An intermediate and completely off-trail hike to access a remote and scenic, fishing and swimming section of Fossil Creek between Deadman Mesa Tr#17 intersection with Fossil Creek and Hardscrabble Creek/Canyon intersection with Fossil Creek;
Please note the attached GPS Route dated 8/9/11 (drawn not field data) attached to this hike description for reference and download with two hiking track options and ref waypoints: Track 1 = 2.6mls one way with -1379 elevation and AEG of +1379; Track 2 = 1.3mls one way with -1306 elevation and AEG of +1306;
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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