Neon Canyon – Canyoneering Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

This Memorial Day I found myself canyoneering in Utah in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. Neon Canyon to be precise on Saturday. Neon Canyon is a technical canyon famous for the cathedral which is a big hole in the rock that you finishes the canyon. With temps in the 80s and not a cloud… [Continue Reading]

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Royal Arch Loop Grand Canyon 2.5 Days

I have read and heard about the Royal Arch Loop in the Grand Canyon for years and it was my time to finally adventure through.  Of course to add more fun we decided two things.  First, we would rappel the 166 ft waterfall at the Royal Arch instead of just taking photos of it and… [Continue Reading]

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Canyoneering Bluejohn Canyon Aron Ralston 127 Hours

For Labor Day weekend my friends and I found ourselves trudging through Bluejohn Canyon which is the canyon now made famous from Aron Ralston cutting off his own arm which was made into a movie titled 127 Hours.  The canyon lies just outside Canyonlands National Park in an area called Robbers Roost.  I have always… [Continue Reading]

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Canyoneering Big Canyon to Little Colorado River Gorge

If you are up for a great though tough canyoneering adventure then look no further than Big Canyon.  Big Canyon is located in Navajo Nation empties into the Little Colorado River Gorge which is one of the most beautiful places you can visit.  What canyoneering Big Canyon really is a lot of grueling work for… [Continue Reading]

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Cove Canyon Canyoneering Backpacking Packrafting Western North Rim Grand Canyon

Canyoneering Cove Canyon is the ultimate adventure which including all that canyoneering has to offer plus backpacking and packrafting.  Located on the Western most part of the Grand Canyon’s North Rim, Cove Canyon is fare to say in the middle of nowhere.  The Tuckup Trailhead where you start is a mere 61 miles on a… [Continue Reading]

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Canyoneering Imlay Canyon Zion Rappelling, Keeper Potholes, & Log Jams

When I did my first canyon years ago I went online to learn more and especially looking for canyoneering specific ropes.  The first place I find ropes is called Imlay Canyoneering Gear which begs the next question what is Imlay.  I first read Imlay listed as dark, dangerous, physically demanding, and keeper potholes could become… [Continue Reading]

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Canyoneering Punchbowl Canyon Best Superstition Mountains Canyon

For those of you who live around Phoenix the Superstition Mountains give you an opportunity to still go canyoneering in the winter as temperatures won’t send you into hypothermia.  The lack of water in the Superstition Mountains tends to lead to boring though better than sitting at home canyons.  Now, there is Punchbowl Canyon which… [Continue Reading]

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Canyoneering Garden Creek Gand Canyon Best Waterfall Canyon

Ever since I got Todd Martin’s Grand Canyoneering book there is one canyon I have wanted to do which is Garden Creek.  It doesn’t take long looking at photos of Garden Creek to make you want to go canyoneering.  Garden Creek lays just off the Bright Angel Trail and passed my millions of people who… [Continue Reading]

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Canyoneering Heaps Canyon Zion National Park

I canyoneered through Heaps Canyon in Zion National Park almost 9 months ago.  It was the last canyon that I have done.  Not for anything that has to do with Heaps though it has been a busy time for me and canyons just haven’t made the list.  I am writing this from memory so don’t… [Continue Reading]

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Canyoneering Adventure | Exploring Slot Canyons Photos, Videos, and Trips

Canyoneering Adventures highlights the outdoor experience of exploring slot canyons in Arizona and Utah. See photos, videos, and trip descriptions of some of the most remote and amazing places in the Southwest.


Find canyon adventures for technical canyoneering requiring ropes for 50ft to 180 ft rappels plus non technical canyons that anybody with a good fitness level can enjoy.


Canyoneering is one of the fastest growing sports in the Southwest with its multisport adventure of climbing, hiking, swimming, scrambling, rappelling, boulder hopping, and more to find your way through the canyon mazes.


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Canyoneering Heaps Canyon Zion National Park

I canyoneered through Heaps Canyon in Zion National Park almost 9 months ago.  It was the last canyon that I have done.  Not for anything that has to do with Heaps though it has been a busy time for … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering the Subway West Fork of North Creek Bottom Up

This Labor Day we found our selves in Zion National Park looking for some amazing canyoneering.  What is the first thing we get as soon as we are there?  The Zion Narrows area is in a flash flood … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering Heaps Canyon Zion National Park

I canyoneered through Heaps Canyon in Zion National Park almost 9 months ago.  It was the last canyon that I have done.  Not for anything that has to do with Heaps though it has … [Read More...]

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Tatahatso Canyon Canyoneering Backpacking Packrafting Grand Canyon

Tatahatso Canyon is a remote canyoneering trip that starts on Navajo land and ends up at the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park.  For those that like remote wilderness … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering Garden Creek Gand Canyon Best Waterfall Canyon

Ever since I got Todd Martin's Grand Canyoneering book there is one canyon I have wanted to do which is Garden Creek.  It doesn't take long looking at photos of Garden Creek to … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering Rock Creek Cranyon Mazatzals Mountains

It has just turned February in Arizona with snow starting to melt in the Mazatzal Mountains.  To make it even better last week heavy rains causes flashed floods all over.  That … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering Punchbowl Canyon Best Superstition Mountains Canyon

For those of you who live around Phoenix the Superstition Mountains give you an opportunity to still go canyoneering in the winter as temperatures won't send you into … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering Imlay Canyon Zion Rappelling, Keeper Potholes, & Log Jams

When I did my first canyon years ago I went online to learn more and especially looking for canyoneering specific ropes.  The first place I find ropes is called Imlay Canyoneering … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering Pine Creek Zion National Park Slot Canyon

As we do more and more canyoneering trips there starts to be a sense that if the canyon doesn't take all day and sometimes into the night that it isn't a good canyon.  That is not … [Read More...]

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Cove Canyon Canyoneering Backpacking Packrafting Western North Rim Grand Canyon

Canyoneering Cove Canyon is the ultimate adventure which including all that canyoneering has to offer plus backpacking and packrafting.  Located on the Western most part of the … [Read More...]

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Canyoneering Big Canyon to Little Colorado River Gorge

If you are up for a great though tough canyoneering adventure then look no further than Big Canyon.  Big Canyon is located in Navajo Nation empties into the Little Colorado River … [Read More...]

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Royal Arch Loop Grand Canyon 2.5 Days

I have read and heard about the Royal Arch Loop in the Grand Canyon for years and it was my time to finally adventure through.  Of course to add more fun we decided two things.  … [Read More...]