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Brunojv

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Chambers! Leprechaun, Morocco, Egypt 2, Little Blue John, Hogwarts, Subway

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Arvada, Colorado

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1 trip Morocco Canyon - North Wash
Date: 10/25/2021
I tried leading this one with Collin's help. Learned the butterfly knot. Learned to direct to the dlink if the rappel is below then set up my rap. Will have the extension weighted and it's easier to start on those exposed starts. 6 rappels, a little wet, great place to learn to lead a group! Helped Jeff a bit along with Collin. Wear sunscreen and Tevas. No snek sightings.
1 trip3 trip Lucky Charms - North Wash
Date: 10/25/2021
It was charming. Quick! And a little bit of everything as described. Good to take a beginner or if you have time to sneak in a quick canyon. Should have taken rope for the three rappels that were set up. The up-climb was fun! I got scared towards the end of the climb, should have had my back on the right side on the last bit. Potential for a 250 foot rappel on the side of the descent you can hike down. Petroglyphs were written over which was a huge shame...
2 trip Leprechaun Canyon - North Wash
Date: 10/24/2021
Middle fork. Crew was Naomi, Collin, Alf, Jeff, and Juan. Took 6 hours with a big crew. Knee pads necessary. Loads of fun. Tiring and lots of stemming. Shoulder blades hurt but would do again. Should have done the first rap before the point on this website rather than the two smaller ones. First and last rap, we used the the rope as a handling rather than gearing up. Could have gotten away with using all raps as handrails but rapped the entrance into the canyon. Probably don't take a beginner again. Stressed out the friends that were newer to canyoneering. No snek sightings.
1 trip Blarney Canyon - North Wash
Date: 10/23/2021
Right Fork. With Juan, Collin, Jeff, and Alf. Went right because left looked crowded. Quick and easy rap. Beautiful slot. Fun downclimb on hand rope. No snek sighting.
1 trip Shillelagh Canyon - North Wash
Date: 10/23/2021
Right Fork. Went with Juan, Alf, Jeff, and Collin. Great time going through this canyon. Juan had to ascend because he forgot his backpack on the large rap. Good intro stemming. Nothing hard, overall enjoyable canyon and fun raps!
1 trip Arscenic Canyon - Poison Spring
Date: 10/09/2021
Used a single rope and returned for the rope. Fun beginning. Nice intro to the Fall season. Rattlesnake at the bottom of the rappel in the rocks to your righr.
1 trip Goblin's Lair - Goblin Valley
Date: 05/16/2021
So much fun! Great overhang. Be weary of webbing.
1 trip Hogwarts Canyon - North Wash
Date: 05/16/2021
Awesome hike. Tricky at the beginning. Kept trying to go clockwise on accident but figured it out. Loads of fun, would 100% do again
1 trip Blue John Canyon - Robbers Roost
Date: 05/15/2021
Only did Little Blue John. Need to go back for the full send! Amazing canyon!
1 trip Egypt 2 Canyon - Escalante
Date: 04/28/2021
Didn't do the 300 foot rappel, need to go back for that bad boy 😅. Had so much fun on this one!
1 trip Spencer Canyon - Escalante
Date: 04/27/2021
Didn't do the dark section. Need to go back for the full send
1 trip The Subway (From the Top) - Zion West Side
Date: 08/12/2018
So much fun! Only rappelled one section. Downclimbed the rest and saw no one else all day!

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