Hayduke Trail 2018

Why the Hayduke Trail

More About the Hayduke Trail

To Solo or Not to Solo

In Defense of Public Lands

My Attempt at Ultra-Light Backpacking

Packraft ready and T minus 11 days

T minus 3 days. Food cacheing road trip.

The food and water cacheing shenanigans continue. T minus 2 days.

T minus 10 hours. Moab!!

Hayduke Route day 1: A flip flopping marathon (26.2 miles in 11 hours)

Hayduke Route day 2: Devil’s Garden to mile zero.  7 miles today/ 33.2 total

Hayduke Route 3rd day: 17.5 mile float via packraft down the Colorado River. 

Hayduke Route 4th day: 19 miles today/69.5 total. A relaxing float entering Canyonlands National Park.

Hayduke Route 5th Day: 18.6 River Miles/88.3 miles total. Cloudy Float Day

Hayduke Route 6th day: 15 mile paddle day/103 miles total. Early morning squall and 20mph headwinds.

Hayduke Route 7th day: 9.5 mile hike today/111.8 miles. Hauling our packrafts and poop (literally) on our back. ¡¡Go team wag-bag!!

Hayduke Route 8th day. 14 mile day/125.8 mile total. Back to Hiking: Into Canyonland’s Salt Creek (another alternate)

Hayduke Route 9th day: 18.10 miles today/143.9 total. Good Bye Canyonlands. Hello Beef Basin Road

Hayduke Route 10th day: 19 miles today/ 163.9 total. Finally in Dark Canyon!

Hayduke Route 11th day: 19.5 miles/182.4 total. Dark Canyon Hydrophilia

Hayduke Route 12th day: 18 miles today/200.4 totalGood Bye Dark Canyon.  Hello Hite cache

Hayduke Route 13th day: 20 mile day/220 miles total. Miles on map are actually longer on foot: Dragging ass to the Dirty Devil.

Hayduke Route 14th day (March 31, 2018): 17.3 miles/237.7 miles totalThe Dirty Devil Dance and Poison Spring Canyon.

Hayduke Route 15 day (April 1, 2018): 4.5 miles/242.2 total. Hello Hanskville!

Hayduke Route 16th day: 0 miles. Hanskville Zero in full effect.

Hayduke Route 17th day: 21 miles/263.3 total. Into the Henry Mountains. 

Hayduke Route 18th day: 17.5 miles/ 270.7 total. Totonka Leads the Way. Goodbye Henry’s. Hello Tarantula Mesa.

Hayduke Route 19th day: 10 miles/280.1 total. Good Bye Swap Canyon. Hello Capitol Reef National Park.

Hayduke Route 20th day: 16.3 miles/297 total. Enter Lower Muley Twist Canyon and Halls Creek.


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