Canyoneering Route Description List:
North Wash, Utah.

Gnome-Basic.

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Very little if anything in that area.

Hog 1 (Boss Hawg) - North Wash Utah.  3A II

Time Required - 4 to 5.5 hours
Distance - 3.3 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 1 Rappels, Longest Rappel 12 feet but requires 40 feet of rope travel.
A couple of the down climbs may be arguably rappels adding to the count.
Elevation Range - 5175 - 4355 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD depending on road conditions) Permit Required - No

Hog 2 - North Wash Utah.  3A(B) II

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours
Distance - 3.4 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 125 feet.
Rap 1 can be bypassed and reduces the longest rap to 60 feet.
Elevation Range - 5175 - 4355 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (4WD if roads are bad) Permit Required - No

Hog 3 (Razorback) - North Wash Utah.  3A II R

Time Required - 3.5 to 5 hours
Distance - 3.6 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 1 Rappels, Longest Rappel 75 feet.
A couple of the down climbs may be arguably rappels adding to the count.
Elevation Range - 5175 - 4355 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD depending on road conditions) Permit Required - No

Hog 4 (Miss Piggy) - North Wash Utah.  3A II

Time Required - 3 - 4 hours
Distance - 2.9 miles Total, 0.5 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 85 feet.
A couple of the down climbs may be arguably rappels adding to the count.
Elevation Range - 5175 - 4355 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD depending on road conditions) Permit Required - No

Sow Fork and Hog Ramble - North Wash Utah.  3A II (III)

Time Required - 6 to 9 hours (depends on which Hog is used to complete route).
Distance - 6.4 to 6.9 miles Total with 0.5 to 0.7 miles Technical (depends on which Hog is used to complete route).
Rappels - up to 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel up to 125 feet. (depends on which Hog is used to complete route).
Elevation Range - 4100 - 5080 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Miles Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Hogwarts Canyon - North Wash Utah.  3A II

Time Required - 2.5 to 3.5 hours
Distance - 1.3 miles Total, 0.3 miles Technical
Rappels - 4 Rappels, Longest Rappel 90 feet.
Elevation Range - 4060 - 4580 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Merry Piglet Canyon - North Wash Utah.  3A(B) II

Time Required - 2 to 3 hours
Distance - 0.9 miles Total, 0.4 miles Technical
Rappels - 7 Rappels, Longest Rappel 65 feet.  Some raps are optional and others can be downclimbed so rap count will vary.
Elevation Range - 4070 - 4490 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Morocco Canyon - North Wash Utah.  3B I

Time Required - 2 to 4 hours
Distance - 2.1 miles Total, 0.3 miles Technical
Rappels - 6 Rappels, Longest Rappel 45 feet.
Elevation Range - 4140 - 4390 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Shenanigans Canyon - North Wash Utah.  3B III

Time Required - 7 to 9 hours
Distance - 4.5 miles Total, 1.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 50 feet.
Elevation Range - 5440 - 4520 Feet
Shuttle Required -Yes 1.8 Miles Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Upper Stair Canyon - North Wash Utah.  3A II

Time Required - 3 to 5 hours
Distance - 2.4 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel N/A --- This is still a technical canyon
Elevation Range - 5970 - 5375 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - 4WD - High Clearance Permit Required - No

The Seven Irish Canyons listed below

Blarney Canyon - Left (west) Fork - North Wash Utah.  3A I

Time Required - 2 to 3 hours
Distance - 2.3 miles Total, 0.8 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 40 feet.
Elevation Range - 4530 - 4900 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Blarney Canyon - Right (east) Fork - North Wash Utah.  3A I

Time Required - 2 to 3 hours
Distance - 2.5 miles Total, 0.7 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 40 feet.
Elevation Range - 4530 - 4955 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Leprechaun Canyon - Right (east) Fork - North Wash Utah.  3A II

Time Required - 2.5 to 4 hours
Distance - 3.8 miles Total, 1 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 30 feet. (40 feet if you do the optional rap at the top)
Elevation Range - 4470 - 5010 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Leprechaun Canyon - Left (west) Fork - North Wash Utah.  3A II

Time Required - 2 to 4 hours
Distance - 2.6 miles Total, 0.7 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 35 feet.
Elevation Range - 4470 - 5000 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Leprechaun Canyon - Middle Fork - North Wash Utah.  3A II or III

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours
Distance - 2.9 miles Total, 1 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 30 feet.
Elevation Range - 4470 - 5000 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger  Permit Required - No

Shillelagh Canyon - Right (east) Fork - North Wash Utah.  3A I

Time Required - 2 to 3 hours
Distance - 2 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 110 feet.
Elevation Range - 4510 - 4850 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Shillelagh Canyon - Left (west) Fork - North Wash Utah.  3A I

Time Required - 2 to 3 hours
Distance - 2.6 miles Total, 0.7 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 70 feet.  (max rap only 60 feet if anchor webbing extended properly)
Elevation Range - 4510 - 4900 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No

Short End of the Stick - North Wash Utah.  2A I

Small side drainage into the Right Fork of Shillelagh requiring on downclimbing
The technical portion of the route is VERY short and makes a nice addition to a Shillelagh day
Time Required - 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Distance - 2 miles Total, 0.2 miles Technical
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel N/A feet.  Downclimbs to 20 feet.
Elevation Range - 4510 - 4895 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - Passenger Permit Required - No