Hell's Backbone Utah

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Hell's Backbone

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Canyon near Escalante on Hell's Backbone Road

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Canyon near Escalante on Hell's Backbone Road

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Hell's Backbone Bridge over Sand Creek

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Bluff near Escalante on Hell's Backbone Road

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Hell's Backbone

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Twisted tree at Hell's Backbone

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Canyon near Escalante on Hell's Backbone Road

Construction of Hell's Backbone Road was completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1933. This allowed travel between Escalante and Boulder across Hell's Backbone. The Hell's Backbone Bridge allows travelers to pass over Sand Creek with views of the spectacular Box-Death Hollow Wilderness Area.