Dingford Creek

Trip

Intermediate Canyon - Dingford Creek

Dingford is one of the top "water park" canyons in Washington. It features about 1/2 dozen legit slides, 1/2 dozen small jumps under 20', and a dozen short rappels (all under 100'). There is very little to no creek walking.

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  • Intermediate Canyon
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 1.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft

Tanner Truck Stop at 08:30. We will consolidate vehicles here and take two high-clearance vehicles to the trailhead which is about a 45 minute drive. 

At the current flow level (Middle Fork gauge is at 219 cfs) it can be considered a basic canyon. Numerous non-technical jumping and waterslides. The jumps are roughly 15 feet. The longest slide is about 25 feet. For the longest rappel called Chunderdome we will set up two lines: one for a sporty rap in whitewater and one for an almost entirely dry rappel on the side, users choice. 

Route/Place

Dingford Creek


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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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