Fri, Sep 22|
Canyoneering - Pleiades (EXTREME) Water Canyoneering
Short but amazing canyon located near Moab that follows Brumley creek as it cuts through sandstone. Sometimes life feels like a fairy tale.
Time & Location
Sep 22, 7:00 PM – Sep 23, 7:00 PM
Moab, Moab, UT 84532, USA
About the event
*This is a lottery event. You will be notified on June 15th if you got in. If you are on the waiting list, you will be notified as spots open up.
Rentals (on your own) -
Harness: $5/day (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $17 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)
Helmet: $4/day (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $4/day (UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)
***NOTE - REQUIRED YOU ATTEND CANYONEERING CLINIC AND GET PASSED OFF BEFORE REGISTERING FOR CANYONEERING TRIPS. SEE CANYONEERING TRAINING HELD SEPT. 9th
Water Canyoneering trip wetsuits REQUIRED. MUST have been on a previous canyoneering trip in the last 2 years to attend this trip.
Drive down Friday night (3 1/2 hr) - camp on BLM land (cost - $15 per night)
Drive down Sat morning (3 1/2 hr)
9 am - Set up Shuttle- drop off one vehicle
9:30 am - Entrance Trailhead
10:00 am - Hike to first rappel
12:30 pm - Hike out
2 pm - Exit Trailhead
3pm - lunch in Moab
Arrive home - 7-8pm
DIRECTIONS: Geyser Pass Winter Trailhead, Moab
From Moab drive south along Highway 191 towards Spanish Valley. Take Old Airport Road East until you reach La Sal Loop Road. Take La Sal Loop Road south, up into the mountains, eventually turning off onto Geyser Pass Road, a graded dirt road, suitabel for 2WD vehicles. Take Geyser pass road up just short of 3 miles til you reach a small parking lot and trailhead for Squaw Springs Trail.
Pleiades: 38°28'23.2"N 109°17'21.8"W
Canyoneering Pleaides - Canyoneering Extreme. Difficulty 3C II swift water. Rappels: 4-6 max 70 ft. 3 hrs 1.7 mi. distance. Sandstone rappels.
Hiking 0.5 mi to rappels.
Rappel device with ability to lock off and add friction (ATS, Totem, Critter, Prana), locking carabiner, harness (can rent), helmet (can rent), (NO COTTON) thin liner short sleeve shirt, hiking pants, rain/windproof jacket, shoes with grip, headlamp, 2 L water, 4-6 snacks + packed lunch, backpack, first aid kit, small knife, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat
Guides: Jeremy Pyne tel:8015411798; Sharlene Evans tel:8018679386
Base Commander: Erin Pyne tel:8019717399
photo credit: OWA