Recent backpacking in Utah’s Escalante area
Oct 5, 2020 at 10:58 pm #3678596Amy LauterbachBPL Member
@drongobirdLocale: San Francisco Bay Area
We recently completed six day trip to Escalante exploring some side canyons to the main river. Our illustrated trip report can be found at: http://doingmiles.com/2020-09-escalante/
Amy and JamesOct 6, 2020 at 8:36 am #3678605Jon FongBPL Member
@jonfongLocale: FLAT CAT GEAR
Great report, looks like a trip for me!Oct 19, 2020 at 2:19 pm #3680291Jenny ABPL Member
@jenniferaLocale: Front Range
Really neat trip and photos. Thanks for sharing! The colors and textures in that part of the world are fascinating and always surprising.Oct 19, 2020 at 6:08 pm #3680326jimmyjamBPL Member
@jimmyjamLocale: Mid Atlantic
Very nice. Thanks for sharing. I love Utah, it’s magical.Oct 22, 2020 at 1:40 pm #3680633dirtbagBPL Member
That is just very awesome!! I would love one day to do something like this. So impressive!!!Apr 11, 2021 at 1:39 pm #3708576Bob BBPL Member
Amy and James, thank you so much for sharing this!
The Little Lady and I used your post as the basis for a 55 mile lollipop from Harris Wash TH, looping Wolverine and Little Death Hollow. We especially appreciated the photo of your car at the trailhead (2wd access was an annoyingly critical aspect of planning this trip), the instructions for entering/exiting escalante canyon at the sand hill and class 2 scramble, and most importantly the caltopo map w/ all your hard-earned notes.
This was our first time in Utah…. MINDS TOTALLY BLOWN!!!!!
I know you put a lot of effort and research into planning this trip and posting a great report after. That enabled us to have a fantastic time ourselves. Thank you!Apr 14, 2021 at 9:44 am #3708871KarenBPL Member
Gorgeous! thanks for posting these amazing photos. I love the lizard photo; it must have been patient with you! What were temperature ranges like?Apr 14, 2021 at 3:35 pm #3708923John LBlocked
Utah is indeed a treasure …now if we could only keep the Californians out 🤭Apr 14, 2021 at 7:17 pm #3708942jscottBPL Member
@bookLocale: Northern California
“Utah is indeed a treasure …now if we could only keep the Californians out”
I know what you mean. California used to be a nice place until people from Utah and elsewhere started pouring in.Apr 14, 2021 at 7:54 pm #3708952John LBlocked
Lol I thought it was the other way 🤗 but would totally trade the great salt lake for tahoeApr 15, 2021 at 9:56 pm #3709068lisa rBPL Member
@lisina10Locale: Western OR
I’ve done a few trips in the Escalante region and look forward to getting back again soon. I was supposed to head there this spring but had to cancel. Curious if anyone has experience down there in October? Seems like the weather could be nice that time of year but I’m wondering how hard it is to find decent water sources.Jun 1, 2021 at 3:06 pm #3716564
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