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Deep inside Englestead Hollow

Englestead Hollow
Zion National Park
Technical Canyoneering

          Englestead Hollow remained hidden from canyoneers for years and has only recently become popular. The deep slot was no secret to local residents. The entrance to the canyon requires a Big Wall start and the canyon is descended using mostly natural anchors which makes this route unsuitable for inexperienced canyoneers.

Circle of Friends:
          Englestead Hollow 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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Englestead contains a Big Wall entrance Natural anchors are used inside the slot

General Information:
          Englestead Hollow is a fun technical canyoneering adventure. The route requires complete technical gear. Englestead Hollow is rated 4B III using the Canyon Rating System. You will need a Zion backcountry permit for this canyon. A GPS is useful. Good map reading skills are essential. Navigation for this route is moderate.

Fun for the skilled One of several logjams

Trailhead Information:
          Any vehicle can easily reach the trailhead in dry conditions. A vehicle shuttle is required to complete this route.

Hiking out the exit canyon Water in the exit canyon

Video:
          Enjoy a short video of Englestead in Zion National Park compliments of Blake Merrell.

 

 


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