hole in the Rock Road and another 10 down the very rough Egypt Road, you arrive at the Egypt Trailhead. Now it is about a 10 mile...More

Date of experience: November 2015
5  Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Still worth the trip to just see the Cathedral, but prepare, train, learn, and just do all of Neon canyon and rap into the Cathedral.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Darko M
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Response from Utah801ski | Reviewed this property |
you could check with one of the outfitters in Escalante to see if they offer guided hikes. otherwise you are on your own or can tail another group of hikers if they are going your way. really best to bring a gps which helps... More