Phipps Canyon

Location: Escalante
Rating: Basic Canyoneering 2A III
Length: 5-8 hours
Longest Rappel: None
Start: Old Sheffield Road – 6 miles from Hwy12
End: There and Back (from Old Sheffield Road)
Permits: None
Wet Suit: No
Shuttle: No

Overview: Phipps Canyon offers some natural arches, and some awesome narrows. Off the beaten path, this canyon requires some moderate canyoneering skills for the adventurer.

Approach: From Hwy 12 leaving Escalante, turn right on Sheffield Road. Drive along Sheffield for .25 miles to find a pull off.  The canyon lies just east of the parking spot.


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