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Recent Condition Reports

  1. Austin Farnworth Hard Day Harvey
    Hard Day Harvey is holding a fair amount of water right now, mandatory neck deep wades, or swims if you walk...
    Nov 10, 2018 at 10:44 PM by Austin Farnworth
  2. stropsa Middle Waterholes
    Ran thru waterholes in feb of 2017, i was using the beta from the grand canyoneering book. The beginning is...
    Nov 7, 2018 by stropsa
  3. Ryan R Shinob Canyon - Nighthawk (Y-bru-sats) Fork
    The canyon over the weekend was beautiful and full! Recent rain had topped the potholes off and we had zero...
    Oct 24, 2018 by Ryan R
  4. Evan Christensen Cassidy Arch Canyon
    I thought this could be a busy weekend to do Cassidy Arch canyon so we got up at dawn and headed out. We...
    Oct 14, 2018 by Evan Christensen
  5. Austin Farnworth Knotted Rope Canyon
    potholes can be escaped via beached whale, though in a few weeks you might need some potshots. We replaced...
    Sep 17, 2018 by Austin Farnworth
  6. Zach T Egypt 1.5 aka Bobo
    Left a sand bollard anchor at one of the last downclimbs that should be considered marginal.
    Sep 17, 2018 by Zach T
  7. Zach T Sad Cow Disease
    Nasty water that may be avoidable with full body bridging and considerable exertion. Very pretty canyon.
    Sep 17, 2018 by Zach T
  8. Zach T Morocco Canyon
    Water was avoidable, some awkward starts on a few of the rappels for LMAR (or everybody if you don't courtesy...
    Sep 17, 2018 by Zach T
  9. wisconnyjohnny Zebra Canyon
    Set up rap RDC off fence post. 67 ft to canyon floor. Drops you into the zebra part of canyon. Neck deep...
    Sep 3, 2018 by wisconnyjohnny
  10. Rdunn Illusions
    The big keeper at the end of the last rap is in FULL KEEPER STATUS with three dead animals rotting in it: a...
    Aug 10, 2018 by Rdunn

Featured Canyons

Top Rated Canyons

Shenanigans - 3A III R
North Wash is famous for tight, physical slots. And perhaps no canyon epitomizes the "skinnies" more than Shenanigans. Even when you fit, it's frighteningly narrow. And...
5/5, 7 votes
Fabulous Fun. White Canyon is a tremendous Cedar Mesa canyon and that would be just fine. But then it narrows and deeps. You climb into the bowels of the earth, and are...
5/5, 4 votes
Zebra Canyon - 2A II
Zebra Canyon has a very short slot that's one of the most visually stunning around. The unmarked but well defined trail has very little elevation gain/loss and no shade...
5/5, 3 votes
Cypress Creek - 3C II
Cypress Creek is the classic introductory technical canyon in Vancouver, with easy access, spectacular moderate waterfall rappels, and beautiful surroundings, all in an...
5/5, 2 votes
5/5, 2 votes
Sulphur Creek - 2A II
The Hype Sulphur Creek is an amazing journey down a small stream under towering cliffs in Capitol Reef National Park. The 6 mile point to point hike starts at Chimney...
5/5, 1 votes
Fiddler Cove Canyon is a spectacular and isolated canyon system that drains into the Dirty Devil River. The canyon is seldom visited and there are many places to...
5/5, 1 votes
Box Creek - 3C II
Box Creek is a beautifully sculpted, flowing canyon just west of Squamish, BC. The carving and formations in the granite are very unusual, more resembling the morphology...
5/5, 1 votes
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Imlay -
5/5, 1 votes
Raven - 3B II R+
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Trachyotomy - 3B II/III R
5/5, 1 votes
Trail Canyon - 3B III R
5/5, 1 votes
Parker -
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Mumbai -
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New Canyons

Looking for additional beta on Escalante River Canyons
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Pearson's Canyon is the only canyoneering/canoning canyon in northern Utah near Ogden. Located in the mountains near the town of Willard sits one of the most physically demanding canyons in Utah; a 5 rappel, 14 hour door to door adventure.
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Has anyone done Waterholes lately. We have a permit for sunday and are exiting at the midway point. I am looking for more up to date beta because the most recent i can...
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Pothole assessment and staging area, Illusions Canyon
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Big Faddy - 3B/C iii,
A pretty 3/4 day canyon featuring an old mining camp from pre statehood. Best done after recent snow, this canyon features 5-7 drops and beautiful sculpting unlike any other canyon in the Sierra anchas. ***THIS CANYON USES ADVANCED NATURAL ANCHORS***
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Minnow Canyon - 3AII
This was a beautiful and short technical canyon - short enough to do in an afternoon and be home for dinner, as I did with a buddy. I found myself repeating: "This...
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Dry Hollow - 3AI
A quick canyon with an approach nearly as short as Zion's Pine Creek.
4/5, 1 votes
Full day canyon with big views and easy access from behind the City of La Quinta. Nice variety of challenging rappels and down climbs keep things interesting. This is...
4/5, 1 votes
The Snakelet - 3AI
As it drains the Rattlesnake Bench, the name is a continuation of the Serpentes name theme.
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Raven - 3B II R+
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Tango -
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Voodoo -
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Most Popular Canyons

Zebra Canyon - 2A II
Zebra Canyon has a very short slot that's one of the most visually stunning around. The unmarked but well defined trail has very little elevation gain/loss and no shade...
5/5, 3 votes
Yankee Doodle is a short, often dry canyon that makes a great introduction for beginners. The slot is narrow and beautiful with seasonal redbud flowers blooming in...
3.8/5, 5 votes
Baptist Draw - 3A II
Baptist Draw is an extremely scenic canyon in the San Rafael that is easy to get to and straight forward to get through. It is commonly done by novice groups and...
4.25/5, 4 votes
Morocco Canyon - 3A II
Biggest Bang for the Buck in North Wash - and No Squeezing! A great little Wingate canyon in the heart of Navajo country. Morocco gives a respite from the squeezing...
4.1111111111111/5, 9 votes
Cassidy Arch Canyon is a true classic! The entry rappel will take your breath away, but the excitement doesn't end there. There’s never a dull moment, with surprises...
4.75/5, 4 votes
The Chamber of the Basilisk is a fantastic feature in the Goblin Valley State Park located in the San Rafael Swell area. The thing that makes the Chamber of the Basilisk...
4.1666666666667/5, 6 votes
High Spur - 3A/B II
High Spur has the reputation of being one of the most photogenic slots in all of Robber's Roost. It's right up there with Happy Canyon, and sometimes jokingly referred...
4.3333333333333/5, 3 votes
Set among soaring Wingate walls under a sky-scape of white capped Navajo sandstone domes, the three east forks of Shinob provide some of the best scenery in the park....
3.5/5, 2 votes
Sulphur Creek - 2A II
The Hype Sulphur Creek is an amazing journey down a small stream under towering cliffs in Capitol Reef National Park. The 6 mile point to point hike starts at Chimney...
5/5, 1 votes
No Kidding - 4A III R
No Kidding is like no other North Wash canyon. Instead of skinny physical narrows, No Kidding is characterized by big drops, and potholes. Think "Squeeze" in the Swell,...
4.6666666666667/5, 6 votes
Hog 1 - Boss Hog - 3A III R
The Hog Springs Complex is a canyoneering playground with 4 separate technical slots, each with unique characteristics and difficulties. Hog 1 draws it's nickname from...
4.2857142857143/5, 7 votes
A short, deep, and rarely visited canyon in the western part of the San Rafael Swell. Named "Secret Mesa Canyon" in Michael Kelsey's San Rafael book after nearby Secret...
3/5, 1 votes
Set among soaring Wingate walls under a sky-scape of white capped Navajo sandstone domes, the three east forks of Shinob provide some of the best scenery in the park....
4/5, 2 votes
Set among soaring Wingate walls under a sky-scape of white capped Navajo sandstone domes, the three east forks of Shinob provide some of the best scenery in the park....
3/5, 1 votes
Diana's Throne Canyon, also known as the Huntress Slot, is a great easy slot canyon located near Hwy 89 between Mt Carmel Jct and Kanab UT. The canyon boasts 2 major...
2/5, 2 votes
Eaton Canyon - 3B/C IV
Eaton Canyon is one of the crown jewels of the San Gabriels and the area-favorite of many. It has a lot of water for the area which transforms its many smooth granite...
4.625/5, 8 votes
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The Best Canyon in the Swell! Well, the meatiest technical canyon in the Swell, at the very LEAST. The Squeeze is a lot of fun when full of water, featuring many...
4.7142857142857/5, 7 votes
Monkey Business - 3A/B II
Monkey Business is a fun canyon, with a high pay to play ratio. While it doesn't quite have the action of Shenanigans or Foolin' Around, it is still quite beautiful, and...
3.8/5, 5 votes
Headdress Canyon - 3B/C II
Headdress Canyon has everything canyoneers love all wrapped up in quick 3 hour tour. While it's short in length, the ease of access, low difficulty level and proximity...
3.4/5, 5 votes
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