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    [Trip Report] Bob, others ( Hank is already dialed up in...

    Bob, others ( Hank is already dialed up in all/most of this)

    It's a bit of a siren sound when pictures, reports and details of a canyon are posted - particularly the down and up is involved with...
  2. [Trip Report] "First rap, I took the webbing off the Kelsey...

    "First rap, I took the webbing off the Kelsey bolts, and got one of the bolts out, but the other would not come. We re-rigged the anchor on the left and rapped on down."
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  3. Nice report sir. Lockers or no lockers. V-6, V-8,...

    Nice report sir. Lockers or no lockers. V-6, V-8, tire sizes - diameter, width - engine sizes, vehicle sizes, length, width. road/route conditions, access to vehicles, clearance. Once upon a time, a...
  4. Nice Spring Trip Report, West Jordan Traveler. ...

    Nice Spring Trip Report, West Jordan Traveler.

    I was with a group in Devils Kitchen Camp area, first part of October, for 3 nites. We had two camp sites, 4 vehicles (3, 2-Dr Rubicons and 1, 4-Dr....
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    [Help] WESTERN MOUNTAINEERING. Over the last three...

    WESTERN MOUNTAINEERING. Over the last three decades I've bought numbers of these bags; for close friends and family. They never disappoint. Currently I have three. Their newer bags come in both...
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    [Gear] Late to the Game; Swift Man ROPE: If you plan...

    Late to the Game; Swift Man

    ROPE: If you plan to run "mostly" single strand then you may(?) wish to go with a 9mm rope. If you ride double strand though and pay attention to the rope and rap, then...
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    [Help] I own both the Petzl and a Gonzo Gear caving...

    I own both the Petzl and a Gonzo Gear caving harness. One or the other fits better on certain human bodies male/female. The harness was/is the one of choice when going on ascending fests - down/up...
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    Todd, while I compliment you heartily on your...

    Todd, while I compliment you heartily on your quiver of new gear (some of which I have purchased and used) I don't understand the gusto and promotion of a rope that came into existence over a decade...
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    Oh the dimensions of guiding, and how some seem...

    Oh the dimensions of guiding, and how some seem so virtuous from their own vantage point, than from anybody else's. Too many examples, in my view, in the world, the nation and the Western United...
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    Going to Zion for the "First Time"? I agree with...

    Going to Zion for the "First Time"? I agree with the other writer, I would not do Angels landing on a Saturday. As to Fat Man's; the temps on the exit may be too high? Frankly, I would NOT get near...
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    [Trip Report] Oh the "dues" on one side, and then the...

    Oh the "dues" on one side, and then the glee/adventure and unique March visit on the other. Something different than the norm, but par for the participants I suppose. An extra walk down to the road...
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    [How To] OH? Forgot, the rope you use for ascending? Most...

    OH? Forgot, the rope you use for ascending? Most efficient to use the rope you are descending - or one similar to it. We often use rope protectors on edges and most often use 8.5 and 9mm ropes, to go...
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    [How To] OK Sir; You travel down Kolob technical and then...

    OK Sir; You travel down Kolob technical and then down the alley then turn the corner, then march further and then march up the MIA exit and road; this with wet ropes, wet wet suits and other gear. Do...
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    Sir, welcome to the E Millcreek Area. I'll make...

    Sir, welcome to the E Millcreek Area. I'll make some general observations and you can if you wish, obtain a map and then fish out more detailed options that are boundless. Neff's Canyon is on the E...
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    Poll: Each generation (no, each decade of new eyes)...

    Each generation (no, each decade of new eyes) gets to take a new look at land use planning on the Colorado Plateau? Interesting that some that are so framiliar with these corridors and have travelled...
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    That Bruce rebounds and heals. That is the...

    That Bruce rebounds and heals. That is the (present) most compelling concern from this corner. Those that promote & lead the "lemmings" into these canyons (I'm guilty to some small degree) can pick...
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    Playing with safety and tossing history (somewhat...

    Playing with safety and tossing history (somewhat aside). The rudimentary partisan will pause and toss the term "bolt war" jargon "at" an issue, that deserves to be parsed as it reveals so much about...
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    Bolts - an interesting pandoras box -with views...

    Bolts - an interesting pandoras box -with views from many angles and dimensions. Zion and zion regions surrounding - who and what said it was OK to bolt many/most of the canyons in zion? And who said...
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    Just spoke with a work mate. She, her hub and 2-3...

    Just spoke with a work mate. She, her hub and 2-3 kids were down there, at the arch, before the accident and then watched the accident. She mentioned a son and daughter in the narrative. She may have...
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    Distance for footloop? It's a curiosity, folk...

    Distance for footloop? It's a curiosity, folk talking about their ascending style and manner; communicating it and then relaying it to others. I accept and believe that a number of posters have...
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    Tresspassing - Oak Creeks From the LDS/Stake...

    Tresspassing - Oak Creeks

    From the LDS/Stake side - South Side of the Canyon: With authorization or permission one would be allowed on the property and would have permission to enter the technical...
  22. No rumor folk. Canyon Party is on. Jane Arhart...

    No rumor folk. Canyon Party is on. Jane Arhart has posted it once, twice on the Canyons Group site. Pot luck, bring food, app, drink and a sunny disposition. With Bri, Shane and others there, it...
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    The point, sir Brian - it's a muddled mess -...

    The point, sir Brian - it's a muddled mess - conjuring or figuring out the hows and why's re some folk in the outdoors. And so when a certain politician or two "turned on his mouth and didn't stop",...
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    Ropes, what will work. Political Candidates, what...

    Ropes, what will work. Political Candidates, what will work - lots of opinions and plenty of views, some slanted. Long ago folk used most any rope, mostly climbing/nylon ropes. When I started...
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    The mishap, drama, SAR, speculation re who...

    The mishap, drama, SAR, speculation re who he/she...if they come out as "known quantities" or friends of prime canyoneers, there will be excuse and explanation plenty. (The dry suit leaked, we ripped...
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