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Date Sunday  9/29/2019
End Date Wednesday  10/2/2019
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title Technical Canyoneering Trip - San Rafael Swell, UT
Start Time 12:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Eric Hunter
Co-Leader Richard Keetch
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Scramble
Climb Type
Climbing Class
Pace Moderate
Trail Mileage 20
Elevation Gain 1500
Driving Distance 1000


San Rafael Swell, UT

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This is the four day field trip for those completing the Pikes Peak Group Intro to Technical Canyoneering classroom session only.  We will drive to Goblin Valley SP, UT and setup a car base camp in BLM land.  We will then practice ground school once more.  On Monday we will hike to the top of Goblin's Lair and rappel into the cavern, then hike out and repeat the rappel, then hike out via Carmel Canyon - Class 3, A, III plus Long rappels, and apx 6 miles.  On Tuesday we will hike Ding & Dang Canyons as a loop - Class 2-3, B, IV and apx 6 miles.  Substitutions may be made to accomodate weather, road closures, etc.  Further details will be provided in the class.