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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

Big Canyon to LCR Gorge, AZ

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Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
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Distance One Way 12 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,245 feet
Accumulated Gain 3,200 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 22.66
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Perennial Waterfall & Perennial Creek
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Salt Trail Canyon to LCR Gorge
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35  2012-04-28 azmike
99  2012-03-11 suzaz
61  2010-11-14 Vaporman
7  2010-11-14 toddak
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author avatar Guides 16,872
Routes 15,972
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Apr, May, Oct, Nov
Sun  5:46am - 7:05pm
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Big Canyon to LCR Gorge is a 12 mile one way canyon trip with 3,200 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 29 miles east-northeast of Grand Canyon Arizona. April and May are the best months to enjoy this activity. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Overview
Rugged & remote route to an amazing oasis in the desert thru the technical lower narrows of Big Canyon before it drops into the Little Colorado River Gorge and hike out the Salt Trail Canyon back up to your vehicle

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2010-11-15
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    To canyon trip
    Drive to the Salt Trail Canyon TH and then hike cross country to the steep descent canyon marked as 'trailhead'
    page created by Vaporman on Nov 15 2010 7:08 pm
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