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  1. Go UP young man! When it gets too small, you...

    Go UP young man!

    When it gets too small, you have to go up. Tends to be harder.

    Tom
  2. [Beta] We often go UP that with some challenges, so yes,...

    We often go UP that with some challenges, so yes, I think it would be fun. Assuming you can meat anchor, of course... and - how many adults? You will likely want an adult to spot the adult that...
  3. [Trip Report] "The next entrance I was looking for was the...

    "The next entrance I was looking for was the "More Fun Entrance" which, as I understand it, involves rappelling off a hoodoo. Never saw that at all. Anyway, we found a good entrance later on, a crack...
  4. [Trip Report] I like the Bachman Knot. Same idea, with a handle...

    I like the Bachman Knot. Same idea, with a handle installed.

    "Question - when we ascended the rope, I used two klemheists. The one that had the foot loop attached to it (which I would stand up in)...
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    Kolob is a special case because of the dam, thus...

    Kolob is a special case because of the dam, thus it is not reservable AND information on it is not conspicuous.

    Group size 6. Total permits per day 12.

    Tom
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    Looks like it is 29$ from ZAC. Might be a bit...

    Looks like it is 29$ from ZAC. Might be a bit less (or negotiable) elsewhere.

    https://www.zionadventures.com/zion-eastern-trailhead-shuttles.html

    Tom
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    Keyhole is very amendable to going solo. Though...

    Keyhole is very amendable to going solo. Though perhaps not as much fun...

    Orderville is amendable, except for the car shuttle situation. CAN purchase a shuttle to drop you off at the trailhead.
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    [Gear] On Bogley, yes. Elsewhere, probably not. T

    On Bogley, yes.

    Elsewhere, probably not.

    T
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    [Gear] YOU have remarkable powers, to start in Zion, and...

    YOU have remarkable powers, to start in Zion, and end up in Neon Canyon / Escalante. I did not see the wormhole that went there, but...

    Tom
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    [Gear] Pine Creek, Zion - Last rappel is about 90...

    Pine Creek, Zion -

    Last rappel is about 90 feet. Longest rappel otherwise is about 55 feet.

    Party of 6. We had three ropes in the 100 to 150 foot range.

    I also had a FiddleStick and a 200'...
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    Let us be Grateful... 92983

    Let us be Grateful...

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    [Gear] Found.

    Found.
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    [Gear] Zion Pine Creek July 13 - Lost Rope

    I stuck a rope on the first rap in Pine Creek on Saturday. The end came down on the debris in-between stages and buried itself into the rocks and got stuck. A party behind us tried to free the end...
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    I'd be happy to look for them next time I am...

    I'd be happy to look for them next time I am through...

    I'm not quite clear on where. Down at the very bottom? The parking near the Pine Creek Bridge, just before the road starts climbing up the...
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    [Gear] This is a good thing to do. It tightens the...

    This is a good thing to do. It tightens the sheath on the core and decreases sheath slippage. Although I would call it "conditioning" rather than washing.

    Tom
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    [Gear] I've got one of those and I think it works fairly...

    I've got one of those and I think it works fairly well. Still, I think soaking and agitating is the place to start.

    I use an old cooler.

    Tom
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  18. [Conditions] It has been cold, the melt off has been slow. And...

    It has been cold, the melt off has been slow. And we have had a bunch of rain, which I think gets trapped in the snow up high, adding to the water content. Crazy year.
  19. [Conditions] If it got 10 degrees colder, maybe the melt off...

    If it got 10 degrees colder, maybe the melt off would slow down and the Narrows could be open...

    Tom
  20. [Conditions] You mean like, you will be rappelling in...

    You mean like, you will be rappelling in waterfalls, next to waterfalls, etc. You'll be using contingency anchors, etc. Longest rap in there is 165'... The water flowing is snowmelt, so it tends to...
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    [Help] You could drive up the Cane beds road (2 miles...

    You could drive up the Cane beds road (2 miles East of Hildale) and go at least 10 miles (paved) and there are plenty of camping places up there somewhere... though since I have not used them, I...
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    Found rope in North Wash

    Name: Tim Pote
    Email Address: capitolreefadventurecompany@gmail.com
    Subject: found rope
    Message: Hello,
    I'm not sure of the best way to make this happen?....I was behind a family, in blarney, and...
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    Let me stick my foot in my mouth again: When...

    Let me stick my foot in my mouth again:

    When asked if he had ever been lost, Daniel Boone replied: "Nope, never been lost. Now I was a might confused for three days once..."
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    I just chatted with a reporter from Denver Fox...

    I just chatted with a reporter from Denver Fox News - the group intended to be in Leprechaun. The SAR team got out there and did not find them in Leprechaun... "uh oh", went and got them in...
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    YET.

    YET.
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