Hayduke Trail (HDT)

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Hayduke Trail runs for a length of 1290 kilometers through Utah and Arizona in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as very hard and it usually takes 65 days to walk the Hayduke Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way Generally difficult!
The water supply must be planned in detail in advance and, if necessary, water supplies have to be deposited en route.

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Hayduke Trail

1.290 km
Elevation gain
31.300 m
Elevation loss
31.100 m
Highest Point
Mt. Ellen / 3.513 m
Lowest Point
Grand Canyon / 585 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
1.290 km
31.300 m
31.100 m
Mt. Ellen
3.513 m
Grand Canyon
585 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Hayduke Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Hayduke Trail
Wilderness / Virtually no people and no settlements

The best time to hike the Hayduke Trail is:


Arrival to the Hayduke Trail

You will arrive via McCarran International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Taxi / Zug. Duration approx. null hours.

Departure from the Hayduke Trail

Departure is via Salt Lake City International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Flugzeug / Zu Fuß. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Hayduke Trail

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