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North Nuwuvi Ledge Approach

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1.1 mi 1.7 km
891 ft 272 m
-29 ft -9 m

Start at the heap of small rocks on the side of the road. There is a faint trail through the barren landscape to the creek. Several rock piles allow for hopping across the stream, and some wooden planks permit passage across the bog. Follow the cattle trail up the hill and into the junipers. Turn south at the fork in the gully. Once the trail fades out and a dirt road is to your right, aim toward 10 o'clock and travel up the hill. There should be cairns through this section. Once a the top of the ridge where the road stops, more cairns mark the trail as it travels up and down 3 gullies to the south before simply traversing into Shoshone Gully, which is clearly bigger than anything seen before. Travel up the drainage until you encounter a large tree where going left (south) will be necessary for about 100 feet before switchbacking to the base of the rocks.