The Hayduke Trail Reference

HaydukeUpdate2It has now been just over ten years since Mike Coronella and Joe Mitchell published the guidebook to their 800-mile route dubbed The Hayduke Trail.

Curious readers can read my thoughts on the route and learn how it inspired me.
 

As the Hayduke has increased in popularity, I’ve gotten more and more inquiries since much of it overlaps with my long-distance treks. Hence, it seemed prudent to assemble my own personalized Hayduke Reference Page with details on the route along with variations, shortcuts and worth-while diversions.

I’ll keep this page updated with various posts which might be of use to Hayduke Hikers. It’s not meant as a complete reference, but just one based on my previous hikes. If a title slug isn’t linked yet, it just means that more information should be coming soon. And, as always, feel free to write me for any specific information (Jamal@AcrossUtah.com).

Happy Hayduke-ing!

Sections 1-2: Arches NP to Big Spring Canyon TH, Canyonlands

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Sections 3-4: Canyonlands to Hite to Poison Springs Canyon

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Lower Salt Creek

Peek-a-boo Trail to Salt Creek

Ruin in Salt Creek

Salt Creek Canyon to Beef Basin


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Section 5: The Henry Mountains

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The Henrys


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Rugged Canyon and Low-Elevation Henrys


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Section 6: Burr Trail Switchbacks to Hole-in-the-Rock Road

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Mid-Moody Canyon

Mid-Moody Canyon


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Above Red Slide

Above Red Slide

East Moody Canyon

East Moody Canyon


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Section 7: 50-Mile Mountain and the Kaiparowits Plateau

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50-Mile Mountain

50-Mile Mountain

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Last Chance, Paradise and to Grosvenor


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Coyote Point

4-Mile Hollow, Wahweap Canyon and Coyote Point


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Section 8-9: Hackberry and Upper Paria to Bryce to AZ


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Camp just outside Bryce

To and Through Bryce

 

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Pre-Hike Drive to Set Caches

Cottonwood Road

Howling Wolf Arch

Stone Donkey and Hogeye Canyons

Upper Swag and Lick Wash

Upper Swag or Starlight Cyn

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Sections 10-13: The Grand Canyon


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Horseshoe Mesa

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N. Kaibab Trail

Deer Creek Narrows

Thunder River to Deer Creek Falls

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Kwagunt Camp

Fishtail Mesa Saddle and Jumpup Canyon

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Section 14: Hack Canyon to The Barracks to Zion Canyon

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Obstacle and Bypass

The Barracks

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East Rim Trail and Echo Canyon


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Middle Barracks

French Canyon to The Barracks

Top of Separation Pass

Separation Pass and Jughandle Arch Route


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West Rim View

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8 Comments

  1. Jamal, do you have any video on the Haduke Trail??

    • Yes and No. Many of the videos for my long hikes cover sections of the Hayduke, but I don’t have a single video dedicated to the HT. I’m currently going back and adding video reference links on the various guide pages to make it easier find corresponding video.

  2. Jamal,

    I’ve been watching your videos for weeks, and I’ve been consistently entertained and blown away by how well done they are. So I decide to come to your site and you happen to have everything in extreme detail! You clearly put a lot of effort into this and I just wanted to let you know you are doing a fantastic job. Your hikes are very inspirational. Keep it up!

    Thanks,
    Daniel

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  4. excellent reference and the pix are right on, but now i have more alt routes to examine in 5 days

  5. This Hayduke site looks fantastic Jamal- I will keep coming back to check out new links you have added. Mouthwatering stuff thanks (and great design too)!