Poison Fest!

Blake Merrell

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What happens when you gather 8 people to do 3 canyons in one day? POISON FEST!

As I think about this trip I am amazed. This group consisted of 8 people. 3 of whom I have never met before. 1 who came from out of state and even one who came from out of the country! Brett drove 8+ hours from New Mexico, and Joel came all the way from Canada! The rest of us were local Utahn's.

This was a quality group of canyoneers. We had a few who were new to the sport, but we also had 5 of the 8 who have been professionally trained in canyoneering; so when we began our adventure in the canyons, it was no surprise to me how efficiently the large group moved through the slots.

The canyons we visited were: (TR's Comming soon)
  • Constrichnine
  • Slideanide
  • Arsenic
Each was a lot of fun and very beautiful! Constrichnine has some really good rappels and chambers. Slideanide was a blast! The big elevators in that canyon are so fun. Arsenic has a wonderful 3 stage rappel start, and some pretty narrows to finish it off.


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Mike K

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Bravo on the fun trip and cool vid (short and sweet with lots of fun footage)! Makes me want to get out and hit some slots!
 

DrNed

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My son just watched your video with me and said, "SO COOOOOOL! When can we do that!?"
 

Blake Merrell

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My son just watched your video with me and said, "SO COOOOOOL! When can we do that!?"
Pretty sure that makes all of the time I spent capturing and editing video worth it! Glad to hear that he liked the video enough to want to get outside and try it out. :)
 

Vegan.Hiker

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I really enjoyed your video. You did a great job with it. Canyoneering looks like so much fun, I wish there were something other than buildings to repel down in the northeast. I'd really like to try something like this one day.
 
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