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In search of canyoneering partners Utah Oct 22-25

Discussion in 'Meet Up' started by Preston Gable, Jul 24, 2018.

  1. Preston Gable

    Preston Gable

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    Coming out from Iowa for the EOE rendevous by myself and want hit some new canyons before. Only really done canyons in Escalante area before and open to anything else in Utah.

    I'll have my 4wd pickup and am willing to drive wherever. Have my own gear, rope, wetsuit, and PLB. Willing to be a pack mule for the opportunity to tag along and see some new canyons. I would say I'm fairly competent canyoneer for the number of canyons I've done and looking through the ACA skills sheet I think I could check off everything through Aspirant and most of Leader 1.

    Little about myself, grew up and live in Iowa. Have undergrad in Agriculture & Biosystems Engineering and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and Biorenewable Resources. Work in Biofuels research. My wife and I own a winery (willing to bring plenty to share :)). Volunteer Firefighter and EMS. Have FF1 and will be taking EMT this winter. Taken courses in Technical Rope Rescue, Swift Water Rescue, and Ice Rescue. I'm 29 fairly fit 6' 200lbs hopefully closer to 185 by October.

    Quick canyon resume
    Canyoneering course and pothole workshop with EOE
    Micro Death+dirty jobs
    E0,1,1.5,2, and 3
    Sad Cow Disease
    AFC
    Doodles
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  2. Scott Patterson

    Scott Patterson

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    I may be interested.
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  3. townsend

    townsend

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    I may be interested as well; hard to know my schedule this early. Will try to keep track of thread.

    Scott
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  4. qedcook

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    Those all sound like fun canyons. Keep me posted.
  5. Preston Gable

    Preston Gable

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    Those are the canyons I have done, open to doing any others on this trip
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