White Roost

White Roost

Robbers Roost
Technical Canyoneering

          I didn't know what to expect from White Roost. The stories I had heard were all over the board. Some called it a gentle canyon while others told of stemming, swimming and squeezing. What we uncovered was a fun slot canyon that can be many contrary things to different people.

Circle of Friends:
          White Roost 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:
          The White Roost is a conflicting slot canyon. The canyon is not difficult for moderately experienced canyoneers, but it is not a place to take beginners. The White Roost requires complete technical gear. The canyon is accessible year round. A GPS is useful. Good map reading skills are essential. Navigation for this route is moderate. White Roost is rated 3A III using the Canyon Rating System.

White Roost John Varn at the final rappel.

Trailhead Information:
          The Trailhead is located in the Robbers Roost area and is accessible to all vehicles during good weather. A shuttle vehicle is not required for this route.

Your tour guide. White Roost

West Fork of White Roost:
          So you finished the Main Fork of White Roost and are looking for a little more adventure to add to your day? The West Fork of White Roost is rated 3A II using the Canyon Rating System.

The last wade. Part of the horse trail exit.

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