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Wilderness

Spry Canyon

brochure Wilderness - Spry Canyon

This handout is for visitors with a permit to do the Spry Canyon technical slot canyon. This information helps prevent erosion at the sandy exit slope after you come out of the slot section. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Zion National Park Springdale, Utah 84767 435 772-3256 phone 435 772-3426 fax www.nps.gov/zion Zion National Park Spry Canyon When exiting Spry Canyon do not traverse to the landslide and descend! This causes excessive erosion. Several efforts have been made by the National Park Service and the canyoneering community to repair this eroded slope. However, even the smallest amount of use causes a huge impact on this delicate slope. To prevent further damage, stay in the rocky boulder field directly below the last rappel. As you scramble through the watercourse (boulder field) you will come to a ledge with a 100 foot drop. Rappel or follow the rocky area until you reach Pine Creek. You can then follow Pine Creek drainage all the way to the bridge and parking area. No! Yes! EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

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