Day Hike - Black Canyon (Umtanum Ridge)


Day Hike - Black Canyon (Umtanum Ridge)

We'll go up Black Canyon, traverse Umtanum ridge off-trail for 2 miles looking down at thick fields of flowers, loop back down to the other arm of Black Canyon through thick flowers, and return to the starting point.

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 MPH average moving speed

9:000 at the trailhead, use google maps and this link  or use these coordinates 46.834736, -120.712615

A detailed trip report with photos and video, we should see something like this

The route


Black Canyon (Umtanum Ridge)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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