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Big Tony

Escalante beta posted by Jeremy Freeman


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As with all beta, use the information on this page with caution. Obstacles may change or may be dependent on conditions, as well as group skills and comfort levels. Rap counts may increase if downclimbs get rigged as rappels, anchors may get altered or re-rigged, and conditions will vary. Always be prepared for the unexpected (mental, or physical challenges, or gear needs that you did not anticipate), consider your options, and look for the safest alternative for your group to descend the canyon.

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Condition Reports for Big Tony

  1. Austin Farnworth
    May 19, 2018
    Austin Farnworth



    Skill Level:



    Swimming required



    Group Size:

    4 people

    Total Time:

    1 hour 9 hours

    There is one swim in the upper reaches of the canyon that can be avoided by a full body bridge, though I suspect that most people will have to swim it. Waist deep water is encountered at the end of the dark section and there are a few other sections of knee deep water. The stemming was more physical than expected, but extremely fun. One of the most scenic canyons around!

    Posted May 20, 2018
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