Muley Twist

  • Date:
    2019/04/06 to 2019/04/08
    Car-to-car:
    3 days
    Round-trip distance:
    26 miles
    Elevation gain:
    2,000 feet
    Trip type:
    backpack
    In:
    Captiol Reef National Park
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  • Day 1

  • Burr Trail Road
    Burr Trail Road
  • Upper Muley Twist
    Upper Muley Twist
  • Strike Valley Overlook
    Strike Valley Overlook
  • Indian Paintbrush
    Indian Paintbrush
  • On top of the Waterpocket Fold
    On top of the Waterpocket Fold
  • Mount Pennell
    Mount Pennell
  • Grand Gulch and the Henry Mountains
    Grand Gulch and the Henry Mountains
  • Juniper snag on the Waterpocket Fold
    Juniper snag on the Waterpocket Fold
  • Day 2

  • Circle Cliffs
    Circle Cliffs
  • We accidentally flushed a bighorn sheep that was eating in a verdant pothole.
    We accidentally flushed a bighorn sheep that was eating in a verdant pothole.
  • Solution pockets
    Solution pockets
  • Dinner in Lower Muley Twist
    Dinner in Lower Muley Twist
  • Day 3

  • Hanging juniper garden
    Hanging juniper garden
  • Gall midge on a juniper
    Gall midge on a juniper
  • Alkaline.  Nom nom!
    Alkaline. Nom nom!

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