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You may have to navigate up and over obstacles like this (the remnant of a flash flood) while traversing the canyon.

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Mirek Wierzbicki
Mar 14, 2017 near Kanab, UT
You may have to navigate up and over obstacles like this (the remnant of a flash flood) while traversing the canyon.  
Gary Leverett
Virgin, UT
Gary Leverett   Virgin, UT
The difficulty of this downclimb varies depending on the last flash flood and what man made assists have recently been placed, if any. It can sometimes be very difficult for the casual hiker. There is a bypass route that is very easy though. When you get to the downclimb obstacle, simply back up a few yards until you see a path leading up on the right (if you’re facing the obstacle). It only takes a minute or 2 to negotiate the bypass and drop back down into the slot. It’s an easy stroll from there all the way to the confluence with Buckskin Gulch. The last time we were there (April 2017) Buckskin was virtually dry for about 3 miles. We didn’t even get our feet wet and only turned around because we were at risk of running out of daylight for our planned out and back hike. It was a spectacular 3 miles though. Note: When you exit Wire Pass at the confluence with Buckskin, turn right to see the best of Buckskin. Turning left will take you through a far less dramatic (boring in comparison) 3-4 miles of Buckskin that leads back to a different Buckskin Gulch trailhead just off of House Rock Valley Rd. Dec 26, 2018

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Wire Pass to Buckskin Gulch

1.8 mi 2.8 km
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Kanab, UT