Dingford Creek


Intermediate Canyon - Dingford Creek

3C III (v3a4 II) 3.5h-9h overall, 30min-45min approach, 3h-8h descent 5min exit

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  • Intermediate Canyon
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 800 ft

9am meeting time for folks who want to Carpool to the trail head.  The road is a gravel forest road requiring a high clearance vehicle.  We will meet at:


10am meeting time at the trail head.  The location is:


PREREQUISITE:  You must be a Mountaineers Waterfall Canyoning graduate.  

If Dingford levels are too high, our Plan B is Mineral Creek (see route/place)


Dingford Creek

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Whistle
  • Variable friction descender
  • Cowstails
  • Ascenders
  • Wetsuit or Dry Suit
  • Pack suitable for keeping things dry
  • Canyon shoes
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • Water filter or water bottle
  • Headlamp
  • Extra webbing & quick links
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