Passage #42 - Kaibab Plateau North
Length: 16.4 miles
Southern Trailhead: Orderville Trailhead
Northern Access Point: Winter Road
Trail Route Description: Throughout this passage the route follows Trail #101 and it begins at the Orderville Canyon Trailhead on Highway 89A. After crossing the highway the trail curves to the east and then heads north. It parallels FR 249 for a while and then crosses it. The trail heads in a northeast direction until it crosses FR 249 again. From here it heads north again and then begins a descent off of the plateau. It follows a drainage and passes Government Reservoir. It continues descending and heading north-northeast, passing Summit Valley and then leveling out and coming up next to BLM road #1025. This is Winter Road and the passage ends where the trail crosses it.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Season(s): Spring, Summer and Fall (current weather forecast)
Water: Water sources are scarce and unreliable on the Kaibab Plateau. Check with the Forest Service for current conditions.
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