Fry Canyon is a fun, wet, wild hiking adventure through a gorgeous slot canyon.
Fry Canyon is an iconic Cedar Mesa trip. This canyon is located in the Bears Ears National Monument and is a fantastic slot canyon trip for an introduction to the sport of Canyoneering. This canyoneering trip is doable for most participants interested in a little taste of everything the sport has to offer. Fry canyon includes hiking, swimming, wading, rappelling, climbing and relaxing. There is some ancient native ruins in the canyon that are a treat to look at and culminates the excitement of exiting the slot canyon portions to see the residence locations of these ancient inhabitants. The canyon has beautifully sculpted chambers and the opportunity to see petrified wood along the hike. Keeping an eye out while hiking Fry Canyon you can see a lot of wildlife and be given the opportunity to study the hydraulics of the water flow as it has carved out the chambers you are exploring in. Fry canyon does have a quite strenous exit hike which is doable by most anyone in standard physical condition.
Wanting to experience the thrill of first time discoveries and a slot canyon experience in Fry Canyon?
Trip duration is approx. 6 hours.
Trips meets and leaves from our office in Blanding Utah at 8:00 a.m. We can arrange to meet you at the trail head area on Cedar Mesa near the Fry Canyon Lodge, our meet time out there will be approx. 9:00 a.m.
Please plan to wear good comfortable footwear and clothing that can get beat up and can swim in. We will provide all the necessary technical rope gear, harness, helmets and rappel devices as well as dry bags for gear as needed. Wetsuits will be available in the colder months (April, May, September, October)
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