Hot Spring Canyon Upper Trail

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2.4 Miles 3.8 Kilometers

 

83% 

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875' 267 m

Ascent

-102' -31 m

Descent

1,462' 446 m

High

654' 199 m

Low

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

42%

Max Grade (23°)

Unknown

Update

This is an alternative to White Rock Canyon. There is a saddle to go over on this route.

John Blackwell

Overview

Closed May15, 2016 through September 30, 2016 because of the heat. Temperatures can reach as high as 120 F / 49 C.
Features: Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs

Runner Notes

Due to rocks, I would warn runners to be careful of possibly twisting your ankle.

Description

This route follows the wash and then about a mile up, cuts to the left, winds through a valley and over a saddle back to White Rock Canyon trail. Currently, there are no signs along the trail, so stay on the worn path, follow a map, use a GPS, or the Trail Run Project mobile app. This trail has more direct sunshine than White Rock Canyon trail so it gets HOT.

Flora & Fauna

An abundance of desert flowers in the early spring, February and March. Plants include indigo bush, ground cherry, Mormon tea, cheese bush, rush-milkweed, rabbit brush, desert fir, globe mallow, desert tobacco, desert trumpet, rock nettle, rock daisy, and windmills. You might also come nose to nose with a big horn sheep on this route.

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