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blue Aztec Butte Trail

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0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 211' 64 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 6,293' 1,918 m
Low: 6,082' 1,854 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 43% (23°)

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A shorter trail with amazing butte-top views of the canyon. Some light scrambling is required.

Josh Bleßing

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This is nice trail that is a bit shorter, offering some excellent 360-degree views of the Green and Colorado river valleys. The trail is marked with cairns, and requires some rock scrambling up a steeper slope as you get closer to the top. It can be particularly windy on the butte so an extra layer is advised. The top is about 400 meters around. This trail is less popular than some of the others in Canyonlands and offers a bit more seclusion.

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Mar 19, 2019
Dennis Chan
Final stretch require rock scrambling and confidence running up the hill, shoes with good traction go a long way. 1.5mi — 1h 00m
Mar 15, 2019
Kenzie T
Mar 10, 2019
Dp Mn
With family and John
Dec 27, 2018
Jorge Quintana
Sep 21, 2018
Ryan Rossell
A little steep at times but easy trail. 2mi
Aug 17, 2018
Colin Sauter
1mi
Aug 10, 2018
Denis de REYNAL
2mi
Jul 14, 2018
Josh Hefti
1.6mi

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 8 votes

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  4.6 from 8 votes
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#172

in Utah

#4,161

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617 Since Feb 19, 2016
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Aztec ruin a little underwhelming, but the view on top of the butte is spectacular. Apr 1, 2019

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