Calico Hills: Adventure Route
ElevationAscent: 230' 70 m
Descent: -101' -31 m
High: 4,026' 1,227 m
Low: 3,859' 1,176 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)
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“A short but adventure-filled run through Red Rock Canyon.”— Isaac Bozeman
After heading down from the parking lot, you'll see a Y form in the trail. Take a left until you come to another Y; stick to the right. The trail is well worn, and marked with stacked rocks wrapped in chicken wire. Just follow the path(s) as they lead up closer to the hills. Eventually, after skirting the rocks for a while, you'll descend in elevation a bit. Once you are at this point you'll cross into a small canyon. After you emerge from that canyon, you'll follow the creek bed adjacent to the normal trail. Then the trail will split to the right, as the Calico Hills trail heads to the left. For a while there will be a large rock outcropping between the two trails. After that, the trail merges with the normal Calico Hills Trail.
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Land Manager: Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area