Forums Outta Bounds E Viewing 14 posts - 1 through 14 (of 14 total) Author Posts May 29, 2010 at 11:06 am #573232 buckchow 356 Posts . May 29, 2010 at 5:16 pm #627705 Incalescent 225 Posts So Awesome Bucky! I’m sold, I’d love to do this into Beryl / Fold area. I was bummed I didn’t get to see you down there but it was nice just knowing you guys were around. Let’s get into more trouble soon! p.s. check out our TR of XX canyons in Kings Mesa over on the canyons group. http://goldenincalescent.blogspot.com/ May 30, 2010 at 8:50 am #627706 singlewhitecaveman 242 Posts Unreal. You are the adventuringest of them all. June 1, 2010 at 12:48 am #627708 Rico in AZ 559 Posts Very. Well. Done. Seriously. I just got back from that same area, spent a few days hiking and driving around GSENM. Judging by the parking at the trailheads there were alot of folks in the Escalante canyons this weekend. Though, we hiked down Willow Gulch past Broken Bow Arch, and saw no one. Love it up there. My wife should have some nice photos from her DSLR, I’ll get them up too. Thanks for posting! June 1, 2010 at 3:11 pm #627709 Ecobrad 2068 Posts Holy shit, awesome. This needs to be in the trip report section, folks would love to see it. June 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm #627707 UTAH 830 Posts You are my hero. I hiked to the Escalante via cCoyote one year, that thing was really moving so it must have been spring, looked way more mellow in your pics. Why I wonder? How much further to hole in the rock? Keep em coming, Bucky. June 2, 2010 at 2:01 am #627710 buckchow 356 Posts … June 4, 2010 at 7:42 pm #627711 mgk 1 Posts silly kid, spragging is for spragers……… its getting harder and hard to hide……. June 15, 2010 at 6:59 pm #627712 WhitePine 503 Posts Holy shiz! You are inspiring. I’ve gotta get my wife and I a pair of those. How much do they cost/weigh deflated (Including oars)? June 16, 2010 at 10:15 pm #627713 buckchow 356 Posts < September 21, 2010 at 6:50 pm #627714 WhitePine 503 Posts I took my first trip down to the monument over Labor day weekend. Its a beautiful place and it was surprisingly super green still from all the rain southern Utah had been getting. We couldn’t go much past Egypt road since all the flash flooding destroyed Hole-in-the-rock road but we had a great time in the hanging out around Fence, Neon and Choprock canyons. We also did a fun long slot called Egypt 3 which was the most narrow in sections that I’ve been in. If you were over 200 lbs you’d probably have a miserable time. Had my first experience with a keeper pothole too. And since I was the tallest I was volunteered to be the human stepladder. I’d love to try a packraft sometime. I search for all the brands you mentioned and couldn’t find info on them. Except for the Sevylor. I’d love to combine backpacking, rafting and canyoneering at some point though. September 22, 2010 at 3:40 am #627715 samh 726 Posts I see this thread is super old but I’m glad I found it. I had a buddy who packrafted the Escalante year before last so it’s cool seeing more photos of it and hearing another person’s tales of adventure down there. Thanks for sharing. -- samh.net March 13, 2018 at 8:34 pm #817238 Stacey 1 Posts @buckchow Did you happen to see a group of people doing chainsaw work while you were on your trip? I worked for an americorps crew removing Russian olive with chainsaw and we ran into a cpl pack rafting. We just hollared as you both floated by but as I was researching a future backpacking trip in escalante I saw your post. Just thought it you would be neat if it happened to be you and your wife we saw on the river. Looks like such an amazing trip regardless. Best regards Stacey March 31, 2018 at 11:48 pm #817973 Larissa 1 Posts Wow! Thanks for the details, I plan on doing this in May 2018 if weather permits. I have a question for you… I know this was a long time ago, however I plan on doing the same part of the river as you (although will park a little closer by Jacob Hamlin Arch)… do you think this will take 9 days? Or did you just have 9 days off and explored some side canyons? Just trying to get an idea of how much food to pack… Thanks! Larissa Viewing 14 posts - 1 through 14 (of 14 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.