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1 day ago

Having a 4wd vehicle is a must for the last 1/2 mile of the road and even then you should drive slow to avoid any sharp rocks.

Trail is super easy but there is a shimmy or scramble at the end to get to the roost. I wouldn't consider it difficult but there is no room for error. If you slip and fall off the edge it's a 50+ foot fall to the rocks below.

I didn't feel safe taking my fiancé across so instead we hiked to the the top and climbed down the rock wall directly to the right (facing the roost). Rocks are easy to grip and if you make a mistake it's just a few feet drop to a huge ledge. Much safer IMO.

In addition to the views of the roost the top and surrounding areas are awesome to explore as well. There is more to this area than just the roost!

Nice views. Great to hike at night during full moon.

Great hike. Sometimes can be crowded, but fun anyways. Not recommended if you're afraid of heights

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Beautiful hike , we hike all the time this time took our older kids , even though they don't hike they made it just fine , it get steep a little towards the top but once at the top so worth it . I recommend it , get yo see all shapes and rocks that surround you ..

Spent 3 days and 2 nights on this trail in early June and had a great time. There is an awesome swimming hole a little over a mile in. As other posts have said, the creek crossings can be a bit hard to navigate but stacks of rocks act as trail markers and help a lot. The weather was great and there is lots of shade. The first mile and half is pretty easy hiking apart from the initial decent into the canyon but the last two miles are considerably more challenging. Went through about 4L of water per day so at this time of year bring PLENTY of water.

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4 days ago

hiking
5 days ago

Very nice hike, if we could get an earlier start it would've been better, gate opens at 800 am. Saw some mule deer while we were waiting. it would be amazing to hike this during rainy season, many dry creeks, very pretty views.

Great hike, gets your heart pumping! Nice views.