Sheiks Canyon

One of the shortest routes into Grand Gulch passing an extensive and unique rock art panel

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Access road

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Used as an access to Grand Gulch, Sheiks is shorter but rougher than Kane Gulch and not for beginners. You’ll find a few ruins near the top and bottom but the highlight is an extensive rock art panel a few minutes from the junction with Grand Gulch. It contains the well-known ‘Green Mask’, a 10” high pictograph.