Wire Pass is a slot canyon in southern Utah carved through the Cockscomb by Coyote Wash. It is a branch of Buckskin Gulch, the world's longest and deepest slot canyon—a 23-mile gash carved through the desert. The trail winds its way up a sandy wash and eventually into red rock formations, towering cliffs, and ancient juniper trees, each step bringing you closer to the slot canyon's entrance. Entering the slot, walls rapidly encompass you to where they are up to 500 hundred feet tall. You will capture the interplay of light and shadows dancing upon the etched eolian and Navajo sandstone walls. 
PLEASE NOTE: Distant storms can cause flash flooding in the Slot Canyon, making this hike one of the top 10 most dangerous hikes in the US! Please check the local weather forecast at least 50 miles north of this area several times before entering the canyon! Cell phones and GPS do not work in the canyon. Once you enter the slot canyon, there is no access out, and storms further north can send debris-filled water 40' high down the canyon. 

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