Louise rappels into Three Canyon.

Three Canyon

Robbers Roost
Technical Canyoneering

          Three Canyon is an exciting half-day adventure into a relatively easy technical canyon. This deep and beautiful canyon is located in a remote wilderness. A small intermittent stream and occasional pools add to the interesting route. There are no major difficulties with this adventure and the canyon can be enjoyed by beginning technical canyoneers.

          Some of the photographs on this page were provided by Michael Holland and Ryan Cornia.

Circle of Friends:
          Three 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.

"Circle of Friends"

Louise staying right to avoid the lower pothole. A lazy stroll down Three Canyon.

General Information:
          Three Canyon is a technical canyoneering adventure. This is not a difficult route for a technical canyon, and would make an excellent weekend when combined with nearby Moonshine Wash.

           Three Canyon requires
complete technical gearNavigation for this route is moderate. A GPS is useful. Good map reading skills are essential. Three Canyon is rated 3A III using the Canyon Rating System.

Hiking in Three Canyon Michael Holland and Jen Muse at the Exit Crack.

Trailhead Information:
          The trailhead is accessible in good weather to all vehicles.

Exit Crack from the bottom. Bolt at top of Exit Crack

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