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Leatham Hollow hike, 9 June, 2018

Trip Summary:

  • Eight hikers: Deanna (leader), Brent, Dave W., Dave P., Jane, Susan, Teresa and Laurie, with Jasper (dog).
  • Drove 16 miles to the Leatham Hollow in Left Fork of Blacksmith Fork Canyon, parked by the road due to congestion, about 250 yards from the trailhead.
  • Started hiking 8:40, with a 45-minute lunch a short distance SW of the upper trailhead. Returned to our cars at 2:50 and Logan at 3:20.
  • Clear skies and warm temperatures with a light breeze (it was getting hot by the end of our hike).
  • Our GPS track shows 8.7 miles with about 2300 feet of ascent and descent.

Thanks to Dave W., Dave P., Susan and Jane for photos and Dave W. for the GPS data .

At the top of Leatham Hollow
A large log across the trail, about 1/2 mile from the top
Big Baldy, as seen from the trail
Our shady lunch spot overlooking Millville Canyon
Columbine Thimbleberry
Wild sweet pea? Arnica
Wallflower Mitrewort
Striped coral root orchid Larkspur
Bigleaf balsamroot Mule ears
Ninebark Gopher snake
Our GPS track shows 8.7 miles and about 2300 feet of ascent and descent

You can look at our route using: Google Earth, the various map and aerial views of Google Maps or download our GPS file.