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Address: Kanab, UT
Activities: Hiking
Description: Gorgeous canyon whose stone walls shimmer with hundreds of different...
Gorgeous canyon whose stone walls shimmer with hundreds of different shades of pink and red: a truly aesthetic experience.
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World's longest continuous slot canyon. In a single day we did Wire Pass to White House - all 21 miles! One of my favorite hikes from last year. I had to do it after Backpacker... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Cedar City, Utah
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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

World's longest continuous slot canyon. In a single day we did Wire Pass to White House - all 21 miles! One of my favorite hikes from last year. I had to do it after Backpacker Magazine called it America's most dangerous hike! Check out the video of the 3 guys getting caught in a flash flood on You Tube.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Amazing beauty, but beware of dangers and long hike out. This is not a hike for novice hikers or ones that aren't ready to get a long hike in. The hike we did from beginning to end was over 20 miles, very wet and draining. You need to be ready for anything!

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We did many slot canyons last month, all beautiful and different, but this is still my favorite. We entered from the road and from Wire Pass, both great hikes. If day hiking, start early, and go as far as you can toward the confluence with the Paria. Every turn opens on new beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Terrific time hiking through the canyon and camping overnight. We camped at wire pass the night before starting (and left one car here) and hiked 13+ miles through the canyons. Just beautiful! For the first 4-5 miles, we did not encounter any water that we could not hike around -- but then -- no choice but to just deal w/the... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Did this one from the top of The Dive thru Buckskin & out via Wire Pass. Great adventure! You'll need to get dropped off at The Dive and get your vehicle or get picked up when you leave after Wire Pass. Dive is a good 1000 feet higher than where you enter Buckskin. Would be a challenge to climb that.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was my first time in slot canyons. We accessed Buckskin Gulch via the Wire Pass Trail. When we reached a point where water came mid calf high we turned around. Amazing views at every turn, you don't get tired of it.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Note, did this on December 18, 2014. I wanted to see how far I could walk down this slot canyon. Turns out unless I had wading gear, or was willing to go waist deep in cold water, I couldn't even get 1/4 mile from the confluence at wire pass. If you want to see this, go via wire pass trail... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Longest slot canyon in the world. The first couple of miles ease you into it (though evidently there are steeper entries than the one we did). Unfortunately we didn't get to go as far as we liked because it was filled with mud and puddles and the couple we were with weren't up for wading through the muck. But what... More 

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Westminster, Maryland, United States
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Took the Buck Skin Gulch tour through Grand Circle tours. The Gulch has a very wide variety of rock formations, colors, terrain to explore. The hike can be a little tricky in a couple of spots to get through but with time and patience I believe these spots can be overcome. Two spots in particular require one to get down... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

i liked that there are not so many tourists like zion or bryce canyon .. so if you want to be more remote and you have no permit for the wave yet ;-) do that

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Address: Address: Kanab, UT
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Kanab

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