0 Likes

Wire Pass at Buckskin Gulch, Utah, USA
Utah

One of the access trails to Coyote Buttes North, home of The Wave in the Paria Canyon - Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness area, Wire Pass trail starts as a dry wash just off the House Rock Valley road 8 miles from Highway 89.  The wash eventually descends into a narrow slot canyon with some possibly moderate boulder scrambling.  Always check on conditions with the BLM field office on Highway 89 a few miles east of the House Rock Valley road turnoff.

The Wire Pass slot eventually joins the larger Buckskin Gulch and is the main access point for those hikers lucky enough to win permits to visit The Wave.  For those not lucky enough to win the lottery, the Wire Pass trail combined with an exit by way of the Buckskin Gulch provides a great slot canyon experience.  Note that this requires hiking the road for 4 miles to complete the loop.

Copyright: John Roberts
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 17244x8622
Chargée: 21/05/2011
Mis à jour: 10/06/2014
Affichages ::

...


Tags: desert; wilderness; redrock; sandstone; slot canyon; hike; outdoors
comments powered by Disqus

William Dodd
Buckskin Gulch
Martin Hertel
The Wave
Jon Jasper
The Wave
Philippe PELLEN
The Wave Arizona
Philippe PELLEN
The Wave - Utah
Philippe PELLEN
The Wave
Philippe PELLEN
The Wave Utah
Jon Jasper
The Wave
Jon Jasper
Top Rock Arch overlooking the Wave
John Roberts
Buckskin Gulch, Utah, USA
Rainer Petzoldt
Coyote Buttes South, AZ, USA
Allan Der
White Pocket
Alex Dennis Bolado
Ferris Wheel at Hawally Park
Basen I
Evgeniy Veldyaev
Rocky Shore. Irtyash Lake 2 — Скалистый берег. Озеро Иртяш 2
Jose Luis Perez
Armando Talavera Factory 01
Luc Perrot
The Milky way above the Piton de la Fournaise
Marcio Cabral
Fitzroy and Lagunas
Comi Valentine
The exit of the water cave in Phong Nha cave, Quang Binh (Động nước Phong Nha)
Comi Valentine
In side Water Cave of Phong Nha cave, Quang Binh (Động nước Phong Nha)
Rommel Bundalian
Rockies, Mt. Maculot
Comi Valentine
Inside Tien Son cave in Phong Nha cave, Quang Binh (Động Tiên Sơn, Phong Nha)
Burkhard Koerner
abandoned military base (2)
Marcio Cabral
Chorrillo del Salto
John Roberts
Florida National Scenic Trail, Ocala National Forest, Florida, USA
John Roberts
Black Mountain, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
John Roberts
Red Dot Trail, White Rock, New Mexico, USA
John Roberts
Pipe Spring National Monument, Arizona, USA
John Roberts
Northshore Summit, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Green-Colorado Rivers Confluence Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Kingston Key, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA
John Roberts
White Domes Trail, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Devil's Gate, Wyoming, USA
John Roberts
White Rocks Formation, Cedar Mountain Wilderness, Skull Valley, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Hickman Natural Bridge, Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, Utah, USA
More About Utah

Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.Source: wikipedia