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    Trango Cinch -- any lefties using it?

    Not a noob -- at least to Bogley -- I hang out and read in canyoneering forum 99% of time. Since I live in TX, got tired of canyons being so far and have taken up rock climbing, since a local group...
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    You misunderstood my post. I recognize that...

    You misunderstood my post.

    I recognize that there are two grid systems, on which locations can be specified by a pair of "x/y" coordinates (as in Cartesian plane geometry):
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    Thanks for all your replies. I am going to go...

    Thanks for all your replies. I am going to go with the UTM grid. I disagree with Iceaxe (Shane, correct? Hi. I'm Scott L). I've studied both lat/long and UTM and I prefer the UTM system. Yes, the...
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    Question on topo maps but not waterproofing per...

    Question on topo maps but not waterproofing per se. I'm getting ready to order my first map from www.mytopo.com, and I was going to order it with UTM grid overlay. I figure that would make it super...
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    [Gear] I'm at least one, who asked the same question....

    I'm at least one, who asked the same question. Great minds think alike . . .:facepalm1:
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    I think that is true -- there is some guiding...

    I think that is true -- there is some guiding service that take people out there. Click on the link above (post #4), and there is a picture of a Hummer with the caption "the only way to see the upper...
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    A third vote for Waterholes Canyon. And it's...

    A third vote for Waterholes Canyon. And it's quite close to Page, a few miles away, at the bridge south of the city, on Hi 89 (and no, I haven't been there since the flood).

    East of the highway,...
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    What's a locked clove? Is that the same as a...

    What's a locked clove? Is that the same as a triple clove--see following thread -- http://canyoncollective.com/threads/biner-block-rigging-question.18493/

    I assume it is.

    I actually like the...
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    [Trip Report] Why do you ID the graffiti as French? Is it...

    Why do you ID the graffiti as French? Is it because in French, Je is the first person pronoun? I think it's too brief to know . . . maybe Je was the first letters of another word ("....Je[...] =...
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    This doesn't sound good for canyoneering, being...

    This doesn't sound good for canyoneering, being twice as heavy and bulky as Hyperflex 4/3, especially when you consider the often long approach hikes to some canyons, as well as the bulk issue (when...
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    This doesn't sound good for canyoneering, being...

    This doesn't sound good for canyoneering, being twice as heavy and bulky as Hyperflex 4/3, especially when you consider the often long approach hikes to some canyons, as well as the bulk issue (when...
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    For rappel diagrams, I prefer what Mike Dallin...

    For rappel diagrams, I prefer what Mike Dallin did in Ouray Canyoning -- a "stair" drawing w/ canyon topo legend. One "picture" (read drawing) is worth many words -- it is often needed to keep from...
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    Don't hold your breath. According to the web...

    Don't hold your breath. According to the web site, the print books are supposed to ship on or before November 8, 2014:
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    [News] One giant pothole full of lava . . .

    One giant pothole full of lava . . .
  16. And they are quick and responsive! I ordered a...

    And they are quick and responsive! I ordered a CRITR, late Sunday night, and it arrived in Texas the following Thursday, and the shipping was incredibly inexpensive ($2.07). Now if I can only find...
  17. Thanks for both responses. I'll check them out. I...

    Thanks for both responses. I'll check them out. I am familiar with canyoneering in Ouray, having read Michael Dallin's guide and last year, I was able to carve out a morning (while on a hiking...
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    [Help] Are you aware of the book Trekking and Canyoning...

    Are you aware of the book Trekking and Canyoning in the Jordanian Dead Sea Riff?
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  19. Rocky Mountain National Park--any canyoneering?

    I think this has come up before on this forum. I did "google" this topic, and uh, nothing came up. But maybe members of the canyoneering community have unposted info or beta on this topic. I'll be...
  20. :facepalm1: mea culpa . . . From Desert...

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    mea culpa . . .

    From Desert Highlights website, info on canyoneering in Cascade Mountains:

    http://www.deserthighlights.com/cascade/oneday.htm
  21. Sounds like a fun trip. In planning your trip,...

    Sounds like a fun trip. In planning your trip, you might find useful the following website: http://www.canyoneeringnorthwest.com/.
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    My thought as well. The Gortex insures that when...

    My thought as well. The Gortex insures that when water enters the shoe, it stays there . . .
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    I wanted to second the recommendation for Salewa...

    I wanted to second the recommendation for Salewa Wildfire. I purchased them recently on the basis of bootboy's post (here? or more probably at that other canyoneering forum). They are an approach...
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    You are in luck. Tom will rent you a packraft...

    You are in luck. Tom will rent you a packraft here:
    http://www.store.canyoneeringusa.com/index.php?option=com_rokecwid&Itemid=108#!/~/product/category=2754060&id=26613544

    He's in Kanab (about 30m...
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    As long as we are on the subject of books about...

    As long as we are on the subject of books about "death in national parks",:roll: another would be Laurence Parent, Death in Big Bend. I haven't read it . . . yet, but it seems to have garnered...
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