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Backpacking - Buckskin Gulch (Extreme)

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Backpacking - Buckskin Gulch (Extreme)
Backpacking - Buckskin Gulch (Extreme)

Time & Location

Jul 20, 2023, 1:00 PM – Jul 22, 2023, 10:00 PM

Kane County, Buckskin Gulch, Utah 84741, USA

About the event

DUE TO HIGH WATER FLOW THIS SPRING, THIS ACTIVITY HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY POSTPONED.

*This is a lottery event. You will be notified on March 15th if you got in. If you are on the waiting list, you will be notified as spots open up.

FLASH FLOOD DANGER - will not hike when rain or flash floods could be present

Itinerary -

Thurs -

Carpooling - 1pm (5 hr drive) and camp

Fri -

Carpooling - 330 am (if coming from Utah County)

Set up Carpool - 8 am

Trailhead- 900 am

Hike - 930-6pm

Sat -

Hike - 8am-1pm

Directions - Entrance - Buckskin Gulch Trailhead; Exit - TBD

Activity -

Hike/Backpack Buckskin Gulch - Backpacking option will be permit depending. If no permit is secured, then we will do the Trailhead to Wire Pass day trip. Trip Report

Gear: Thin T-shirt, thin long-sleeve shirt, fleece, thin puffy coat, rain jacket, shorts or thin hiking pants, running shoes, 3-4 L water bottles, water filter (can rent), 8-10 snacks, 65+ liter backpack with waistbelt, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, first aid kit, sleeping bag (20-30 degrees - down is preferred) (can rent), sleeping pad (can rent), tent (can rent), headlamp, pj's, toiletries, dehydrated or backpacking meals, WAG bag (2 gallon ziplock bags with kitty litter for pooping), cooking stove (No campfires), compass

Rentals (for 2 days):

1. Tents (2 man - $13, 4 man - $22 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; 2 man - $14, 4 man - $18 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

2. Sleeping bags (0 degree - $22, 30 degree - $22 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; 0 degree - $14, 30 degree - $10 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

3. Sleeping pads (thermarest - $9 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; thermarest - $8 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

4. Backpacks (85 liter - $12 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; 65 liter - $14 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

5. Stove with fuel ($8 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; $8 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

6. Mess kit ($8 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; $10 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

7. Water Filter ($6 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

Guide: Heather Farley 801-830-8654

Base Commander: Marilyn Boucher 801-803-1398

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