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Pothole Fest

August 11, 2023 @ 7:00 am - August 13, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

It’s Time to Play! 5th Annual Excursions of Escalante Pothole Fest

RSVPs will open February 15th 2023.

We are holding this event in August to coincide with the the Southwest’s Monsoon season. These are long-warm days and offer potentially good pothole conditions. Stay tuned however, regarding conditions. Everyone can bring their PH tools and enjoy “working” with like minded adventurers in these endearing and challenging canyon obstacles. Saturday evening there will be dinner, music and a Pot Shot competition, focused on accuracy and distance, solo and two person teams. There will also be a contest for greatest distances thrown. Nice prizes plus the “World’s 2023 Pot Shot Champion” titles will be on the line! Practice-practice!!

***Anyone interested in contributing by leading canyons or assisting in some other way, please don’t hesitate to offer. These Fests’ are fun, but a bit of work to host, so Your help is definitely needed and will be greatly appreciated. Please send Amie or myself an email to get involved.

ATTENDEE PREREQUISITES: Each guest must be a “self reliant” canyoneer, have solid personal technical skills and able to contribute to solving problems as a team member. Minimum age requirement; 16 years.

**Sales tax and processing fees included.
Includes t-shirt and catered dinner Saturday evening.

***Your payment is Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable. No Exceptions.

***Attendees must register/RSVP individually. In order to keep an accurate count on RSVPs, registering guests is not allowed.


Rappelling Device
Ascending Device
3 Locking Carabiners
1 Non Locking Carabiner
2 Rappel Rings or Quick Links
Static Rope
25’ 1’’ Webbing
Rappelling Gloves
Dry Bag
Water Bottles or Bladder (2-3 liters per person per day)
Canyoneering or Hiking Shoes (open toed or open sided shoes not recommended here)

TRANSPORTATION: Attendees drive their vehicles to canyon trailheads. Roads are rough. Plan accordingly with an appropriate vehicle.
Canyon Leaders are not responsible for attendee transportation.


**Location: Excursions of Escalante, 125 East Main ST, Escalante UT, 84726

**Check-in/shop open at 7:00AM Friday. Shop opens Sat-Sun 7:30AM.

**Mandatory meeting at 8:00AM Friday. Please allow time for paperwork beforehand.

**There will be a Porto John provided for event attendees. Multiple hand washing stations will also be provided.

**The Commercial kitchen in the Café/Shop is not open for public use per Utah Health Code. Refrigeration, food prep, cooking, washing of dishes, etc. will need to be done elsewhere. SORRY, NO EXCEPTIONS.

**Please do not use the small bathroom in our shop/café. It is for use by our Tour Guests and Café Customers. Thanks.

**A water filling station will be set up outside for filling bottles/bladders before heading out to the canyons.

**Excursions of Escalante does not rent or lend equipment. No exceptions. Attendees are expected to provide their own camping and canyoneering equipment and ropes. Required list is above.

**Excursions of Escalante DOES NOT have Wi-Fi or a computer for public use. Please enjoy one another’s company while here. xoxo:)

**Your payment is Non-Refundable and Non Transferable. NO Exceptions.

**We do not allow overnight parking/camping on our premises.


Canyons of the Escalante RV Park – Cabins, Camping, and RV Park.

Escalante Cabins & RV Park – Cabins, Camping, and pay showers.

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park – Camping, RV spots and pay showers.

Stay tuned for event updates, “stay spicy” my canyon friends.
Rick Green


August 11, 2023 @ 7:00 am
August 13, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


Excursions of Escalante


Excursions of Escalante
125 E. Main Street P.O. Box 207
Escalante, UT 84726 us
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