Canyoneering - Red Ledges (Guide Conference) 8/6/21

Updated: Aug 17, 2021

Perfect place to practice canyoneering skills.


Directions - Red Ledges Picnic Area, Diamond Fk Cyn, Spanish Fk Cyn


Activity -

Canyoneering Training - Meet at picnic area and practice ACA Core skills: knots, anchors. At Second station at the rappelling wall, practice partner rescues and assists. Third station at large boulder practice sit and laying rappelling starts and anchors. Fourth station at the arch, practice hand lines and prussiks and rappel off your own releasable anchor system (Biner block).


Gear - climbing harness (can rent), helmet (can rent), Rappelling device (optional), Carabiner (optional), leather gloves, T shirt, shorts/pants/yoga pants, running shoes, 1-2L water, backpack, 2-4 snacks, sunscreen, sunglasses


Rentals (on your own) - climbing harness: $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $10 (Out N’ Back in Orem)

helmet: $4/day (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $4/day (UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)


Sample Itinerary -

4 pm - Meet/Safety Chat - Red Ledges Picnic Area, Diamond Fk Cyn, Spanish Fk Cyn

4:30 - 6:30 pm - Practice Techniques and Rappel and Rescue

6:30- 7pm - Review skills and pass-off



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