Granary Rappel

Granary Canyon – Moab, UT

The Low Down: This is a full-day event located above Moab near Dead Horse State Park. It has a great view of the La Sal Mountains at the beginning and a backside view of Hoorah Pass at the end. The guidebooks say it takes between seven and ten hours, but if you only had a couple people, you might be …

Courthouse Towers

U-Turn Canyon – Moab, UT

The Low Down: This canyon has a nice warm-up for beginners. The first two rappels are 10-15 foot ramps that you can mostly walk down. The third rappel is more vertical with a slight overhang toward the bottom. If you divert to the east along a large slab of rock, you will come to some rock towers- one called Wile …

Rappelling Safety

We witnessed this fall off Corona Arch in Moab, Utah. We are glad to report that the person that fell escaped with only minor injuries. With her permission, we are sharing this with you. Here’s the list of safety measures you should always follow when rappelling: 1. Check all your gear before you go. Any rope or harness with frays …

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Scavenger’s Strawberry Limeade

There’s nothing better than a good iced drink in the summertime. Especially one that you can make with fresh ingredients, right from the trail! Here in Colorado, strawberries grow wild and you might take a “scavenger’s hike” to pick some. While there are many recipes out there for strawberry limeade, there aren’t many that don’t require a blender. Assuming you …