It’s now been over ten years since Mike Coronella and Joe Mitchell published the guidebook for The Hayduke Trail. Each year the route seems to become more popular and I get more and more questions about the route since it overlaps with many of my treks. Hence, I decided to create my own Hayduke Reference Page with details on the route along with variations, shortcuts, and worth-while diversions.
I’ll keep this page updated with posts of use to Hayduke Hikers. It’s not meant as a complete reference, but just one based on my previous hikes. If something 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 as I love chatting about this stuff! (Jamal@AcrossUtah.com)
Note: curious readers may read my original thoughts on the route and learn how it inspired me. Also, easily access this page via www.AcrossUtah.com/Hayduke
Browse content below or explore the Interactive Map with clickable POIs and segements.
Sections 1-2: Arches NP to Big Spring Canyon TH, Canyonlands
Sections 3-4: Canyonlands to Hite to Poison Spring Canyon
*** NOTE: there are many great ways through the Needles so read my overview of the best options.
Section 5: The Henry Mountains
Section 6: Burr Trail Switchbacks to Hole-in-the-Rock Road
Section 7: 50-Mile Mountain and the Kaiparowits Plateau
Section 8-9: Hackberry and Upper Paria to Bryce to AZ
Sections 10-13: The Grand Canyon
Section 14: Hack Canyon to The Barracks to Zion Canyon
*** NOTE: a rockfall in Zion has impacted the Hayduke — read about options to get around this closure.