Merry Piglet |

North Wash

Canyoneering Merry Piglet - North Wash Canyoneering Merry Piglet
North Wash

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TICKS & TODOS: 6 Todo Lists / 2 Ticks
LENGTH: 1.5 - 2.5 hours
GEAR: Standard Technical Gear
RAPPELS: 5 - 15 m ( 50 ft. )
WATER: Can be a couple of pools after very recent rain. Generally a waist deep wade and very short swim.
SEASON: Any, winter if it hasn't rained recently.
Mon Hi:59 Lo:39 Tue Hi:63 Lo:40 Wed Hi:60 Lo:41 Thu Hi:63 Lo:39 Fri Hi:72 Lo:41
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Merry Piglet is probably my least favorite of the North Wash canyons. The approach is elegant and fun, but the canyon itself it a series of quick chimney drops in a very short section. Experienced canyoneers can downclimb most of these, but if its your first time through, be careful. They have a bit of exposure and are a bit tricky.

After recent rain, I had one deep wade (avoidable with crimpy climbing on the left), and one very short (stroke or two) swim near the end.

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