Dry Canyon Trail (T5574)
ElevationAscent: 1,663' 507 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 7,329' 2,234 m
Low: 5,669' 1,728 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)
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“Ascend Dry Canyon with some arroyo hiking that turns into high desert.”— Eric Borer
Once you hit the switchback at mile 3.3, the trail is consistent and very easy to follow. The trail begins to get a little steeper from here up with some rocky sections mixed into the trail that will become mostly red dirt and clay.
At mile 4.2, you'll see the junction for Upper Dry Canyon (T5574A) on the left. Continue straight to stay on the Dry Canyon Trail or go left to add a some more mileage and vertical to your hike.
Reaching the signed junction for the A Trail (T119) at mile 5.5 take a left to continue to the upper Dry Canyon TH off of Westside Road.
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Land Manager: USFS - Lincoln National Forest Office