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Grotto Canyon in Death Valley National Park.­

Group of hikers happy to have been able to reach the most beautiful part of the narrow canyon.­

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March 30, 2012
Mosaic Canyon Trail, Death Valley National Park, DEATH VALLEY, CA 92328, USA
People Jumping 56 photos

Jump Shots - Photos of people while they are jumping.­

They seem to be levitating or floating effortlessly in the air.­

Death Valley 99 photos

Photos taken in the Death Valley National Park.­

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And don't hesitate to drop me a word!

Photos of the hard-to-reach Grotto Canyon in Death Valley National Park.­

Grotto Canyon is one of the most beautiful slot-canyon in Death Valley.­ It is very close from Stovepipe Wells and easy to access, but getting up this canyon is a real workout and it cannot be done alone and requires ropes.­

A group of at least 4 people with at least 9 meters (30 feet) of climbing rope or strap can easiely pass the first 3 dry falls, and there is a 30 feet dry fall that can be bypassed by the left (East side).­

Two experienced climbers may be able to negotiate this canyon, but I am not sure I could have been very far up without the help of all the other hikers that we met there.­ And I did have exactly the type of climbing rope we needed.­

Our great team that day was Lauren, Dana, Aprin, Chhun, Sharon and I.­ Yay!

For more information about Grotto Canyon, read www.­americansouthwest.­net/­slot_­canyons/­grotto/­canyon.­html

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