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Swaney Loop is a 14.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Death Valley, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from December until March.

Length 14.2 mi Elevation gain 2,969 ft Route type Loop

Backpacking

Camping

Hiking

Nature trips

Rock climbing

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Rocky

Scramble

Off trail

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Hiking

Most of the hikes in Death Valley are in and out. This is a beautiful loop day hike. It is not for beginners and it involves some scrambling. Anyone with some scrambling experience will likely have no problem getting through a few section will be fun obstacles. There are beautiful rock formations, narrows and expansive views of the Death Valley once you are on the ridge. This hike has been named after Scott Swaney. He has explored Death Valley more than anyone else and as of now has about 300 first time canyons descended/explored.