Hole In The Rock
Difficulty: 3.5 / 4
Location: Trail starts 10 miles east of Halls Crossing Marina, Lake Powell, Utah
Distance: Approximately 65 miles, round trip
Description: This trail follows, for the most part, the original trail laid by the Mormon settlers as they attempted to open a route from Escalante to Bluff, a trip they expected to take six weeks but actually took six months. The trail will take you through canyons, on top of plateau's and almost to Lake Powell. You have the option of hiking out to the shore of Lake Powell at the end of the trail, which I've been told is about a 2-3 mile hike, round trip. Terrain is mostly sandstone, with some parts going through sand washes. Lake Canyon, where a natural dam used to exist...