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    Thanks, Tom!

    Thanks, Tom!
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    Kolob Canyon permits question

    I'm not finding a max number of permits per day or per group for Kolob. I'm aware that I need to know the CFS being released (max of 5cfs to get permits) and will gather that before showing up. ...
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    [Trip Report] I'm surprised that nobody has ever responded to...

    I'm surprised that nobody has ever responded to this amazing trip report. I love backpacking and I love canyoneering. This trip fascinates me!
  4. I've done the AZ canyons in late May and early...

    I've done the AZ canyons in late May and early July. Late May was far better from a water level perspective.

    I agree on the Escalante recommendation of May or September. I've been there in...
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    It is in Red Rocks. There are a number of really...

    It is in Red Rocks. There are a number of really good canyons in the area. We did Ice Cube, Mud Springs, and Old Bill. I would love to repeat Ice Cube and Old Bill, but do not suggest Mud Springs...
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    First video of Old Bill on the interwebs

    Old Bill has clearly not gotten much attention over the years, but my goodness is it a good canyon! At least it is for those who love a good downclimbing challenge. Here is video of our group having...
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    [Trip Report] Thanks for the trip report! Did that one last...

    Thanks for the trip report! Did that one last year and really enjoyed it. Thanks for the reminder of good times.
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    [Trip Report] I've done that exit four times now. I messed it...

    I've done that exit four times now. I messed it up once and it was a royal pain when I did it as described in the original post. The three times I got it right, it wasn't too bad.
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    [Trip Report] Here's a video I put together of the last rappel...

    Here's a video I put together of the last rappel / pothole of Illusions. Could be a serious challenge to get around without getting in.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDlM9cTf2-g
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    Well, it sounds more like an angry / sad mother...

    Well, it sounds more like an angry / sad mother making this happen rather than a friend, but that sure is rough. Maybe she's financially broke as well? Either way, the whole situation is ugly.
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    [Trip Report] It still amazes me that nobody has gone down this...

    It still amazes me that nobody has gone down this canyon when one of these bears is still swimming for its' life. That would be a game changer! There had been a dead skunk in it the day before we...
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    [Trip Report] That sure is different from when our group only...

    That sure is different from when our group only made it through half of the canyon in June 2016 when the snow pack had been unreal high that winter. What I learned is that if Mill Cr is running at...
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    Does this old feud have more to do with sharing...

    Does this old feud have more to do with sharing of beta, perspective of how to go through canyons, political perspective or all of the above. I was just getting into this stuff back when the split...
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    How much rain to fill a canyon?

    Does anyone have a link or knowledge on how much rain it would take to fill up an "average" slot canyon. I'm not talking Buckskin Gulch (giant) or something really tiny like Zebra... just an average...
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    [Trip Report] Glad it worked out! That's where I had to go to...

    Glad it worked out! That's where I had to go to get a permit for Lower Water Holes. Be prepared for there to be nobody at the office. That's a common occurrence from what I was told when I was...
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    I message the BLM about this a couple weeks ago...

    I message the BLM about this a couple weeks ago and they confirmed that it is still illegal to rap Corona Arch
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    [Trip Report] Did you try (520) 871-6645? It may be (928)...

    Did you try (520) 871-6645? It may be (928) 871-6645 or (928) 871-6647 now. Also, the Lechee Chapter House might be able to help you out. (928) 698-2805
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    [Trip Report] I see that a Subaru Forester got in to this...

    I see that a Subaru Forester got in to this campsite at some point. https://backcountrypost.com/threads/dirty-devil-river-slot-canyons.5722/

    I lifted my Outback Sport three inches and it now has...
  19. [Help] We camped a little South of there and barely...

    We camped a little South of there and barely North of the road at the cliff. I think it took us less than half an hour to get to the trailhead, just over 20 minutes is sticking in my mind.
  20. [Help] We camped near the radio tower / cliff overlook...

    We camped near the radio tower / cliff overlook in the Little Creek Mountains when we did Water Canyon and really enjoyed that spot. The road to it is pretty good other than the last 100 yards to...
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    I've already got rope bags for up to 200ft. ...

    I've already got rope bags for up to 200ft. Apparently, I need to start carrying a bigger pack all the time :roll: and add another rope bag for longer ropes. When I've been on trips where everyone...
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    My issue thus far with bagging has been space. I...

    My issue thus far with bagging has been space. I would love to bag more, but I also like to be a minimalist. Bags add a lot of space. I'm starting to think that I would prefer to have some...
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    Do you bag your rope for long raps, Tom?

    Do you bag your rope for long raps, Tom?
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    In this instance, it was the big drop in...

    In this instance, it was the big drop in Insomnia. The edge was protected with a car floor mat attached to some roughly 5mm cord.
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    The spinning incident did occur on a coiled 330ft...

    The spinning incident did occur on a coiled 330ft 10.5mm Sterling HTP rope. In the future, I will not coil for the big drops. Thank you for that tip 2065toyota
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