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The South Fork of Aardvark Canyon is a spectacular technical canyoneering adventure tucked into a remote section of Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument. The slot canyon is rated 3B III R using the Canyon Rating System. This is a physically demanding canyon requiring constant downclimbing, squeezing, chimneying and pothole escapes.
South Fork of Aardvark Canyon requires complete technical gear. In normal conditions this canyon has the ability to hold a large amount of water and you will encounter sections of wading and swimming. A GPS along with a detailed route description are extremely useful. Good map reading skills are essential. Navigation for this route is moderate. This canyon has a moderate flashflood danger, check the local weather report and use commonsense before entering this canyon.
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