Just returned to Salt Lake after a fantastic trip to the Grand Canyon. As part of the documentary we are working on, we finally descended a canyon we've come to call "OCD," named for the 2.5 years it's been scouted and obsessed over by Rich. It is extremely remote, and logistically very difficult to get to (involving a 16 hour car shuttle). Not knowing what was down there, we went prepared for a bit of everything - wetsuits, 700 feet of rope, packrafts, pfds, and a whole bunch of other technical gear. The canyon turned out to be pretty spectacular in places, and a bit of a dud in others, but the adventure was worthy. 14 mile approach, 10 rappels, a 1/4 mile of coconino-don't-slip-or-you'll-die traversing, 275 feet of free hanging air, 3.5 miles of casual packrafting, and a complete day to climb back out to the car. It is a rim-to-rim traverse in western Grand Canyon that will likely never be done again...

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