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Canyoneering in Red Rock

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jacob m s · · Provo, Utah · Joined Apr 2011 · Points: 100

So I'm planning on meeting up with family in Red Rock to do some canyoneering on Saturday the 8th of October. But I'm having a hard time finding very much information. I found bluugnome and its got some information, but I was wondering if anybody knew of another decent canyoneering website for the conservation area, because I am not having much luck.

Any leads on more information would be greatly appreciated.

John Wilder · · Las Vegas, NV · Joined Feb 2004 · Points: 1,530

Give the boys at Desert Rock a call- i believe there's a guidebook for the region available.

The only canyoneering i know of in Red Rock is the Maze above Icebox Canyon (which may be a bit chilly that time of year- bring a wetsuit for sure).

The more popular canyoneering stuff I know if is up north in Southern Utah.

jacob m s · · Provo, Utah · Joined Apr 2011 · Points: 100

Thanks I will give them a call. I wish we were going to zion I know a ton of the canyons there quite well, but Red Rock was the compromise between northern Utah, and southern California.

fossana · · leeds, ut · Joined Apr 2006 · Points: 12,957

The online canyoneering info for RR is scattered around various sites, including what you found on bluugnome. Ropewiki has quite a few.


I just noticed the (new?) guide that John mentioned at Desert Rat in St George; maybe Desert Rock has it as well.

Jared · · Los Angeles · Joined Jan 2012 · Points: 0

Call the local REI, they should have Rick's guidebook in stock... Or order on Amazon here:…

Legs Magillicutty · · Durango · Joined May 2002 · Points: 590

I want to do Ice Cube so bad. The canyon ....

james schaefer · · Henderson, NV · Joined Jun 2013 · Points: 10

The book folks are referring to is:
Las Vegas Slots: A Guide to Canyoneering
Perfect Paperback – May 1, 2014
by Rick Ianniello (Author), Rick Iannello (Editor)

Austin Baird · · SLC, Utah · Joined Apr 2009 · Points: 95

Hidden Falls is a great, easy, half-day outing for the less-experienced.

Andesite · · Portland, OR · Joined Feb 2015 · Points: 0

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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