Duckett Slot

Duckett Slot

Cedar Mesa
Technical Canyoneering

          Duckett Slot is a scenic little slot canyon that packs a large punch. The canyon can be combined with several other slots in the area to create a fun day of canyoneering.

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          Duckett Slot is part of the "Circle of Friends" program. Members of the "Circle of Friends" have access to more specific information, explicit route information, GPS waypoints, trailhead location and detailed maps. If you would like more information on joining the "Circle of Friends" visit the sign up page.

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General Information:
         
Duckett Slot is best described as short and entertaining. Duckett Slot requires complete technical gear and is rated 3B II using the Canyon Rating System.

          There are no bolted anchors in this canyon, let's preserve this feature. Many canyoneers before you have descended this canyon without placing bolts, so please play fair. You might need to locate and construct natural anchors, which should be considered part of the game. The problem solving involved with using natural anchor and teamwork is considered to be a major part of the adventure with this route.

          A GPS is helpful. Good map reading skills are essential. Navigation for this route is moderate. This route has a minor flashflood danger. A quick look to the sky before entering this canyon should be sufficient.

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Trailhead Information:
          The route is suitable for two-wheel-drive vehicles in normal conditions. A vehicle shuttle is not required for this route.

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