Passage #41 - Kaibab Plateau Central
Length: 16.6 miles
Southern Access Point: Telephone Hill
Northern Trailhead: Orderville Trailhead
Trail Route Description: Throughout this passage the route follows Trail #101 and it begins at the Telephone Hill Trailhead on FR 241. From here it heads generally north and parallels Highway 67. The trail reaches a drainage and crosses it, and at the top of the drainage a road is crossed and then the trail continues in a north/northeast direction. The trail crosses FR 205 twice and then crosses FR 205B. It runs next to FR 225 for a while and then begins a long gradual descent. It follows a drainage all the way down to Big Ridge Tank, and after a short climb the trail continues descending until it reaches the Orderville Canyon Trailhead and Highway 89A.
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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