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Boundary Canyon - Zion West Side

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08/30/2020
Stater at 2:00 in the afternoon. 7 1/2 hours total time back to trailhead.

06/18/2020
Group of 7 left St. George at 5:00am and got started on the MIA road at 7:30am using Ryan’s waypoints. Bushwhacked in a couple of miles to the entrance of the Boundary watercourse. Boundary was flowing, but definitely not a ton of water (Class B). After 11 raps through some of the most beautiful cliffs, countless waterfalls and some more bushwhacking, we eventually hit the confluence of Kolob Creek. We arrived late due to the size of our group and were a little worried that we might not have enough time to make it out of the canyon before dark, so we ate some food for about 15 minutes and hustled down the Kolob narrows (I didn’t have time to pull my camera out of the dry bag to take any pictures, so you will have to trust me…they were spectacular). The Kolob dam was releasing at 35CFS above us, so the flow was pretty strong. After exiting the narrows, we arrived at our exit point—the much maligned MIA Exit (which shockingly does not mean “Missing In Action”). A cumulative 2200 vertical feet in just over a mile and a half, most of it on all fours through some significant exposure. Back to the cars by 10:45pm. Long day and we paid the price, but totally worth it. One of the most beautiful canyons I’ve ever seen.

10/02/2019
Fun canyon. Beautiful. MIA exit marked pretty well. Not that bad. Use dirt bike to shuttle. Long road exit.

09/07/2019
Boundary was totally dry, Kolob was low (one swimmer pool, but only mid-belly after a long jump with an assist). MIA trail SUCKED. Wow do not underestimate. 6.5 car to car. - took one wrong turn towards top of MIA and had to bushwhack a bit.

08/18/2019
Pine creek

08/17/2019
Boundary canyon. Beautiful. Horrible hike out.

04/14/2019
Goblins Lair

04/13/2019
Hogwarts Middle Leprechaun

04/12/2019
Lollipop of angel cove. Epic blarney.

04/11/2019
North fork of robbers roost. East fork of white roost.

11/17/2017
Excellent Canyon! Crazy entrance rappel! "Journey to the center of the earth"

07/16/2017
Incredible! No wet suit needed. GPS was crucial getting to the first rap, but didn't work getting out of the canyon. Lost the MIA trail - but found our way anyway.

07/15/2017
Dry Canyon. Kolob Creek 3 cfs and stunning.

06/24/2017
Great trip. The MIA exit trail wasn't hard to follow at all. I don't think we got lost once. That being said, it's still an exhausting hike out, but I'd do it again. Or I'd camp overnight and hike out through the narrows.

04/13/2016

06/20/2015
Bone dry, and MIA exit brutal, but to be expected. One of the best I have descended in Zion.


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