Hogwarts Canyon - North Wash

Hogwarts Canyon
North Wash
Technical Canyoneering

          Hogwarts is a short and fun technical slot canyon located in North Wash. This canyon combines perfectly with other slot canyons located in the North Wash area to create a great day of Colorado Plateau style canyoneering.

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General Information:
         
Hogwarts Canyon is a short slot canyon that requires complete technical gear. Hogwarts is rated 3A I using the Canyon Rating System. This canyon is suitable for beginners with competent leadership.

          There are no bolted anchors in this canyon, let's preserve this feature. Hundreds of 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 not difficult in this canyon and should be considered as part of the fun.

          A GPS is useful. Good map reading skills are essential.
Navigation for this route is moderate. This canyon has a minor flash flood danger. Check the local weather before committing.

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Trailhead Information:
          The trailhead is located near the Utah town of Hanksville and is accessible to all vehicles in all weather conditions.

Hogwarts Canyon - North Wash

Rock Art Information:
          There are two panels of Native American rock art along the route. The most famous of which is sometimes referred to as the "Moki Maiden" or "Cleopatra".

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Hog Springs Waterfall:
          The Hog Springs Waterfall and plunge pool are located near the route and are a fun place to visit.

Moki Maiden Pictograph - North Wash Hog Springs Waterfall and plunge pool - North Wash

Video:
          Enjoy a short video of Hogwarts Canyon in North Wash compliments of Blake Merrell.

 

 


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