San Ysidro Slot Canyon
This is a rather whimpy slot but it is a nice place
ACA Canyon Rating – 1B II
...all difficult places can be omitted and easily climbed around...
Therefore, no ropes are needed
NEVER ENTER ANY SLOT CANYON WHEN HEAVY RAIN IS IN THE FORECAST…!!!
San Ysidro Slot Canyon has some nice scrambles involving your “all-fours”
...and some difficult to maneuver- water potholes...
name- San Ysidro Slot Canyon
depth of slot portion- maybe 30 feet
length of slot canyon- about .7 of a mile
GPS coordinates- ±35°34.500’N 106°48.005’W at the upstream end
best season to visit- February thru April along with October and November… NEVER ENTER ANY SLOT CANYON WHEN HEAVY RAIN IS IN THE FORECAST…!!!
access- is from HWY 550… see the map below
nearest town- San Ysidro is about 2 miles southwest of here
fun fact- this is a nice place to practice canyoneering technics and methods
Enhanced USGS topo map
The Red Lines depict sections of “slot canyons”
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