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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.

Lean-To Canyon, UT

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Difficulty 3.5 of 5
Route Finding 5 of 5
Distance One Way 11.37 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,838 feet
Elevation Gain -2,762 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,210 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 15.4
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Perennial Creek
Dogs not allowed
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21  2015-09-05
Sundance Trail to Dark Canyon
nonot
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,872
Routes 15,972
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   May, Oct, Sep, Apr
Sun  5:34am - 7:03pm
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Overview
Lean-To Canyon is a 11.37 mile one way hike with 1,210 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 40 miles west of Monticello Utah. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. May and October are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


A descent down Lean-To Canyon requires careful navigation, downclimbing, bypasses, wading and ends with a nice hike on a trail around the huge dryfall. This is a difficult trip only for people with significant outdoors experience.

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2015-09-20

    One-Way Notice
    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.

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    Directions
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    FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

    To hike
    Your goal is to get to Sweet Alice Road. This is a VERY remote place.

    From Mexican Hat, drive north on highway 261, up the Moki Dugway (no trailers or RVs allowed), go west on highway 95, then north after a few miles onto 275 (towards Natural Bridges state park.) Use the Elk Ridge access road, turning left at the junction with FR268, until you reach sweet alice road, then turn left onto Sweet Alice road. Bring a GPS and a map.
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