What is Canyoneering?
An article from National Geographic defines canyoneering best with this quote:
“Canyoneering, a hybrid form of madness halfway between mountaineering and caving … hundreds descend into them by ropes, but only a handful explore new ones. These driven individuals tend to have a rugby player’s legs, knees crosshatched with scar tissue from all the scratches, a penguin’s tolerance for frigid water, a wallaby’s rock-hopping agility, and a caver’s mole-like willingness to crawl into damp, darkholes. “
Located almost directly in the heart of Utah is the San Rafael swell. During the mid 20th century the area was home to uranium and mineral developers. Some were large companies, and others were single men. Today there isn't much in the swell besides the occasional...read more
When it comes to canyoneering in Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, there are much more sexy options than the Peek-a-boo Spooky loop. Ever since the embedded bessie blunder, spooky has become a lot more spooky and a lot less sexy. Dismembered...read more
A lot of people will say, "I will try anything once!". It's an unique statement that combines pride and open mindedness into one sentence. But is one time enough to actually form an opinion about something? One of my friends would always say, "I will...read more
When I think about it, Bigfoot is an outdoor superhero. OK, he isn’t exactly like Batman or Spider-Man — he doesn’t save damsels in distress or fight villains with bad taste in cosmetics. And he doesn’t cover his actions with secret identities or costumes. But he’s...read more
The world has always had a fascination with the Wild West. The Wild West was one of the earliest genres of the American Film Industry. From the 1930’s to the 1960’s Hollywood cranked out western movies to the delight of movie audiences everywhere. In the...read more