ElevationAscent: 2,338' 713 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 4,213' 1,284 m
Low: 1,875' 571 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 44% (24°)
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“This narrow slot canyon provides plenty of challenge as it heads into the heart of Death Valley's Funeral Mountains.”— Rudi Romaine
You'll find a taller waterfall at the start of the route. To avoid needing to climb this, look for a foot path to your right as you enter into the trail that goes up and over the small bluff before dropping down into the canyon.
At mile 2, you'll find a 50' waterfall that you'll need to go around. You'll find the go-around on the left side climbing steeply up a wash.
The canyon ends after it opens up into a wide wash roughly 5 miles into the route.
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