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Matt LemkeMain and west forks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2010

Matt Lemke

WHY ARE THESE GETTING DELETED
Posted Nov 12, 2014 3:09 pm

ShayleeBluejohn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2013

Shaylee

East and West Forks.
Posted Nov 7, 2013 10:12 am

KesslerBluejohn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2013

Kessler

East and West Forks.
Posted Nov 7, 2013 10:09 am

s_tuning@msn.comNon-Technical  Sucess!

s_tuning@msn.com

Not very interesting as slot canyons go. Lots of short slides / hand lines - no raps. Missed the exit and wandered around a bit.
Posted Jan 19, 2013 4:20 pm

SarahThompsonNot my favorite  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 21, 2011

SarahThompson

Descended the main fork, out via Horseshoe. Not worth the long walk. I didn't like this outing much. Better stuff to do.
Posted Feb 27, 2012 1:28 pm

McCannsterFirst Slot Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2011

McCannster

Solo outing on my first technical canyon. Went down the East Fork and up the Main Fork from Granary Springs. Really fun outing, though I got pretty cold wadding in the waist deep pools in the shady depths. 6 hours ctc.
Posted May 15, 2011 9:29 pm

GregHazBlue John Main/West  Sucess!

GregHaz

Nice complex. Haven't headed back since the popularity increased.

With Steve Ramras, Dave Pitney, Rob Bixler
Posted Apr 25, 2011 2:48 pm

KoryKFun canyon, but...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2011

KoryK

It was a shame to see that some people had carved names, drawings, etc. into the walls of the canyon towards the beginning of the canyon. Thanks Ralston and hollywood!
Posted Apr 8, 2011 7:14 pm

Alex WoodGreat Canyon   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2011

Alex Wood

This was our last of three canyons that we did in three days in the Robbers Roost Area. We did the Main Fork to the Big Drop and then out Horseshoe Canyon. It was a very long day made worse by being sick. Well worth it. The downclimbing the main fork was a blast-don't try and rappel any of them becuase that just makes it harder. The tight slots before the Big Drop were amazing. Horseshoe Canyon was also very very cool
Posted Mar 25, 2011 1:43 pm

Matthew Van HornSpectacular  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2011

Matthew Van Horn

Full main fork beginning near Granary Spring, to Lower BlueJohn, rappel and out Horseshoe canyon. A trip I will never forget.
Posted Mar 15, 2011 11:18 pm

americanswissRalston

americanswiss

Had to make the "pilgrimage". Read excerpts from Ralston's book along the way. Found the spot. Saw the chipped away rock and the boulder. The drive to Motel 6 was the most colorful I have ever seen. April. We were alone. Amazing canyon. Ascended back the same way. The off-width crack back out is a killer. Second time in May 2012 down big drop to see all the petroglyphs.
Posted Mar 8, 2011 1:10 am

CroftToo Popular  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 1, 1982
My husband and I have been through this canyon and many others in the Robbers Roost area several times. Back before Aaron's event there were very few people in the Roost. Now when we go we see many people and last Spring Blue John was backed up with people and we ended up leaving and going somewhere else. The line at the top of the first descent was 12 people deep. And very few knew what the word "chimney" meant. The whole route is now covered in slings and I am expecting to see it all bolted within the next few years. I get Aaron's ordeal, but I so wish he would not have draw a map to such a pristine place that is now being destroyed with traffic.
Posted Nov 18, 2010 12:13 am

vanman798Main Fork  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2010

vanman798

Strolled down the main fork, and wandered down to where it slots up again. Didn't have a shuttle car waiting at Horseshoe canyon, so we decided to not go into the second slot section, believing it could be tough to climb out of it. Instead we walked along its left side up to where it drops into Horseshoe Canyon. It was interesting to see the general area where Aaron Ralston was trapped in 2003.

We used the west fork as our exit. Once we left the west fork we followed a 230 degree magnetic bearing SW which took us right to Burr Pass. Round trip was about 8 hours.
Posted Oct 5, 2010 6:19 pm

PropsBluejohn Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2010

Props

Great canyon complex. Cold water in the east fork. Brrrrrr!
Posted Mar 29, 2010 11:59 am

Day HikerThree Forks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 12, 2006

Day Hiker

2006 October 27: Descended East Fork to Big Drop Rappel in main canyon. Ascended Middle Fork.
2006 October 29: West Fork, down and up.
2006 November 11: West Fork to Middle Fork via Day Hiker's shortcut. Down main canyon to the accident site, then return the same way.
2006 November 12: West Fork to Middle Fork via Day Hiker's shortcut. Up Middle Fork to base of upclimb, then return the same way.
Posted Jan 21, 2010 3:37 am

chikerNontechnical route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2008

chiker

I took the easy, nontechnical routes since I just happened to be in the area and didn't have any gear with me. I went in through the cross-country West E/E route, and exited up the West route, which has a short 6 foot chute to clamber up. I will definitely be coming back in the future and do the rappels. The weather was great--t-shirt weather down in the canyon while campsite up by the buttes was cold.
Posted Nov 28, 2008 12:45 am

skunk apeBluejohn loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2008

skunk ape

Good times!
Posted Nov 18, 2008 9:18 pm

goofballBluejohn - Full Meal Deal  Sucess!

goofball

Sometime in 2004. Down lil' BJ, up main then back down to lower BJ and into Horseshoe Canyon. Pictographs are great ! A very long day though. don't think all the slogging was worth it for the very short (but pretty) lower slot.
Posted Oct 13, 2008 10:15 pm

John StyrnolLittle Blue John Combo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2006

John Styrnol

Did the two canyons, down Little Blue John, up the Main Fork of Blue John.
Posted Sep 23, 2008 7:21 pm

madsjimFun Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2007

madsjim

I thought it was a fun canyon, did the main fork and exited at the end of the narrows. It only takes a few hours and is very pretty.
Posted Jun 30, 2007 7:43 pm

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