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Descent from top of Guaranteed Rugged

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1.7 mi 2.7 km
Length
204 ft 62 m
Ascent
-2,969 ft -905 m
Descent

~2:20 hours for an average party. Could be 1:30 hours or less if you love going down steep gullies, or up to 3 hours if you really don't like steep loose gullies. The "5th class section" of fixed lines also has several steep loose dirt/gravel/rock sections where a slide wouldn't be fun. At a slow pace, there's about 30 minutes of teeth clenching descending on steep loose terrain (starts soon after the waterfall).

From the top of the climb, continue straight up 10 meters and then find the obvious trail with the tree markers heading slightly left. Follow the well marked trail uphill for about 7 mins, and then follow it as it traverses left (North) through slightly downhill terrain for 10 mins until you're on the north side of the Great Gully. Follow the well marked trail steadily downhill through this gully for about 90 mins. You'll encounter the waterfall halfway down, and then encounter the fixed lines and steep loose terrain. Finally, 30 mins of trail down to the road and car!

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