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Death Valley National Park:
Roads and Trails - Backpacking Hikes & Trails
Type of hike:
cross-country and gravel wash
7 miles to upper Through Cyn, 16 mile loop to return via Granite Canyon
Confidence Mill site, 6.6 miles from Ashford Junction on Harry Wade Road
Confidence Hills East and Confidence Hills West 7.5 minute topo.
The east side of the Owlshead Mountains have several nice canyons for hikers to explore. Through Canyon is one of the largest and passes through to a hidden basin at the heart of the mountains. A small stand of smoke trees are found here. A possible loop trip is return via Granite Canyon.