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Great intro to canyoneering

Very fun place to start canyoneering. Easy but challenging at the same time. It's better to start... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danny R
Escalante, Utah
Narrow and stunning

The gulch begins fairly wide and then becomes narrow as you pick your way over rocks and steady... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brian C
Fresno, California
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The gulch is most famous because of the last 100 meters, before the junction with Dry Fork of Coyote Gulch - here the ravine cuts deeper into the sandstone, with a series of interlinked potholes, extravagant swirls and fins of rock, and several...more
Escalante River, Escalante, UT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun place to start canyoneering. Easy but challenging at the same time. It's better to start at the top and come down than to scale the wall at the place most consider the start closest to the trail area. The picture on this post...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gulch begins fairly wide and then becomes narrow as you pick your way over rocks and steady yourself using your hands on the sheer walls. Add to your fun by exiting at one end and then doubling back to the parking lot through Spooky...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian C
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I'm 70 and my children are 30s. Highly recommend a Jeep for this trip. Hole in the Rock road is unpaved. Devils Garden is the first hike on Hole in the Rock but we missed it due to not having perfect directions. Farther down Hole...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

The climb up in filters who should go through. It’s good to have upper body strength and longer legs. Go if you can.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hiekkeb
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

It was so fun!! Our guide, Trevor Lee was a phenomenal person to be leading us! He knew so much about the tour and answered every question we asked. He was so knowledgeable about everything and told us great stories! I really recommend him as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We read quite a bit about Peek-a-boo and Spooky gulches before trying them. The short review is that they are indeed amazing, and exploration of these slot canyons was the highlight of our trip, but I would recommend taking a guide. Concerns I’ve seen mentioned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Roshella
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Went there with zkanab adventures. Kaleb was awesome as was Peekaboo Slot Canyon. If you have the chance you should go.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank garydW5258SV
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

For the last 30 years I have traveled to Escalante and have hiked the Peek-a-boo and Spooky Gulch loops. It truly is a bucket list item, but only if you are relatively fit and not overweight. It is getting harder to do in my mid...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank Paul Vicki S
Reviewed July 21, 2018

This was probably the best part of our trip to the National Parks in Utah. You definitely need an SUV (preferably with all wheel drive capability) to make your way out here along Hole in the Rock Rd. We saw a whole bumper of what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SabenaY
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We did the Peekaboo Gulch followed by the Spooky Gulch. Both were so much fun and definitely worth it. A little hard to navigate at some points but most will have no problem unless you are claustrophobic.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Steven R
April 30, 2017|
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Response from suzieFortCollins | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no problem. Just don't go if there is a thunder storm coming .if u r going to do the loop be aware coming out of Spooky is a 25 ft rock scramble up and out. And peekaboo has a a 20 ft up at the entrance
Steven R
April 30, 2017|
Response from Steven R |
Can you get though the peekaboo and gulch slots in the month on May?
June 21, 2016|
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Response from sixutefans | Reviewed this property |
Don't psych yourself out. You are going to be absolutely fine on this adventure! First of all, there is a very good chance you'll be able to follow other hikers the entire journey. If not, print out directions from the... More