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White Ghost near Page AZ

  • Walmart Supercenter

    180 North 3400 West, Hurricane, UT (map)

    37.172062 -113.364708

  • This is a 9 mile hike with elevation gain of only 230 ft.
    Groves of capped white columns are located near Big Water at the edge of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The cap of the hoodoo is Dakota Sandstone which was a beach of an incoming seaway. It is 100 million years old, and the post of the hoodoos is Entrada Sandstone that is 160 million years old. There should be a layer of Morrison Sandstone but for some reason it wasn't laid down and isn't present. This is why there is such a large gap in the age of the cap and post. I have never done this hike and could get lost, but that's part of the adventure. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen and a snack. If the weather is bad we will cancel.

    Some of you could go on to Horseshoe Bend in Page, AZ.  This is a short drive of just 20 minutes from Big Water.  For those that don't want this portion we can split into 2 groups were some head back to Utah and the others on to Horseshoe Bend. 

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  • Matilda m.

    I am excite that I am able to join. C u then!

    3 days ago

  • Cj K.

    dang, I've got a conflict. Hope you do this another time.

    November 23

  • Robert P.

    I drove past it today and was tempted, but after 2100 miles in a couple of days wasn't really up for it. The weather was perfect today. Should also mention that the entire hike is in the open - no shade unless you find an occasional tree. On this hike you could actually carry an umbrella - no scrambling until you reach the hoodoos.

    November 23

  • Robert P.

    I'm guessing this is also known as the Wahweap Hoodoos. I led this hike last in the spring and you can't get lost if you just follow the very wide wash. There are a couple of interesting slot canyons on the north side, but the hoodoos are on the south side of the wash - it's a long hike and I wouldn't recommend exploring until the return leg - in case someone gets a bit tired. There is another interesting hike that you pass on the right as you return along the highway - it's called the Toadstools (I haven't checked it out, but is apparently a short and very popular trail.) I have another obligation on this date or would love to join you . . . have fun, it's a beautiful sight once you get to the hoodoos!

    November 23

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    My name is Giuseppe my friends call me "Juice". I moved to southern Utah about 4... more

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    I love being outdoors and meeting new people. Hikers are the best type of people.

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    Moved to UT Feb 2016 and loving it here! Enjoying the beautiful outdoors!

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