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Recent Condition Reports

  1. Austin Farnworth Cassidy Arch Canyon
    There has been some flash flood damage on the grand wash road and it was closed to vehicles, making the total...
    Sep 21, 2017 at 2:22 PM by Austin Farnworth
  2. Austin Farnworth The Squeeze from the top via Miners Trail
    The water is currently at about half capacity. There are plenty of keepers to deal with, though all but one...
    Sep 4, 2017 by Austin Farnworth
  3. Austin Farnworth Shinob Canyon - Nighthawk (Y-bru-sats) Fork
    Started at about 9:30 am and took a while getting up bear canyon to Nighthawk. The first rappel has a crack...
    Sep 4, 2017 by Austin Farnworth
  4. DesertDessert Johnson Arch Canyon
    The park updated the link for the permits again....
    Aug 26, 2017 by DesertDessert
  5. DesertDessert Hidden Star
    There is no real trail on the approach or exit of the canyon. GPS was extremely helpful. The first rap is...
    Aug 26, 2017 by DesertDessert
  6. DesertDessert Yankee Doodle Hollow
    There wasn't quite as much water as expected. There were about 2 mandatory swims or so and some waist to...
    Aug 26, 2017 by DesertDessert
  7. Ross Platt Angel Creek
    Had a great time descending Lower Angel Creek this past Friday. It was around 80 degrees which made the water...
    Jun 26, 2017 by Ross Platt
  8. wisconnyjohnny Dry Hollow
    I wouldn't take a beginner in here. Bigger canyoneers will stay high the whole time approx 200 to 400 ft.
    May 31, 2017 by wisconnyjohnny
  9. wisconnyjohnny Diana's Throne Canyon
    The easiest kiddie canyon i've seen. Kinda pretty at the end but more of a technical wash thru out. Dry...
    May 21, 2017 by wisconnyjohnny
  10. 2065toyota Spooky Gulch
    Peekaboo / Spooky loop. Definitely one everybody should see
    May 2, 2017 by 2065toyota

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
Raven - 3B II R+
5/5, 1 votes
Imlay -
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Trachyotomy - 3B II/III R
5/5, 1 votes
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Trail Canyon - 3B III R
5/5, 1 votes
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Parker -
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Mumbai -
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New Canyons

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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Wasp -
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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
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
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
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...
4.25/5, 8 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...
4.66666666667/5, 3 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...
4.16666666667/5, 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...
4.33333333333/5, 3 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
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...
4.28571428571/5, 7 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
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,...
4.66666666667/5, 6 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....
3/5, 1 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
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
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
3.33333333333/5, 3 votes
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...
4.83333333333/5, 6 votes
Pine Creek - 3B III
A Great Little Canyon. Pine Creek is a true Zion Classic. It has a big handful of fun rappels, some downclimbs, swims; and then a tedious hour of boulder-hopping to...
4.57142857143/5, 14 votes
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