CANYON 15.2 miles from 81401, CO  LbNA # 11866

OwnerPA TRAVELER      
Placed DateOct 14 2004
CountyMystery
Location81401, CO
Boxes1
Found By
Last Update

Clues

Summer of 2012 Box is still there.


NOTES:
THIS TRAIL IS NOT FOR SMALL CHILDREN
THERE ARE LOTS OF AREAS ALONG THIS TRAIL WITH VERY STEEP DROP-OFFS.
THESE DIRECTIONS DO NOT PLACE YOU IN HARMS WAY.
THIS LETTER BOX IS IN A SAFE LOCATION AWAY FROM THE CANYON RIM.
ALWAYS STAY ON THE TRAIL AND AWAY FROM THE CANYON RIM.


WELCOME TO THE VISITOR CENTER, BLACK CANYON COLORADO

TAKE PORCH, LEFT HAND SIDE OF VISITOR CENTER TO THE STEPS
TAKE STEPS DOWN 240 DEGREES
BOTTOM OF STEPS TURN TO 280 DEGREES
AT TRAIL INTERSECTION FOLLOW TRAIL @ 320 DEGREES
AT TRAIL INTERSECTION FOLLOW TRAIL @ 50 DEGREES TAKE STEPS DOWN TO OBSERVATION POINT... ENJOY
RETURN TO THE VISITOR CENTER ...ALONG THE WAY FIND THE OAK FLAT LOOP TRAIL SIGN
ENTER OAK FLAT LOOP TRAIL 240 DEGREES
WINDING THROUGH SCRUB OAKS
AT TRAIL INTERSECTION FOLLOW TRAIL 240 DEGREES DOWNHILL
ENJOY YOUR HIKE DOWN INTO THE CANYON (USE CAUTION)
NOTE: THIS TRAIL HAS 8 SWITCH-BACKS (STAY ON TRAIL)
AT THE 6TH SWITCH-BACK NOTE SIGN: " RIVER ACCESS PERMIT REQUIRED" (DON'T GO THERE)
TURN TO 270 DEGREES TO STAY ON OAK FLAT LOOP TRAIL
7TH SWITCH-BACK TURNS TO 60 DEGREES
8TH SWITCH-BACK TURNS TO 280 DEGREES
WALK PAST LARGE BOLDER ON RIGHT THEN A LARGE BOLDER ON LEFT
WELCOME TO THE BOTTOM OBSERVATION POINT
ENJOY THE VIEW
TAKE TRAIL AT 240 DEGREES TAKE 19 PACES
TURN TO 100 DEGREES TAKE 18 PACES
SEE LARGE BOLDER AT BASE, QUARTS SPOTS, UNDER PILE OF STONES.
THERE ARE 3 WAYS OUT OF THIS LOCATION.
OFF THE CLIFF (PLEASE DONT GO THERE)
BACK THE WAY YOU CAME
OR MY RECOMMENDATION, CONTINUE ON AND FINISH THE OAK FLAT LOOP TRAIL.

AFTER YOUR VISIT TO THE CANYON PLEASE RETURN TO THIS WEBSITE
E-MAIL ME WITH YOUR COMMENTS ON YOUR VISIT TO THIS LETTERBOX