The Hayduke Trail may cover mostly Utah desert, but it requires more nuanced gear choices than one would expect from a "desert trail". I've spent a lot of time going over my gear selection (and potential gear backups) for the Hayduke, and after taking into consideration my timing (spring), the
The Hayduke (Trail): What, Where, Why, and How?
The Hayduke Trail is an 800(ish) mile (~1,300 km) route with its eastern terminus in Arches National Park and its western terminus in Zion National Park. The majority of the trail - or more accurately, the route - is within Utah, but there is a section that dips into Arizona and traverses Grand