SOUTHERN UTAH    CANYONEERING 
Guided Canyoneering Trips and Instructional Courses

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3 Day Canyoneering Adventure

3 Days

April - November

From:

$750

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Foundations of Canyoneering

3 Days

10/08/21-10/10/21 or as Private

From:

$750

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Advanced Canyoneering

3 Days

10/15/21-10/17/21 or as Private

From:

$750

Utah's Red Rock Desert, or more specifically the Colorado Plateau, is home to some of the most complex terrain on the planet. It is a virtual labyrinth of arching sandstone domes, steep cliffs, and deep twisting canyons plunging into the unknown. The landscape here is so complex that this area of the lower 48 States was the last to be mapped. Today, it is still a robust haven for canyon exploration.

 

We offer canyoneering trips and courses in the heart of canyon country in the Robbers Roost and North Wash areas of southeastern Utah, near the Dirty Devil River just north of Lake Powell.  Years ago, these areas were once common hiding grounds for the likes of Butch Cassidy and his gang and today, near equal opportunities for solitude exist for those intrepid enough. There are a wide diversity of canyon trips possible in the area; from non-technical scenic romps, to multi-day technical affairs- those not for the faint of heart.

 

Due to the remoteness of the area, all trips we offer are a minimum of three day in length. In the field we can focus on day objectives from a base camp or embark on multi-day affairs. Each private trip is custom tailored to meet the desires and ability of the group.

-Foundations of Canyoneering

-Advanced Canyoneering

-3 Day Canyoneering Adventure

Foundations of Canyoneering

Over the course of three adventurous days, we focus on the core skills that teach and reinforce habits for countless safe canyoneering adventures to come! 

Topics Covered:

-Assessing environmental conditions and the weather

-Rope skills such as belaying and rappelling

-Down climbing movement techniques: friction, stemming, and lateral movement

-How to evaluate and build anchors

-Route selection

-Navigation

-Preparedness and special gear considerations. 

 

This trip involves car based camping. Gear is available for rent.

Not Included:

-Meals

-Transportation

-Camping equipment

-Personal gear

Available: 10/15/21-10/17/21

Trip Duration: 3 Days

Instructor/Student Ratio: 3:1

Trip Meets In: Green River, UT.

Prerequisites:

-Ability to hike off trail on uneven ground

-Good to excellent fitness.

Rates:

$750pp

Also available as a private trip by request

 
 

Advanced Canyoneering

In this course built for experienced climbers and those with previous canyoneering experience we focus on advanced techniques and those useful to increase safety and efficiency

 

Topics Covered:

-Advanced descent rigging

-Pothole escape and use of aid techniques

-Hauling

-Ascending

-Terrain Belays

-Rescue considerations

-Knot passes

-Improvised anchors

-Anchor backup techniques

-Convenience anchors

-Special equipment considerations

-Navigation

This trip involves car based camping. Gear is available for rent.

Not Included:

-Meals

-Transportation

-Camping equipment

-Personal gear

Available: 10/08/21-10/10/21

Trip Duration: 3 Days

Instructor/Student Ratio: 3:1

Trip Meets In: Green River, UT.

Prerequisites:

-Prior canyoneering experience

-Ability to hike off trail on uneven ground

-Good to excellent fitness.

Rates:

$750pp

Also available as a private trip by request

 

3 Day Canyoneering Adventure

Enjoy the unique splendor of three days in the remote canyon country wilderness on a trip custom tailored to the desires and abilities of your group. We will recommend particular objectives based on ability and current weather conditions and adjust further objectives accordingly.

Available: April - June, Sept. - November

Trip Duration: 3 Days

Group Size: 1-5 (larger groups please inquire)

Prior Experience: Hiking and Backpacking

Trip Meets In: Green River, UT.
 

Not Included:

-Transportation

-Camping equipment *

-Personal gear *

*Available for rent

Rates:

                 Private Group Size

     1          2            3           4 - 5

$1500   $850pp   $800pp   $750pp

 
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