By: Steve Allen
Utah's Escalante: a vast jigsaw puzzle of desert canyons, draws, defiles, gorges, slots, and washes demarcating upland expanses of slickrock, benches, and ridges and delineating towers, pinnacles, and peaks.
This guide features 37 major hikes designed to satisfy any canyoneer from novice to expert, including 20 in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Dayhikers can choose routes from an hour to all day, backpackers will find multi-day hikes, and those who prefer charting their own course will profit from the information here. Aside from detailed route descriptions, Canyoneering 3 describes 14 road sections plus side roads ensure time will not be lost finding a trailhead.