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GEAR: A 10 m ( 33 ft. ) rope may be useful for beginners
WATER: Little or none.
SEASON: Any, hot in the summer
Sat Hi:74 Lo:42 Sun Hi:76 Lo:45 Mon Hi:63 Lo:47 Tue Hi:69 Lo:42 Wed Hi:72 Lo:44
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First documented by Michael Kelsey in his Henry Mountains guidebook, these canyons were simply given numbers for names. They seem name worthy, so I have taken the liberty of working the numbers into a name. These canyons are all short, and don't require any rappelling.

Five for the Drive is a canyon who's only redeeming quality is that it provides an easy upclimb approach for the other canyons nearby. Do this one only as an approach.

Six Appeal offers a remarkably consistent slot that drops at a constant angle. Very fun, and not particularly difficult or exposed. Beginner friendly with competent leadership.

Saving the best for last, SevenUp offers intermediate or better canyoneers a bit of a R+/X- rated canyon without being overly committing. This is the best of the 3, but requires intermediate or better canyoneers. There is a fair amount of exposed stemming.

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