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  1. Thread: *Lost & Found*

    by rick t
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    Sticky: Lost a pair of prescription glasses/transitions...

    Lost a pair of prescription glasses/transitions sunglasses over the weekend running through Lucky Charms, in case somebody finds them
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    canyoneering alone, as a novice, with no...

    canyoneering alone, as a novice, with no training, will get you injured, rescued, or killed. you are a Darwin Award candidate. take a class, or two. go with a group, including someone with some...
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    the word vandalism to describe someones little...

    the word vandalism to describe someones little pile of pebbles strikes me as being both grossly incorrect and sadly overwrought about nothing.
    My dictionary defines vandalism as "mischievious or...
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    [News] Steve died of a heart attack while hiking in the...

    Steve died of a heart attack while hiking in the Colorado National Monument. I was sure it wasn't due to an accident, because he was one of the most competent, conservative and safe canyoneers I...
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    [News] Steve Morga, RIP

    We Lost A Good One Today

    Forgive me for not providing a lot of detail but they are still coming in. Today many of us lost a friend, mentor, and colleague in Steve Morga. This is his MeetUp page...
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    I would not buy a 200 and cut it, The two 120"s...

    I would not buy a 200 and cut it, The two 120"s idea is the best one, those two ropes will get you through Mystery, for instance, where one 200, or two 100s would not. when you start doing raps...
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    [Conditions] just doing a little holiday reading, and ran...

    just doing a little holiday reading, and ran across this great quote from Tom, which perfectly fits this discussion about bolts, and the tendency of zealots to want to chop bolts because THEY can do...
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    [Conditions] Or, since this exit rap is a 100 ft free , and...

    Or, since this exit rap is a 100 ft free , and there isn't shit there to make an anchor with, and the bolts are solid and well placed, maybe we should just leave them there and thank whoever put them...
  9. [Help] did Orderville a couple of weeks ago, the "swim"...

    did Orderville a couple of weeks ago, the "swim" at the usual jump, turned out to be only 1 foot deep, due to being filled in with sand and gravel, much like the Subway is currently. So while there...
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    The Kolob Tragedy

    The Kolob Tragedy
    The Lost Tale of a Canyoneering Calamity

    by Noel DeNevers

    In July 1993, five teenage boys and three men on an LDS youth group attempted a canyoneering trip in Kolob Creek of...
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    [Trip Report] An Arhart clan lead team did this 10 years ago...

    An Arhart clan lead team did this 10 years ago with 9 ropes, I'm sure using fewer ropes eliminated some of the sketchy transitions from ascending rope to solid ground above the anchor, going back up....
  12. The day they put in toilets you can kiss off...

    The day they put in toilets you can kiss off using this site and start looking for a new place for canyoneers to camp, since this will always be full with boaters, bikers, motor homes and general...
  13. Thread: Found stuff!

    by rick t
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    thanks Bo, got it.

    thanks Bo, got it.
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    [Trip Report] victim was 100 ft down, and out of sight, but...

    victim was 100 ft down, and out of sight, but still 25 ft off the deck, on a single 125 ft rope. went down on a second rope, and tried unsuccessfully, to back it out using a counterbalance to lift...
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    [Trip Report] the photo of the little one, number 11, shows the...

    the photo of the little one, number 11, shows the belay device, a Critter, it looks like, almost right up against her head/helmet, with the quik link to give it the 90 degress turn. unless she is...
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    canyon booty if its untraceable. How many lost...

    canyon booty if its untraceable. How many lost cameras owners have been found by posting the pictures, how many ropes returned to their owners? If you find out whose it is, and still keep it, thats...
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    lost pack in Pine creek

    my group left an old red Heaps Imlay Canyoneering pack in Pine Creek on July 9th. At the top of the 15 footer off the log, right before the rap into the cathedral. Didn't figure it out until we...
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    real funny. I was the young guy

    real funny. I was the young guy
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    Stuck rope in Mystery

    pulling the rope at the Mystery Springs rappel, despite being careful to send it up clean, the last 6 inches of our Sterling C-IV got stuck in between the wall and the big chockstone. After full...
  20. [Help] with Zion temps running 108- 109 right now, this...

    with Zion temps running 108- 109 right now, this is probably the last canyon I would want to be dropping into. the water in the bottom is nice, coming out the other side helps get you out of the sun...
  21. Thread: Upper Black Box

    by rick t
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    [Trip Report] How times have changed. In SA's original...

    How times have changed. In SA's original Canyoneering tome, the San Rafael Swell (1992) he recommends not doing it above 25 CFS. I like to drop in at the old trailhead, there are several...
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    MUCH better, not incrementally better. I have...

    MUCH better, not incrementally better. I have found the Bluewater 9 mm canyon line and the 8mm canyon extreme to be damned near indestructable, using the ropes for 3-4 years under heavy use without...
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    [How To] I slip a pair of levis shorts on over the wetsuit...

    I slip a pair of levis shorts on over the wetsuit if I'm going to be doing a lot of sliding. Roger used to wear a full pair of levis and a long sleeved wool shirt over his fancy Camaro to protect...
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    [News] Colorados COSAR card is only 3$ per year, or 12$...

    Colorados COSAR card is only 3$ per year, or 12$ for 5 years. http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DOLA-Main/CBON/1251592090523
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    Boy Scout Canyon

    This canyon is most often done, and on a daily basis, by non canyoneering river runners, coming up from the bottom, and most likely they are the ones who have placed the ropes which are there. The...
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