Mt Mellenthin is a 4 mile round trip hike with 3,000 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 17 miles east-southeast of Moab Utah. July and August 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.
From Gold Basin Rd, hike up the ridge and over to the Ridge that connects to Mt Mellenthin. You will then climb down and the back up. When you reach the top Mt Mellenthin is one hill over from the one you climbed.
Check out the Official Route.
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.
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.