Pronunciation


TermIPAReadableNotes
Arscenicˈɑːr.sn.ɪkAR-seen-ickCanyon in North Wash, Utah
Attacheæ.tæˈʃat-ash-AYPetzl carabiner
Behuninbəˈhjuː.nɪn
bəˈh.nɪn
buh-HUE-nin
buh-WHO-nin
Canyon in Zion National Park
BinerˈbinərBEAN-erShort for carabiner
Bivouacˈbɪv..ækBIV-oo-ackBivouac glossary term
Bogley'bɡ.lBOW-gleeCanyoneering Forum - source
Boltergeistˈbl.tər.ɡstBOWL-ter-guy-stCanyon in Dixie National Forest, Utah
CairnkɛərnCAIRNCairn in glossary term
Carmelkɑːrˈmʒl
ˈkɑːr.məl
car-MELL
CAR-mull
First pronunciation is for Carmel Formation, second is for Mount Carmel Junction
Constrychninekənˈstrɪk.nncon-STRICK-nineCanyon in Poison Springs, North Wash, Utah
Cordeletteˌkɔərd.əlˈɛtcord-uh-LETCordelette glossary term
CRITRˈkrɪt.ərCRIT-erCRITR glossary term
DeLormedɛˈlʊr.mdeh-LORE-mayManufacturer of PLBs. Bought by Garmin in 2016.
Eardleyˈərd.liURD-leeCanyon in San Rafael Swell
Englesteadˈŋ.əl.stʒdING-ul-stedCanyon in Zion National Park
Entrajoɛnˈtrɒ.hen-TRAW-hoeCanyon in Moab, Utah
Escalanteˌəs.kəˈlænt
ˌəs.kəˈlæn.ti
es-kuh-LANT
es-kuh-LAN-tee
The city is pronounced either way, the national monument is the second pronunciation
Etrierˈt.ri.
ˈɛt.ri.ər
AY-tree-ay
ETT-ree-er
Etrier glossary term. First pronunciation is French, second is the English pronunciation of the French word.
Granaryˈɡræn.ər.i
ˈɡrn.ər.i
GRAN-er-ee
GRAIN-er-ee
Canyon in Moab, Utah
HuecoˈɛkWECK-ohHueco glossary term
Kaiparowitskˈpɑːr..ɪtsky-PAR-oh-itsArea in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Kolobˈk.lɔːbKOE-lobCanyon in Zion National Park
Leprechaunˈlɛp.rə.kɒnLEP-ruh-konCanyons in North Wash, Utah
Lomatiumlˈm.ʃ.əmlow-MAY-she-umCanyon in Arches National Park
Macrameˈmæk.rəˌmMACK-ruh-mayMacrame glossary term
Moabˈm.æbMOW-abCity in Utah
Moki/Moquiˈm.kiMOH-keyMoqui glossary term
Mukuntuweapməˈkn.t.wpmuh-KOON-too-weepPrevious name for Zion National Park
Ourayˈjər.YER-ayCanyoneering area in Colorado
Pariapəˈri.əpuh-REE-uhRiver in Utah/Arizona
Parunuweappəˈru.nu.wppuh-ROO-noo-weepRiver in Zion National Park
Petzlˈpɛt.səlPET-sullGear Manufacturer
Pitonˈpi.tɒnPEE-tawnPiton glossary term
Pleiadesˈpli.əˌdzPLEE-uh-deezCanyon in Moab, Utah
Potableˈpt.əˌbəl
ˈpɔːt.əˌbəl
POTE-uh-bull
POT-uh-bull
Potable glossary term
Potashˈpɒt.æʃPOT-ashArea near Moab, Utah
Prusikˈprʌs.ɪkPRUSS-ickPrusik glossary term
Rodcleˈrd.klɛ
ˈrɒd.kli
ROAD-cleh
ROD-klee
Canyoneering gear manufacturer in Spain. First pronunciation is the Spanish pronunciation, second is how I've heard it in English.
SegersˈsɡʊrsSEE-gerzAnother name for The Squeeze
Shash Jaa'ʃɑːʃɒshaw-sh jaw"Bears Ears" in Navajo
Shillelaghʃəlˈ.lishu-LAY-leeCanyon in North Wash, Utah
Sinawavaˌsɪn.əˈwɔː.vɔːsin-uh-WAH-vahArea in Zion National Park
Slideanideˈsld.ə.ndSLIDE-uh-nideCanyon in Poison Springs, Utah
Smallcatrazˈsmɒl.kə.træzSMALL-kuh-trazCanyon in Robber's Roost, Utah
Spelegycaˌspɛl.əˈ.kəspell-uh-GEE-kuhSpelegyca glossary term
SQWURELskwˈɜːrəlSquirrelSQWUREL glossary term
Tiblocˈtɪ.blɔːkTIB-lockTibloc glossary term
Topoˈtɔː.p
ˈt.p
TOP-oh
TOPE-oh
Topo glossary term
Trachyotomyˌtr.kˈɒt.ə.mitray-key-OTT-uh-meeCanyon in North Wash, Utah
Traxionˈtræk.ʃənTRACK-shunTraxion glossary term
Zionˈz.ənZY-unNational Park in Utah

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