death hollow

  1. Ugly

    In and Out - Boulder Mail Trail to DH

    After a few years of miscellaneous cancellations and changes of plans, my brother in law and I finally made it out for the weekend. I wanted to head south, and since he is a pilot, we thought it fitting to start from an airstrip. Besides the drive took us to places new to him. The sky was...
  2. Jackson

    Death Hollow from the Boulder Mail Trail

    May 5-8, 2017 I finished my last exam and I was free. I got together with two friends and we headed down for a weekend of camping and backpacking. We stopped in Torrey for dinner at Slackers, then we headed to find camp for the night on Boulder Mountain. Fortunately, all of the lower reaches...
  3. BJett

    Part 2. BMT - Death Hollow - Escalante River

    Day 3. Down Death Hollow to the Escalante River. Typical Death Hollow as you near the narrows Closing in on the narrows... Max is pooped Narrows The crux. Low water is your friend here. Monkeyflower and Max Death Hollow on the right, Escalante "River" on the left...
  4. BJett

    Part 1. BMT - Death Hollow - Escalante River

    April 28th-May 1, 4 days 3 nights. This is one of my favorite places in the west, I've done this trip 4 times and this was my 5th. Started at the Boulder Airstrip, hiked into Sand Creek and took a nice long break exploring down canyon a bit. Up and over the saddle, and into Death Hollow...
  5. Bob

    Death Hollow - From Hells Backbone Road to the BMT

    Super four day trip with Art, Joey and Mike...... We started at the Hells Backbone TH, dropping down a steep slope into Death Hollow thru a alpine forest. gradually it changed to a open Ponderosa forest with manzanita and cactus. Affectionately known as Cactus Flats to those with lightweight...
  6. bscuderi

    Escalante Death Hollow

    First of all I'd like to thank everybody for their suggestions on my last minute trip last week. I decided upon the escalante area and more specifically death hollow. The hike definitely left me wanting to experience more desert stuff. I liked this trip as a good introduction to southern Utah...
  7. Bob

    Death Hollow .... some pics

    Since there seems to be a lot of interest. From many, years ago, like 2001. No particular order.
  8. J

    Pics of my Memorial Weekend, 2009 trip to Death Hollow Utah......

    Went with 3 good friends. Left wichita ks about 7 pm on thursday, I drove all night until we hit Grand Junction CO, then let a friend take over. Didn't sleep AT ALL the whole time. Had a rented 4Runner that had a horrible back seat. We arrived in Escalante about 12, got the permit, had some...
  9. Nick

    The Escalante River Gorge & Death Hollow

    April 2006 The Death Hollow/Escalante River Gorge is one of those areas that I am continually drawn to when I think about a backpacking trip in the desert. There really aren't that many places where you can bring the dogs, see outstanding scenery, drink clear water and still get so out there. I...
  10. Nick

    Death Hollow & The Boulder Mail Trail

    June 2007 Ahhh Death Hollow, my favorite. I've accessed Death Hollow a multitude of ways, this time around we started at the Boulder Mail Trailhead hiked west overland into Death Hollow, south to the Escalante River, east to Sand Creek and then east again to the Highway 12 Bridge at the...
  11. Nick

    Death Hollow and The Escalante River Gorge

    September 2010 September brings colder weather back to the high elevations and me back to the desert. This year we planned a nice backpacking trip to Death Hollow. One of my favorite desert destinations. It was the first place I ever backpacked and it's an awesome place to bring the dogs. We've...

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