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Austinfarnworth

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witches cauldron, Boundary Canyon

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Mapleton, Utah

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1 trip Quandary Canyon - San Rafael Swell
Date: 04/21/2018
We did quandary direct from the top and found the canyon mostly dry with a few pools waist deep and below. No wet-suit needed at this time. The first pothole was very deep and required a few full potshots thrown to make ascending out possible. Potshots were needed a few other times in the canyon as well. We used the sandtrap three different times in the canyon and it helped us significantly because of the nearly dry conditions. Not a good canyon to do on a hot day, we were roasting with a high of 78 degrees so I can't imagine doing the canyon in warmer weather.
1 trip The Squeeze - San Rafael Swell
Date: 08/26/2017
Amazing, fun and long canyon!
1 trip Pleiades Canyon - Moab
Date: 08/19/2017
Group of 6, it took us 3 and a half hours. Great level of flow for enjoying the scenery of the canyon.
1 trip Fins and Things Canyon - Moab
Date: 08/19/2017
Did this canyon as an evening canyon and only had to do one rappel. The rest were straight forward downclimbs. A pretty lame canyon to be honest but the hike out is beautiful and well worth the time in cooler temperatures.
1 trip Witch's Cauldron - Trachyte - Land of Oz
Date: 07/26/2017
completely full of water and a blast! No issue with keeper pothole and the crux was definitely the tight high-stemming right before the end of the canyon. I definitely will come back to this one.
1 trip Cassidy Arch Canyon - Capitol Reef
Date: 05/17/2017
It was a very cold rainy may day but we knew this canyon didn't have much flash flood potential so we went for it with Calder, Maddi, Kelley and my wife. It started snowing a little bit on us while we were in there. 8 rappels
1 trip Blue John Canyon - Robbers Roost
Date: 04/15/2017
We went down little blue john and continued down the wash to the Ralston chockstone and reversed up canyon to the main fork where we up climbed the canyon and returned to the car in about 8 hours. The middle fork was completely dry and there was a few shallow pools past the Ralston chockstone.
1 trip3 trip Leprechaun Canyon - North Wash
Date: 02/11/2017
We did the middle fork and ran into a pot hole full of water near the end of middle and with no obvious natural anchor it made it quite difficult to get across without falling in.
1 trip Neon Canyon - Escalante
Date: 05/27/2016
1 trip Upper Telephone Canyon - Zion Main Canyon
Date: 03/25/2016
We attempted Telephone Canyon with two 70M dynamic climbing ropes and assumed that because we were climbers, a slot canyon would be easy. On the first rappel we rappelled too far and around a corner a full 200ft down and got our rope stuck. We didn't have ascenders so I tied into one side and my brother used just a gri gri to ascend the 200ft back up. When he reached the top he saw that the rope had been sawing through on the edge and it was almost halfway cut through! Luckily we had the two ropes tied together and he only had to cut 4ft off the end of the rope. Lesson learned: bring ascenders and static rope. We quickly got on our way and started down the cold and snowy telephone canyon, exiting luckily before dark. We had Olivia, Kirby, Elsie and Kenna with us.
1 trip Medieval Chamber - Moab
Date: 03/18/2016
Medieval Chambers was my first technical slot canyon. While on a trip with my fiance and her extended family, I planed on doing the morning glory arch simul-rappel and having some of them join me. I used screenshot satellite images to find the canyon and we successfully did the canyon with 70M dynamic climbing ropes and simul-rappeled the arch

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