Flash Flood in May: Utah Video Gives Important Reminder

First, it was the rushing wind. Then, the unexpected happened. Jamal Green’s video of Halls Creek Narrows serves as an important reminder for slot canyon hikers and climbers.

This video is from 2015, but the lesson still remains: Be prepared for flash floods. Green hiked from Zion to Capital Reef and encountered an unseasonable storm.

Check out our explainer article below with tips to avoid flash floods.

Outdoor Hazards: Flash Flood
Outdoor Hazards: Flash Flood
Hell in high water, floods are a leading cause of death in the outdoors. Here are some pointers to play it safe. Read more…

Nate Mitka

Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.