Shane Burrows in Das Boot

Das Boot
Left Fork of North Creek

Zion National Park

          Das Boot is an advanced entrance to the world famous "Subway" that is available to technical canyoneers. The route is longer, technical, more difficult and more impressive than the Standard Subway Route, which penetrates the impressive canyon of the Left Fork of North Creek.

Circle of Friends:
          Das Boot 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"

Bushwhacker in Das Boot. Swimming one of several pools in Das Boot.

General Information:
          Das Boot is a technical canyoneering adventure. You will need complete technical gear to complete this route. Das Boot contains an extensive amount of water in normal conditions and will require a great amount of swimming and wading.

          You will need a Zion backcountry permit to enter Das Boot. Das Boot is rated 3B III using the Canyon Rating System. Navigation for this adventure is moderate since there is no trail. A GPS works in this canyon to identify all important route junctions and the exit trail.

The Bushwhacker splashes down. Wading through Das Boot

Trailhead Information:
          The trailhead is accessible to any vehicle in good weather. Options are presented to members of the Circle of Friend for completing the route with or without a vehicle shuttle.

The Das Boot Exit. Look at me... I'm an attention whore!

          Enjoy a short entertaining video of a trip through Das Boot.


Related Link:
          Das Boot - The incredible story of how Das Boot received its name.

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