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Rainbow Bridge via North Trail is a 14 mile one way hike with 8,000 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 94 miles east of Kanab Utah. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: The North Trail to Rainbow Bridge follows the old discovery trail. There is good water along this trail, but it crosses many canyons, so the elevation gain and loss is greater than the South Trail. These two trails form a popular loop, involving a car shuttle.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
This is a difficult hike. It would be insane to attempt this entire hike without prior experience hiking.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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.