South Fork of Maidenwater - Trachyte
LENGTH: 3-5 Hours
GEAR: Standard Technical Gear, Wetsuit during cold weather, Bring 20 m ( 66 ft. ) of webbing to replace anchors if needed.
RAPPELS: 1-6+ the biggest rap is 22 m ( 73 ft. ).
The south fork of Maidenwater is a great canyon to practice your natural anchor and/or down climbing skills. Although highly skilled individuals can descend the canyon with 1 or 2 rappels, many groups require 8 or more to surmount the numerous short drops.