Canyoneering - Midevil Chamber 5/21/22


Directions- Moab, Exit: Grand staff Exit Trailhead, Entrance Trailhead


Activity-

Canyoneering Mid evil Chamber - one of the best beginner-friendly canyoneering adventures in the Moab area. Good anchors, relatively short, with two impressive rappels. 1/2 day trip. Although not very long, it is renowned for its last rappel. The last rappel, Morning Glory Arch, is very popular with tourists, so expect a crowd awaiting your dramatic entrance from above. Trip Report.


Gear - 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


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)


Itinerary -

Drive down Friday night (3 1/2 hr) - camp on Sand Flats BLM land (cost - $15 per night)


Drive down Sat morning (3 1/2 hr)

9 am - Set up Shuttle: Grand Staff Trailhead - drop off one vehicle

9:30 am - Entrance Trailhead

10:00 am - Hike to first rappel

10:30 am - First Rappel

11:30 am - Second Rappel

12:30 pm - Hike out

2 pm - Exit Trailhead

3pm - lunch in Moab

Arrive home - 7-8pm


Approach


First Rappel


Second Rappel - Morning Glory Arch


Hike Out