Youngs Canyon is a 7.92 mile one way hike & climb trip with 3,054 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 37 miles west of Monticello Utah. September and June 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.
Youngs Canyon is a difficult canyon that involve routefinding, major bypasses, and climbing obstacles, including a 40 ft class 4-minus route at the very bottom. Another class 4 downclimb may be required where a landslide took out part of a bypass trail. At the bottom of Youngs is a gorgeous waterfall. This trip is part of Hayduke Trail Passage 3 and should only be undertaken by individuals with extreme amounts of outdoor experience. It is a very difficult route.
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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.