Category: Canyoneering

Gear you need in the Zion Narrows

Zion Gear

The Zion Narrows is unlike any hike in Utah or even the world. Unlike most hikes that are on a trail, in the Narrows you are wading almost entirely in a river. Add a deep canyon with little escape options,…

Backpacking Zion Narrows from the top down

Backpacking the Zion Narrows from the top down is the best way to experience one of the most beautiful hikes in Zion National Park. (Photo: Jared Hargrave - UtahOutside.com)

Of all the canyons found in Zion National Park, the easiest and most popular has got to be the Zion Narrows. But that’s only because of the hordes of tourists that hike up the first five miles from the bottom…

Hike Little Death Hollow and Wolverine Slot Canyons

Hiker Skip Whitman wades through one of the deep pools found in Little Death Hollow after heavy spring rains in 2015. (photo: Ryan Malavolta/Utahoutside.com)

If it is slot canyons you seek, the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument (GSENM) has them by the dozens. We all have our favorite features in slots; some folks like the walls so tight that walking through with a pack…

Hike the Wild Horse Narrows and Wild Horse Window

Skip Whitman enters the second set of narrows in Wild Horse Canyon. These are more slot-like than the first section (photo: Ryan Malavolta/Utahoutside.com)

Utah’s San Rafael Swell is filled with canyons both wide and narrow, technical and non-technical. Each has its own unique beauty and individual features. Wild Horse Canyon is just one of the many options for day hiking in the Goblin…