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Angel Slot, North Wash, UT

Angel Slot, North Wash, UT

 

It isn't hard to find new zones in Utah that I have never visited. I have lived in Utah over 8 years and typically get out camping or climbing more than 20 or 30 weekends each year. And yet, this is the second weekend in a row (last weekend was Moonshine Wash, just south of Green River) that I have gone somewhere that I have never visited.

Angel Slot is the first technical Canyon that Kenneth and Millie have completed. This meant that we had a few more down climbs and some rappels to descend.

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Moonshine Wash

Moonshine Wash

The internet is amazing.  There is so much information available online.  Right now, I am referring to the huge amount of canyoneering routes and beta that is floating around somewhere in the internet tubes.  you just have to know where to look.

We decided on Moonshine Wash for a few reasons.  It is not extremely long, which makes it a great option for the cats.  It also looked to be extremely photogenic.  Most of all, it was in a zone that I had never even looked at on a map.  We wanted to go just to help us fill in some of the gaps in our personal Utah travels.

Moonshine Wash lies 25 or so miles south of Green River, UT.

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