JEEP LIFE AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS
"Not all those who wander are lost"
You start off cruising down a soft sand trail. As you get into it, the trail narrows and offers up a few obstacles for some fun. Nothing drastic, just enough to let you know you are off the grid a bit. A couple rock beds, a few drop offs, and a pretty good climb up a rock, all lead you to a peaceful place called The Klondike Bluffs.
Inside the Arches National Park there are a few off road trails to try. One, is a trek out to Klondike Bluffs. It is a mapped trail, but you definitely need a 4wd vehicle to make it. The 4wd Trail, yes that is the name of it, is considered moderate, but i would recommend making sure the driver has some experience before taking it on.
A great place for some lunch and a little exploring! Just be sure to take your trash with you.
I can't get enough of this beautiful place, and I can't recommend it enough. Huge arches, tall red rock towers, and the beauty of the Utah desert will give you the fix of nature you need to get ready to take on the chaotic world you go home to.
After soaking in nature a while, you're back to the trail for what is probably the most challenging piece of it all. A steep climb up and over a field of rocks. Just take it easy though, it won't be a problem, even a stock Jeep will handle it with ease. Now, I will share a small doubt I had about this last little section of the trek. I wasn't 100% positive that the steep, rocky climb part, was actually the trail. I'd say 80/20 on a sureness scale though...and that's good enough for me!
The best part of it all...being out there for hours and hours and not seeing a single person! Next time you're in Arches National Park...check out the 4WD Trail to Klondike Bluffs, you wont regret it.
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