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Location: Utah > Wasatch Range > Rock Canyon > Buckley's Mine Wall > Photo
By: buckleyplanet When: Oct 4, 2010

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Comments: I don't know how far the main tunnel goes down (straight), but I've been quite far down the left branch of the tunnel. At one point, you have to crawl on your belly for 50 feet or more, but it opens up into a large chamber....before getting narrow and low once again. On a couple trips to the mine, we noticed a lot of water down this side tunnel -- probably wouldn't venture there again. Not much to see.


Location: Utah > Wasatch Range > Rock Canyon > Buckley's Mine Wall > Photo
By: buckleyplanet When: Oct 4, 2010

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Comments: Ah, sad to see that it is closed up. Had many adventures in that mine. And its the gateway to the "diving board" rock on the upper ledge. For those unfamiliar with the mine, if you go straight into the main tunnel about 100 feet or so, there is a ladder going straight up - maybe a couple hundred feet. Once up top, there is a short tunnel (a little bit of a climb is involved) to put you back outside on the upper ledge, above the mine entrance. Facing the canyon, diving board is a short walk to th... more >>


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