Downclimbing Good Day Jim

Good Day Jim
Lake Powell
Technical Canyoneering

          This canyon probably has some type of official name but everyone calls the route Good Day Jim (GDJ). This route is a fun and challenging romp through a great Lake Powell Slot Canyon. The beauty of this canyon is spectacular; the narrows are deep, tight and fun. Good Day Jim offers its enchantment with an enjoyable approach hike over slick rock.

          Some of the photographs used on this page are compliments of Bruce Neumann.

          Interested in viewing a short video which was shot in Good Day Jim?

*Good Day Jim Canyon Video*

Circle of Friends:
          Good Day Jim 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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In the Slot Rappeling in Good Day Jim

General Information:
Good Day Jim is an enjoyable technical canyoneering adventure. This is a amusing canyon requiring downclimbing, minor squeezing, partner assists and rappels. Good Day Jim is rated 3A III 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 is moderately difficult in this canyon.

          A GPS is useful and good map reading skills are essential. There are no trails in the area and route finding skills are required. You must be certain you are entering the intended drainage or you could encounter major difficulties.

Good Day Jim Downclimbing Good Day Jim

Trailhead Information:
          Good Day Jim can be accessed by boat from Lake Powell or by high clearance vehicle. Both options are detailed in the complete route description.

1st of two keeper pothole problems. Rappeling in Good Day Jim

Related Links:
A Bad Day in Good Day Jim

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