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Am considering doing Collins Spring to Kane as opposed to Kane to Bullet.  Best I can tell the amount of ruins/petroglyphs will be greater this way.   Only drawback for the Collins route is the shuttle cost.  This would eliminate my concern on the hitchhiking back to Kane on the Bullet option.  

Anyone completed these two routes to give me some feedback on the adv/disadv of the two?
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There are many good ruins on both routes.  If you have another day or two, you can see a good chunk of Bullet Canyon as a side trip from the Collins-to-Kane route.  The shuttle is a little pricy, but worth it.  (I've started from Collins three times.)
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You didn't say how many days or your off trail hiking ability.

Been thru Kane to out Bullet a couple times.  Collins to out Redman Cyn.  Bullet to out Government trail.  Just finished a 4 day in the lower Grand Gulch.. found a route into Shangrila and out Water Cyn (not much ruins/art in this section tho.  Knowing now, I'd go in Todie out Bullet. Dayhike up to Junction ruins and back down from mouth of Todie. Dayhike down to Step Cyn and back from mouth of Bullet.  Go down to Government trail and dayhike up towards Step and dayhike down towards Collins.  Just looking at the plots on my map most things are from Government trail to the Junction ruins...with the largest concentration between Governmnet trail and Todie cyn.

For info... they only give out permits for sure from 8a to noon.  If they are there past noon then you can get them.... we picked ours up about 2p.
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