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The Vulcans Throne Route provides a challenging 1,000 foot / 300 m ascent up the cinder-covered slopes of a volcanic cone, rewarding hikers with a dramatic view of the expansive esplanade and distant Shivwits Plateau. Park at the south end of the Vulcans Throne spur road and look to the east for the faint trail. This short hike, less than a mile, gains significant elevation. A register marks the top (go past the first “false” summit).
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