This challenging trail requires strong navigation and awareness skills as you enter the heart of the badlands. In this environment, it can be up to 10° hotter than other areas. Plan to hike in the early morning and be prepared for extreme heat.

*Special Note: This route is a remote wilderness experience that requires preparedness, self-reliance and orienteering skills.

Distance: 6 km One-way
Time: 4 to 5 hours
Level of Difficulty: Very difficult
Trailhead: West across Rock Creek bridge
Latitude: 49.070800615289485 Longitude: -106.53082848016805 (in decimal degrees)
13U 0388192E 5436455N (Coordinates given are UTM datum NAD83)