Hiking Project Logo

The Vortex

Difficult
 4.7 (3)

Red rock country with beautiful views of Dammeron Valley and Pine Mountain.


Your Rating:      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty:
Your Favorites: Add to Favorites · Your List
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

Point to Point

4,405' 1,343 m

High

4,018' 1,225 m

Low

399' 122 m

Up

101' 31 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Views

Need to Know

The gravel road becomes very muddy in spots after it has rained.

Description

Trail is not obvious the entire way to the Vortex. Cairns mark the way haphazardly but are a help guiding you up and around to the back access up to the actual Vortex site. The Vortex is interesting, but the hike itself is well worth the trip even if you don't make it to The Vortex. Our last hike was after several rainstorms which resulted partially filled The Vortex with water. My wife was glad she had seen it empty. It is much more impressive when you see The Vortex dry.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jon Sundin

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 3 votes

#6355

Overall
  4.7 from 3 votes
5 Star
67%
4 Star
33%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#227

in Utah

#6,355

Overall
34 Views Last Month
625 Since Apr 20, 2019
Difficult

0%
0%
0%
0%
100%
0%

Photos

Looking from The Vortex area down on the trail to The Vortex. If you look closely in the lower right quadrant of the picture, you can see people walking back towards the parking area.
Apr 20, 2019 near Ivins, UT

0 Comments

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

Update Conditions
All Clear 35 days ago See History
Add Your Check-In

Check-Ins

Sep 18, 2020
Andrea Luikart
May 6, 2020
Astrid Harris