Merry Piglet Canyon - North Wash

Merry Piglet
North Wash
Technical Canyoneering

          Merry Piglet 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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          Merry Piglet 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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General Information:
         
Merry Piglet Canyon is a short slot canyon that requires complete technical gear. Merry Piglet 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.

 Merry Piglet Canyon - North Wash

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

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Please take only pictures and leave only footprints.

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