Trail Run Project Logo

greenBlue Zebra Slot Canyon Trail

Trail

2.6 mile 4.2 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 110' 33 m
Descent: -213' -65 m
High: 5,337' 1,627 m
Low: 5,153' 1,571 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

Dogs

Off-leash
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Ben King

An easy run to a moderately challenging slot canyon.

Ben King

Features Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

The first part of this is a good run. The slot canyon at the end is a great reward, but your shoes, shorts, and shirt will get wet!

Description

Take the Hole in the Rock Road 8 miles south from Hwy 12 to a parking area on the right, just past a cattle guard. The trail starts on the opposite side of the road. It is easy to follow until you reach Harris Wash. At this point, follow the cairns up the wash. Once the wash narrows into a slot canyon, you may have to wade through some puddles up to about five feet deep. The canyon quickly narrows to 8-10 inches at its narrowest, with some scrambling required to make it further up. Eventually, the slot runs into a 10 foot high ledge. This ledge can be negotiated with some bouldering/mantling skills, but several more potholes at the top make turning around the better choice.

Flora & Fauna

Lizards, rattesnakes, ravens, and other typical desert fauna are in abundance.

Contacts

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

May 22, 2018
Amanda Wright
2.6mi

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 9 votes

#1

in Escalante

#5293

Overall
  4.1 from 9 votes
5 Star
33%
4 Star
44%
3 Star
22%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#1

in Escalante

#238

in Utah

#5,293

Overall
101 Views Last Month
2,609 Since Jun 2, 2017
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

0%
75%
25%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running