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Mud Spring Canyon Canyoneering Canyoning Caving
Also known as: Mud Springs Canyon. For other features with similar names, see Spring Canyon (disambiguation)
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Difficulty:3A III (v3a1 III)
Raps:‌8, max ↨100ft
Overall:5-9h ⟷3.1mi
Approach: ↑1000ft
Descent: ⟷0.8mi ↓1509ft
Red Tape:No permit required
Vehicle:High Clearance
Condition Reports:
13 Nov 2023

"Holding a bit of water, but you can stay dry with some effort and by skipping one rappel by using a ledge on the DCL side. Note to reader: we stuck a

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Head up the steep dirt trail to the right of the parking. Follow paths the have been traveled on & the trail eventually gets steeper with sharp bushes & loose rocks to zig zag around. The down hill from the ridge to the canyon is loose crumbly so follow spots that have been traveled. At the drainage there will be a section of bushes to go through.


R1, 2, 3 & 4 are close to each other. After R4 there will be a section of various boulders, downclimbs, bushes & spots for a snack.


Follow the wash & veer a left up out of the wash to the trail that will curve around the bushy lower spots.

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