Egypt 1 Canyon | Escalante

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RATING: 3A

Fri

Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. West southwest wind 2 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

96 | 69

Sat

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 2 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

96 | 70

Sun

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

93 | 68

Mon

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

94 | 67

Tue

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

95 | 67

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SEASON: Any, hot in summer
RAPPELS: 0-3 to 13 m ( 43 ft. )
WATER: Generally little or none.
FLASHFLOOD: Moderate

Fri

Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. West southwest wind 2 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

96 | 69

Sat

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 2 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

96 | 70

Sun

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

93 | 68

Mon

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

94 | 67

Tue

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

95 | 67

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Deep in Egypt 1 slot canyon

Deep in Egypt 1 slot canyon

Deep in the Egypt 1 narrows

Deep in the Egypt 1 narrows

Egypt 1 offers a lot packed into a short approach and exit. Those with high skill levels can downclimb the entire canyon. Others, or those with muddy feet which is my excuse, will do 3 short rappels to about 7 m ( 23 ft. ). The narrows are quite good, and the challenges just hard enough to keep it interesting.

With competent leadership, this is a great family or beginner friendly canyon. The downclimbs yield fairly easily to team work and partner catches / assists. Though it can hold a bit of water, even a few days after very heavy rains, we only encountered mud, no wadding or swimming.

Note: A bit short as a destination canyon, this small gem makes a great addition to an Egypt 2 or Egypt 3 day, or as a casual after dinner type hike.

Great lighting in Egypt 1 with Diane

Great lighting in Egypt 1 with Diane

Egypt 1 Narrows

Egypt 1 Narrows

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