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    [Trip Report] 90213 I got tagged by one while approaching...

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    I got tagged by one while approaching the webbing. Not advocating that someone should have removed it, but good to hear that its no longer a threat to [unknowing] others.
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    [Trip Report] Jman, did you happen to notice if the softball...

    Jman, did you happen to notice if the softball sized wasp nest is still at the entrance rappel?
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    [Conditions] We did a canyon that exited via Kolob Creek over...

    We did a canyon that exited via Kolob Creek over Memorial Day weekend. The pools were very cold, however, it was overcast most of the day (until we hit the MIA, of course) without any direct...
  4. The rapids was added after inspecting the...

    The rapids was added after inspecting the webbing. The picture was taken thereafter.
  5. First occurrence was on the very first rappel.

    First occurrence was on the very first rappel.
  6. Disconcerting anchor techniques (Poe and Heaps)

    I was fortunate enough to go through Poe (Smiling Cricket) over this past weekend (Oct.14th) and was very surprised to see webbing being used without rapides or a quicklink. At no less than 3 anchors...
  7. I've heard it said recently and I will repeat it...

    I've heard it said recently and I will repeat it - we all need to be more like Hank!
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    Ah, good point. 4th year (season) would have been...

    Ah, good point. 4th year (season) would have been better stated. I sent you a PM so we can chat canyons and keep this topic related to the original post.
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    Hey Byron, good to hear from you. Mystery being...

    Hey Byron, good to hear from you. Mystery being our first canyon (4 yrs ago), it has been quite a ride since then.
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    That would be it. When you found it was the guide...

    That would be it. When you found it was the guide line deployed as we found it? Biner blocked to the anchor and hitched to the log jam. I started to attach to the line, then I thought better of it...
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    Oxymoron! :ne_nau:

    Oxymoron! :ne_nau:
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    Nope, this is a different one.

    Nope, this is a different one.
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    Found a stuck rope in Imlay

    Found a joined segment of Canyon Pro DS (cut) in Imlay over the weekend. If this was yours please respond and/or PM me with the details. I'm really curious as to what happened (beyond - "the rope got...
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    [Trip Report] How was the flow of the Escalante? From your...

    How was the flow of the Escalante? From your video (dark) it was a bit hard to tell. Were you able to filter water from it?
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    [News] Hank, I personally would like to extend my...

    Hank, I personally would like to extend my appreciation to you and those within the CAC for the efforts expended to maintain our access rights.
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    [Trip Report] Great TR Dakota! What an enjoyable experience...

    Great TR Dakota! What an enjoyable experience with our little ones. Can't wait to get out again, but next time we will give Max a backpack and weight it down with some rocks!
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    How about having a second competent person to...

    How about having a second competent person to double-check the rigging prior to first rappel?; Weight the anchor using a Purcell backup prior to going on rappel.

    Have you ever had to perform a...
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    Of course you are saying this with a rescue rope...

    Of course you are saying this with a rescue rope in the pack of LMAR and not at the bottom of the rappel with others, correct?
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    :2thumbs:

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    Tom, did you intend to say?: "You give up the...

    Tom, did you intend to say?: "You give up the rescue benefits of single-strand;"

    Not attempting to correct you, just trying to make sure I understand the intent of your statement.
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    [Gear] Why haven't you considered the CanyonLux? If you...

    Why haven't you considered the CanyonLux? If you have access to a discount, that might be a great selection for you.
  22. Sarcasm fully intended. I expect they would like...

    Sarcasm fully intended. I expect they would like a good turnout, such that they can document a population was provided the opportunity to comment. Given that, it would seem reasonable that another...
  23. I'm thinking seriously about going (SLC)....

    I'm thinking seriously about going (SLC). Wondering if it will be the same briefing/RFC from earlier this year, which I participated via teleconference.

    Curious as to why they are holding this on...
  24. Thread: Mystery?

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    Recall we had this discussion when these permits...

    Recall we had this discussion when these permits were first opened (back in July). http://canyoncollective.com/threads/intracacies-of-the-zion-permit-system.22051/#post-99524. Those permits were...
  25. Thread: Ringtail

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    [Conditions] Awesome! I passed the news on to the group. You...

    Awesome! I passed the news on to the group. You may recall some were very concerned for the snake, while others were not as brave as you to tackle the task at hand. Collectively, we all are thankful...
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