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Lucky Charms

Lucky Charms

Lake Powell Area
Technical Canyoneering

          So I understand you feel like gobbling up two short slot canyons for breakfast. Well Lucky Charms should get you going. This is more of a short and fun route than a big canyoneering adventure. The route does visit several short sections of sandstone narrows and several beautifully fluted dryfalls, but the charm is really in the squeezing, scrambling and climbing involved in completing the circuit.

          I have added this route for those who might find a little spare time in their busy schedule. Perhaps before breakfast?

Circle of Friends:
          Lucky Charms 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.

"Circle of Friends"


          I highly suggest that you obtain a detailed description of this route before attempting it.  Be extremely careful that you are dropping into the correct drainage. At least one rescue has resulted from a navigational error concerning canyons in this area. The area can be confusing and all the canyons look similar from the top. You have been warned!

Hank Moon in Lucky Charms

General Information:
          This route should require approximately one hour to complete so take a big drink of water and leave everything else in your vehicle. You will enjoy this route much more if you travel light. Those completing this route should have the ability to lead a 5.6 to 5.7 climb. The route has several fun sections of climbing with a fall potential of up to 25 feet. Beginners and youngsters will require a competent leader and a 60' rope for handlines and belays.         

          Good map reading skills and an accurate route guide are essential. You must be certain you are entering the intended drainage or you could encounter major difficulties. This canyon has a minor flash flood danger. Check the local weather before committing. Lucky Charms is rated 2A I using the Canyon Rating System.

That hat has to go I have to climb up what?

Trailhead Information:
          The trailhead to Lucky Charms is located next to a major highway in Southern Utah and is accessible to all vehicles. There are several good primitive camping spots in the area.

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