Category: Canyoneering

Backpacking Buckskin Gulch from Wire Pass to White House

Buckskin Gulch is easily among my top 3 favorite hikes in all of Utah. Located in the Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument near the Utah/Arizona border, Buckskin Gulch is widely considered to be the “longest slot canyon in the world.” After…

Gear you need in the Zion Narrows

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

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

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

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…