Dark Canyon - Colorado River to Sundance Trail is a 3.3 mile one way hike with 850 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 47 miles west of Monticello Utah. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The trip start has been placed at the 2015 low water mark, which is right at the Colorado River. As Lake Powell fills up, the start of the trip will begin further into the canyon.
Hike up the canyon along high benches above the creek, until reaching a nice area with waterfalls where you can swim. Shade in the lower canyon is available in the morning and late afternoon. A small ledge with some exposure must be traversed towards the end.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.