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White Roost

Canyoneering Buck Canyon - White Roost Canyoneering Buck Canyon

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RATING: 3A

Sun

Sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

64 | 29

Mon

Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

66 | 38

Tue

A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

49 | 38

Wed

Sunny, with a high near 50.

50 | 22

Thu

Sunny, with a high near 58.

58 | 26

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SEASON: Fall, Winter, Spring , Hot in the summer
GEAR: 25 m rope / Standard Technical Gear
RAPPELS: 1 - 8 m ( 27 ft. ), but 25 m ( 83 ft. ) rope required
WATER: Generally none except after recent rains
FLASHFLOOD: Moderate

Sun

Sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

64 | 29

Mon

Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

66 | 38

Tue

A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

49 | 38

Wed

Sunny, with a high near 50.

50 | 22

Thu

Sunny, with a high near 58.

58 | 26

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First Small Arch

First Small Arch

Buck Canyon is often maligned as not being particularly good. This sentiment is likely a case of beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The slot section of Buck is short, and not very technical, thus puts many canyoneers off.That being said, the canyon does have a lovely narrows section, and a great exit hike that visits two natural arches.

This canyon is well suited to beginners and those looking for a not­to­technical day. Aside from the one short rappel, the canyon has a couple of steep downclimbs. These downclimbs, however, are quite beginner friendly. The hike out is lovely, and offers a nice loop. With a proper expectation, Buck is a lovely ramble.

Heading into Buck

Heading into Buck

Big Arch in Buck

Big Arch in Buck

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