Canyoneering Route Description List:
Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.

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South Fork Ticaboo area

Trough Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3A I

Time Required - 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Distance - 1.2 miles Total, 0.3 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 210 feet.
Elevation Range - 4820 - 4280 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance - 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Upper South Fork Ticaboo Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah. 3B III

Time Required - 7 to 8 hours
Distance - 5 miles Total, 0.8 miles Technical
Rappels - 7 Rappels, Longest Rappel 200 feet.
Elevation Range - 5680 - 4280 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Sleepytime Trio - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A III (II)

Sleepytime Trio is a collection of 3 short slots and a fourth one to go just look at.
The trio is Power Nap Canyon, Siesta Canyon and Rude Awakening.  The fourth one to look at is Pipe Dream.
Time Required (entire route) - 6 to 7 hours
Time Required (Rude Awakening only) - 4 to 5 hours
Distance (entire route) - 7.3 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Distance (Rude Awakening only) - 5.2 miles Total, 0.2 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 190 feet.
Elevation Range - 5680 - 4280 Feet
Shuttle Required - no Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Double Entendre Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A II (III)

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours for full route.  1 to 2 hours for upper half only.
Distance - 3.2 miles Total, 0.4 miles Technical
Rappels -  Rappels, Longest Rappel 260 feet. 
The 260 foot rappel is over potholes and may be able to be done differently.
Rappels in lower half.  Challenging downclimbs in upper half.
Elevation Range - 4930 - 3830 Feet
Shuttle Required - Yes 1.8 Miles Vehicle - High Clearance - 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Off The Hook Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A II

Time Required - 4.5 to 6.5 hours
Distance - 3 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 5 Rappels, Longest Rappel 150 feet.
Elevation Range - 5010 - 3830 Feet
Shuttle Required - Yes 1.8 Miles Vehicle - High Clearance - 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

The Dante System

Devil's Thumb Canyon- Dante System - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A(B) III

Time Required - 5 to 8 hours
Distance - 3.0 miles Total, 0.4 miles Technical
Rappels if using Standard Entry - 4 Rappels, Longest Rappel 55 feet.
Rappels if using Hangnail entry - 6 Rappels, Longest Rappel 165 feet.
Elevation Range - 4965 - 4115 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD if road conditions are bad) Permit Required - No

Purgatory Canyon - Dante System - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3A(B) III

Time Required - 6 to 8 Hours
Distance - 2.7 miles Total, 0.7 miles Technical
Rappels - 7 Rappels, Longest Rappel 100 feet.  (but need 130 feet of rope travel)
Elevation Range - 4965 - 4115 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD if road conditions are bad) Permit Required - No

Inferno Canyon- Dante System - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3A(B) III (possible R)

Time Required - 6 to 9 Hours
Distance - 2.5 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 5 Rappels, Longest Rappel 60 feet.
Elevation Range - 4965 - 4115 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD if road conditions are bad) Permit Required - No

Limbo Canyon - Dante System - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A III R

Time Required - 6 to 7 Hours
Distance - 2.6 miles Total, 0.4 miles Technical
Rappels - 5 Rappels, Longest Rappel 120 feet.
Elevation Range - 4965 - 4115 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD if road conditions are bad) Permit Required - No

Paradiso Canyon - Dante System - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3(4)A III

Time Required - 5 to 7 hours
Distance - 3.9 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 45 feet. (Have rope for a rap of about 60 feet)
Elevation Range - 5010 - 4115 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD if road conditions are bad) Permit Required - No

Between the Dante and Sevenmile systems

Fiddlestix Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3A II (III)

Time Required - 3 to 4 hours
Distance - 1.8 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 185 feet.
Elevation Range - 4975 - 4115 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance (4WD in bad road conditions) Permit Required - No
This route description provides minimal detail in the canyon section.

Euphrates Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4B II (III)

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours
Distance - 2.6 miles Total, 0.8 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 150 feet.
Bring a 200 foot rope incase the last rap needs to be anchored up canyon.
Elevation Range - 4900 - 4000 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Miles Vehicle - High Clearance (4WD if roads are bad) Permit Required - No
This route description provides minimal detail in the canyon section.

Tripoli Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4 A (B) III R-

Time Required - 4 to 6 Hours
Distance - 2.5 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 2 Rappels, Longest Rappel 70 feet of rope travel from anchor to ground.
This route also requires an exit rope of 180 to be set and ascended to escape the canyon.
Elevation Range - 4900 - 4370 Feet (if exiting ascending out the side of the canyon as described)
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Teeny Tiny Loop - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4 A II (III)

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours
Distance - 4.7 miles Total, 0.3 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 80 feet.  (2 Raps in Teeny to 50 feet and 1 rap in Tiny at 80 feet)
Elevation Range - 4900 - 4030 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Miles Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Montezuma Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4B II (III)

Time Required - 5 to 8 hours
Distance - 3.2 miles Total, 1 miles Technical
Rappels - 4 Rappels, Longest Rappel 260 feet.
A 75 foot rope and pull cord works well for in canyon.
Elevation Range - 4900 - 3640 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Miles Vehicle - High Clearance (4WD if roads are bad) Permit Required - No
This route description provides minimal detail in the canyon section.

Dos Bolsas Cojones Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A(B) II

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours
Distance - 1.9 miles Total, 0.2 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 30 feet.  Bring Ropes up to 75 feet to allow for anchor placement.
Elevation Range - 4855 - 4000 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Sevenmile East Branch area

Good Day Jim Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3B III
                                          Left (west) and Right (east) Forks

Time Required - 5 - 8
Distance Left (west) Fork - 5.6 miles Total, 1.7 miles Technical
Distance Right (east) Fork - 5.8 miles Total, 1.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 5 Rappels, Longest Rappel 90 feet. 
Actual longest drop is 35 feet but rap 2 requires 90 feet of rope travel.
Elevation Range - 4860 - 3770 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Miles Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if roads are bad Permit Required - No

Hard Day Harvey Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3B III R

Time Required - 5 to 8.5 hours.
Distance - 5.7 miles Total, 1.4 miles Technical
Rappels - 3 Rappels, Longest Rappel 35 feet.
Elevation Range - 4855 - 3770 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD depending on road conditions) Permit Required - No

Sevenmile West Branch area

Double Deuce Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4B III (IV)

Time Required - 7 to 10 hours
Distance Left Fork - 3.1 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical (using Preferred Exit)
Distance Right Fork - 3.2 miles Total, 0.8 miles Technical (using Preferred Exit)
Rappels - 7 Rappels Left Fork or 8 Rappels Right Fork, Longest Rappel 125 feet.
Optionally can combine final 2 raps using retrievable anchor like Smooth Operator and 200 foot rope.
Elevation Range - 4680 - 3730 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance (4wd if bad road conditions) Permit Required - No

Big East Fork of Sevenmile Creek - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3A II

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours
Distance - 5.2 miles Total, 1.6 miles Technical
Rappels - 4 Rappels, Longest Rappel 70 feet.
Elevation Range - 4850 - 4080 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Warm Springs area

Warm Springs Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  2A II

Time Required - 2 to 3 hours
Distance - 4.2 miles Total, 2.3 miles Technical
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel N/A feet. Down climbs to 12 feet.
Elevation Range - 4525 - 3990 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Miles Vehicle - High Clearance, 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Pottymouth Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  2A I

Time Required - 2.5 to 3.5 hours.  (add 30 minutes to time if exiting up Warm Springs Canyon)
Distance - 0.9 miles Total, 3.3 miles Technical  (add 0.2 miles to the distance if exiting up Warm Springs Canyon)
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel N/A feet.  There are a couple downclimbs that will require effort.
Elevation Range - 4525 - 4030 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Miles Vehicle - High Clearance - 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Sinusitis Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A (B) II

Time Required - 4 to 6 hours.  (add 30 minutes to route time if exiting up Warm Springs Canyon)
Distance - 5.1 miles Total, 0.5 miles Technical  (add 0.2 miles to the distance if exiting up Warm Springs Canyon)
If using Pottymouth for the approach, 0.9 miles of the approach will be in a canyon with a tech rating of 2.
Rappels - 1 Rappels, Longest Rappel 30 feet.
There is also an upclimb where a rope needs to be set for the exit.  See general comments and gear requirements.
Elevation Range - 4525 - 3860 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance 4WD if bad road conditions Permit Required - No

Glaucoma Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A II X

Time Required - 4 to 7 hours
Distance - 2.9 miles Total, 0.2 miles Technical  (distance includes walking the rim to set the exit rope)
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel Ascent 180 feet to ascend out of the canyon.
Elevation Range - 4520 - 3950 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance possibly 4WD under bad road conditions.  Permit Required - No

Smith Fork area

PO Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  2A II  (Shuffleboard and Wordsmith Forks)

Time Required - 4 to 5 hours
Distance - 4.2 miles Total, 1.3 miles Technical
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel N/A feet.  A few easy downclimbs and light stemming.
Elevation Range - 4120 - 3880 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD if road conditions are bad) Permit Required - No
If the roads are in good condition a passenger car might be able to drive most of the way in.

Wormhole Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3A II R or X

Time Required - 2 to 4 hours
Distance - 3.8 miles Total, 1,000 feet Technical
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel N/A.
Elevation Range - 4085 - 3800 Feet
Shuttle Required -No Vehicle - High Clearance (possibly 4WD if road conditions are bad) Permit Required - No
If the roads are in good condition a passenger car might be able to drive most of the way in.

Pothoez Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A(B) III R

Time Required - 5 to 7 hours
Distance - 4.5 miles Total, 1 mile Technical
Rappels - 4 Rappels, Longest Rappel 70 feet.
Longest actual drop is less than 70 but a couple of the raps use 70 feet of rope.
Elevation Range - 4130 - 3710 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Miles Vehicle - High Clearance - (4WD if roads are bad) Permit Required - No

Psycho D Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  4A III X

Time Required - 6 to 8 hours
Distance - 4.4 miles Total, 0.8 miles Technical
Rappels - 0 Rappels, Longest Rappel N/A feet.
This canyon is still technically difficult even though it has no rappels.
Elevation Range - 4130 - 3740 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance  (4WD if roads are bad) Permit Required - No

Downward Spiral Canyon - Ticaboo Mesa, Utah.  3A III

Time Required - 4 to 6.5 hours depending on which exit option is used.
Distance - 4.9 miles Total, 0.6 miles Technical    -  Add 0.6 miles if using Exit option 1.
Rappels - 1 Rappels, Longest Rappel 20 feet.  Bring rope for 30 foot drop to allow for anchor placement.
Elevation Range - 4130 - 3720 Feet
Shuttle Required - No Vehicle - High Clearance (4WD if bad road conditions) Permit Required - No