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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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.
is located near the Utah town of
Hanksville and is accessible to all vehicles
in all weather conditions.
Rock Art Information:
Hog Springs Waterfall:
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".
Hog Springs Waterfall and plunge pool are
located near the route and are a fun place to visit.
Enjoy a short video of Hogwarts Canyon in North Wash compliments of Blake Merrell.
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