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Stripping to skivvies
We strip down to underwear in order to negotiate the cold pool in Egypt3 [enlarge]
courtesy RHanel
Narrow and COLD!
A view down the very very last stretch in Egypt3. Unfortunately, we didn't want to swim in near freezing water! [enlarge]
courtesy PChen
Prussicking Back up
Andrew prussicking back up after our aborted swim. [enlarge]
courtesy PChen
Climbing back up
Climbing back up the rope after our aborted swim. [enlarge]
Above the lower slot
Looking back down on the last exit section of egypt3. The last bit of slot is to the left. [enlarge]
courtesy PChen
Last bit of slot
Looking down at the watery bit of slot from above. We were right at the curve at the top of the picture, and the very exit of the slot is at the bottom left. [enlarge]
courtesy PChen
Smilin' Roland
Examining the exit
Having a look at the true exit of Egypt3. [enlarge]
courtesy PChen
Slot canyon damage
a shot of how torn up a brand-new pack gets after being dragged through a narrow slot. [enlarge]
courtesy PChen
Open ridge return
Our return hike is along an open ridge to the east of Egypt 3. [enlarge]
Open ridge return
Our return hike is along an open ridge to the east of Egypt 3. [enlarge]
Returning from Egypt3
Heading back to the car after Egypt3. [enlarge]
Chocolate blocks
An eroding layer of rock looks like a sprinkling of chocolate blocks! [enlarge]
Freezing cold hairwash
Pu can't help getting a good laugh out of Jenn's ice-cold hair washing. [enlarge]
Egypt 3 Slot Canyoneering Route Photo Map - click map to view
Egypt 3 Slot Canyon Descent - Hike Data
Start Time: 7:46a.m.
End Time: 4:20p.m.
Duration: 8h34m
Distance: 11.33 km (7.04 mi)
Average Speed: 1.3 km/hr (0.8 mph)
Start Elevation: 5659ft (1725m) *
Max Elevation: 5692ft (1735m) *
Min Elevation: 4812ft (1467m) *
End Elevation: 5637ft (1718m) *
* : +/- 75 feet
Total Elevation Gain: 794ft (242m) *
Total Elevation Loss: 866ft (264m) *
* : +/- 75 feet
Elevation Graph

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Egypt 3 - Elevation over Distance
Egypt 3 - Elevation over Time
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