Escalante River - Coyote Gulch, Memorial Day week

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Escalante River - Coyote Gulch, Memorial Day week

Post by bbranan » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:06 pm

I'm planning a packraft trip for May 25 through 31 on the Escalante River. I'm looking for partners. This is similar to what I'm planning: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin ... szoZ3mrJVM

Keep in mind that there should be more water than when these guys went. Late May is typically the high point for the Escalante.

I am planning to put in at the Egypt Trailhead, hike to the Escalante, and then raft the roughly 40 miles to the takeout at Coyote Gulch. I will then hike the gulch back to Hurricane Wash. Depending on our speed, I would explore some of the canyons along the Escalante leading up to Coyote Gulch.

The trip will require one shuttle at a cost of $275, which I'll split. The Hole in the Rock road is notorious and I don't have four wheel drive.

Any questions or interest email me at brad.branan@gmail.com

Brad
Brad Branan
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Twitter: @BradB_at_SacBee

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