We will meet at Little Cottonwood Canyon park and ride at 8:00 am. We will be running Great White Icicle Saturday and Stewart Falls Sunday. Potluck Saturday night. place TBD.
Prep meeting 7/27/23 8 pm zoom
Harness, helmet, minimum 3 carabineers, safety tether, rappel device, no ATCs, good grip shoes, preferably climbing approach shoes or canyoning boots designed for water.
What to pack in your pack
Ultra-light waterproof jacket
Lightweight Prima Loft jacket
Under Armor long sleeve shirt
Microfleece stocking cap
Head lamp with extra batteries
Webbing, 30 + ft, daisy chain
2 – 3 Rapides
2 pairs of gloves, Belay gloves and nylon gloves
Knee and Elbow pads/depends on the canyon
Small first aid kit
Emergency items in dry capsule in dry bag, see emergency list below
Water, Nalgenes or water bottles, no bladders, they don’t hold up in though canyons
Beta and/or GPS
Toilet paper, Wee Bags
Wet Canyon Survival Gear List
Full Wet suit 3/4 mm, for Grade II to IV rated canyons
Inner proplypro layer, shirt and or pants, wicks sweat and transfers to other layers
5 mL Neoprene booties, keep feet warm and keep sand out of shoe
Neoprene skull cap
Waterproof rain jacket shell
Vinyl Backpack with drain wholes
Dry bags for food and keeping clothes dry
The American Canyoneering Academy recommended signals involve both long and short blasts:
- 1 long blast = stop/attention.
- 2 long blasts = off rope.
- 3 long blasts = help/emergency.
- 2 short blasts = up rope.
- 3 short blasts = lower rope.
Dry box for gadgets (camera and GPS)
Adidas Terrex Scope High