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Hiking - Heugh's Canyon 11/22/22



Itinerary:

Carpooling - 2:00 pm

Hike - 3:00 - 5:30 pm (1.5 hr up, 45 min down)

Home - around 6:00 pm


Directions: Heugh's Canyon Trailhead, Wasatch Blvd, Salt Lake


Heughs Canyon Trailhead Parking


Activity: Hiking Heugh's Canyon - Heugh's Canyon Trail is a 3.1 mile heavily trafficked out-and-back trail located near Sandy, Utah that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. You hike 0.36 miles/10 min moderate uphill grade through a neighborhood, gated community and up to a dirt road. The dirt road turns left and the trail is hidden on the right. Trail heads moderate uphill grade on a dirt/rocky trail next to a stream. After about 30 min or 0.6 miles you meet up with the Bonneville Shoreline trail on your left. (About 30 feet before this junction is a small alcove cave on the left.) It is about another 30 min to the falls. You will cross two foot bridge crossings. Following the second one is a 200 ft steep incline, then turn right at the boulder field. Make your way along the bottom of the boulder field to the cliff wall facing west and head right to the waterfall hidden in an alcove.



Gear: Hiking pants, synthetic T-shirt, long sleeve synthetic top, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, hat, headlamp, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack with waist belt, 2-3 Liters water, 4-6 snacks, first aid kit, hiking boots/running shoes, trekking poles (optional), headlamps, microspikes in winter






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