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1 trip Orderville Canyon - Zion East Side
Date: 06/15/2012
Did a combination of Birch Hollow and exiting down Orderville with a group of 9; made for a long day exiting Orderville. I didn't find Orderville very fun, but is was probably because we were hurrying too much.
1 trip Pine Creek - Zion Main Canyon
Date: 06/14/2012
Started with Keyhole, then went to Pine Creek. Long day, but was very fun. Water was pretty low, but still cold. Took a group of 9 through canyon, after, I went back to keyhole to pick-up my harness that I left at the end of Keyhole.
1 trip Keyhole Canyon - Zion Main Canyon
Date: 06/14/2012
The water level was low, but still very cold. Took a group of 9 through the canyon.
1 trip Boltergeist Canyon - Leeds
Date: 06/06/2012
Enjoyed a day taking scouts through Bolterguist and Yankee Doodle.
1 trip Yankee Doodle Canyon - Leeds
Date: 06/06/2012
Enjoyed a day taking scouts through Bolterguist and Yankee Doodle.
1 trip Mystery Canyon - Zion East Side
Date: 05/25/2012
Estimated date of visit. Mystery canyon is incredible. Love it, but the hike in is brutal on the knees and thighs.
1 trip Birch Hollow - Zion East Side
Date: 06/16/2011
Estimated date of first visit. Have done this canyon twice, once came out the top of Orderville, other time went all the way down Orderville and out the narrows. Probably go out Orderville if I do it again. Very fun canyon.
3 trip Peekaboo-Spooky-Brimstone - Escalante
Date: 06/09/2011
Visted again; with Scouts this time.
3 trip Lower Calf Creek Falls - Escalante
Date: 06/07/2011
Visited again; with Scouts this time. Water was ice cold.
1 trip Neon Canyon - Escalante
Date: 06/03/2011
Left trailhead at 7 am; returned at 8:30 pm. The trip is long but worth it. The last climb out to the rim just about did me in. Neon is a lot of fun and the Golden Cathedral is amazing.
3 trip Sulphur Creek - Capitol Reef
Date: 05/30/2011
Fun canyon. Took the kids when they were little. They had a blast.
1 trip Dragonfly Canyon - Arches National Park
Date: 05/06/2011
Fun little canyon on a hot day in arches. Water was lower than expected so one pothole took a little effort to escape.
1 trip Medieval Chamber - Moab
Date: 05/06/2011
Fun easy trip while in moab for offroading.
1 trip3 trip Kanarra Creek - Kanarraville
Date: 05/31/2010
Estimated date of visit. Took family on a great hike. Almost stepped on a huge rattler coming out of the canyon.
1 trip Fry Canyon - Cedar Mesa
Date: 05/31/2010
Stopped by on the way home from hole-in-the rock (east side). Canyon has two fun but short slot section seperated by a long sandy slog. OK, but there are much better options.
3 trip4 trip Goblin Valley - Southern Swell
Date: 04/04/2010
Estimated date of first visit. Visited and camped many times at Goblin Valley. Great area. Best visit was during a huge rainstorm. Kids had a blast sliding around in the mud.
1 trip Box Canyon - Maple Canyon
Date: 03/27/2010
Took some Boy Scouts here for some practice rappelling and a little intro to slot canyons.
1 trip The Subway (From the Top) - Zion West Side
Date: 08/12/2009
Estimated date of first trip. Have done Subway 3 times. Love it.
5 trip Snake River - Teton National Park
Date: 07/04/2009
Done this trip multiple times on our own. Just rented a raft and took family and friends. Great time.
3 trip Zebra and Tunnel Slot - Escalante
Date: 05/05/2009
Estimated date of trip. Zebra is very photogenic, but not very long or technical. Tunnel is about a waste of time, except that you are already close.
3 trip Lower Calf Creek Falls - Escalante
Date: 05/05/2009
Hiked to the falls multiple times. The date is just an estimate of one trip.
4 trip Newspaper Rock - Indian Creek
Date: 04/01/2008
Estimated visit date - Stopped on way to Elephant Hill Jeep trail.
3 trip Upper Calf Creek Falls - Escalante
Date: 04/01/2008
Estimated date
3 trip Ding and Dang Canyons - San Rafael Swell
Date: 05/02/2007
Estimated date-went on family trip with little kids. Kids loved it. Dang had lots of water which really increased the memory factor... It was cold.
3 trip Little Wild Horse Canyon / Bell Canyon - San Rafael Swell
Date: 05/01/2007
Estimated date - visted Little Wild Horse - Lots of water
3 trip Crack Canyon - San Rafael Swell
Date: 05/01/2007
Estimated date of visit.
4 trip Potash Road Attractions - Moab
Date: 04/01/2007
Estimated date of first visit--visted many times on various Jeep trips.
3 trip Bull Valley Gorge - Bryce Area
Date: 05/01/2006
I don't remember the exact year but did this with a large group from infants to grandparents while on a family trip to Kodachrome basin.
4 trip Buckhorn Wash Art Panels - San Rafael Swell
Date: 04/10/2006
Visted on return drive from Jeep trip to San Rafael swell. It was late, so we had to use headlights to see the panel.
4 trip Devils Garden - Escalante
Date: 03/21/2006
Estimated date of first visit, have been back multiple times.
3 trip Peekaboo-Spooky-Brimstone - Escalante
Date: 03/20/2006
Estimated date of first visit to Spooky and Peekaboo. Have visted at least 3 times.
3 trip Upper Butler Wash & Target Ruin - Cedar Mesa
Date: 03/03/2006
Estimated date -- Visted "Tourist" ruins to the overlook on return trip from Jeep trip to Arch canyon and Hotel Rock.
4 trip Arch Canyon Ruin - Cedar Mesa
Date: 03/01/2006
Estimated date - visted on Jeep trip to end of Arch canyon
3 trip Hotel Rock - Cedar Mesa
Date: 03/01/2006
Estimated date - Visted via modified Jeep in combination with trips to the end of Arch Canyon and Hole in the Rock (East side)
3 trip Diamond Fork (Fifth Water) Hot Springs - Wasatch Front
Date: 06/01/2005
Estimated date - Hiked in for some soaking in the hot pots. There were a few other visiters in all their natural glory.
3 trip Escalante Petrified Forest State Park
Date: 03/15/2005
Estimated date of a family Easter trip.
5 trip Moab Daily - Colorado River
Date: 07/01/1988
Estimated date - Took a 2 day float trip down Colorado river with a youth group. Started up river and ended near Moab.

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