Don't need to win the lottery, Utah isn't that far from Oregon. If you're ever in the area, let me know.
Oregon has some great slot canyons and canyoneering too, but they are wet rather than in the desert. There's some good ones right off the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Drive just east of Portland. Above many of those cool waterfalls everyone looks at are some great slot canyons.
"In fact, I think you should add your body fat to the rating of the climb, to get a true measure of your inner climber. So climbing a 5.7 with 22% body fat is way harder than climbing a 5.14 with 3% body fat."