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Stunning, easy slot canyhon

We have approached from the north via Sheffield Rd and from the south from Hole-in-the-Rock Rd and... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
William P
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Columbus, Ohio
Terrific hike!

This is one of my favorite hikes in the Escalante area. The Bighorn Canyon loop is described in... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
guidebookwriter2
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ketchum, idaho
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We have approached from the north via Sheffield Rd and from the south from Hole-in-the-Rock Rd and prefer the latter. From Hole-in-the-Rock Road you follow Harris Wash to the east and west fork of Big Horn. Prefer the west fork for color and accessibility. Climb...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank William P
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is one of my favorite hikes in the Escalante area. The Bighorn Canyon loop is described in Steve Allen's Canyoneering 3 guide to Escalante. It is a long loop but truly outstanding! It goes through a wonderful hallway of Navajo narrows, the Zebra slot,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank guidebookwriter2
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This canyon is frequently overlooked, which is too bad (or awesome, depending on how you want to look at it!) Here are the few quick items I wish somebody had told me: 1) Once you're in the Harris Wash, you'll see lots of short-cut trails...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Csu R
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Easy way to get there is go from __________. That way you can explore both forks. Most people don't see the ____________ rock Plan on 10 miles for both forks. It's better than Slinger Slot

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank noparamour
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Spent an entire day exploring slot canyons, exiting via Harris wash. Challenging, rewarding and every bit worth the effort.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Bonita V
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had so much fun doing this slot canyon, I have never got so dirty, there were a few water pockets, that cam up to your waste so you couldn't help but get wet. It is slightly challenging but great to do, and makes from...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lynda856
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Get ready for steep slick rock, Wear good hiking boots and lots of water. If I can make this hike after 3 hip surgeries you can do it as well, little kids not advisable here. start early in the day, we started at 9:30 AM....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Hanna H
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Enjoyed both branches of Bighorn Canyon. Make sure you have a trail map or contour map as the early part of the trail might be confusing - multiple cattle trails. Long hot hike in June when we were there but well worth the effort. We...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank EJ J
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