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    pretty good article about canyoneering...

    Canyoneering Country Is Calling

    Learning the ropes for a canyon-based adventure in Utah’s Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument.

    BY DOUGALD MACDONALD5280 OCTOBER 2020
    My wife had only one stipulation for our first technical canyoneering adventure: no swimming. “I don’t mind wading,” Chris said, “but if any cold, muddy water gets over waist deep, I am not going to be happy.”

    So I wasn’t sure how she’d react as we peered over a chockstone—a boulder wedged between the walls of a sandstone canyon—in Utah’s Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument and saw a 20-foot-long pool of undetermined depth waiting below. “Take my camera,” Chris said. “I want to get it over with.”

    ....

    https://www.5280.com/2020/10/canyoneering-country-is-calling/
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