The South Fork of Choprock Canyon 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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Every member of your group must be a skilled canyoneer. All people in your party must be an athlete in good condition. If you do not meet these recommendations stay out of this canyon, you will not have fun.
The South Fork of Choprock Canyon can be deadly for beginners, even with advanced leadership. The description provided is not a substitute for common sense and experience. Do not underestimate the difficulty of descending this canyon. Canyoneers have died in this canyon, it can be lethal.General Information:
If you enjoy swimming, downclimbing, narrows, rappelling, long days and expedition type canyons this might be for you. The canyon is extremely exhausting both mentally and physically. Choprock Canyon requires complete technical gear. The South Fork of Choprock Canyon is rated 4B R V using the Canyon Rating System.
A GPS is very useful. Good map reading skills are essential. Navigation for this route is moderate with a GPS and difficult without. Consider map reading skills a prerequisite for this canyon.
The trailhead is accessible to all high clearance 2 wheel drive vehicles in normal weather conditions. A vehicle shuttle is not required for this route.
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