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Apache Canyon 3B-I

Total Trip Length: 0.70 mi

Technical: RAP, DC

Number of Raps: 2

Longest Rap: ~ 30’

Total Ascent: ~ 200'

Water: Potential Mandatory Swim

Vehicle: Passenger car

Shuttle: No 

Approach

From the Parking spot, (33.53662, -111.34682) head east across HWY 88. Make your way down to the creek bed and follow the creek south.  

Descent

The first rappel is ~30' into the slot from a pinch point. (Seasonal Water)

The 2nd rappel is ~ 10' from a chockstone. (Seasonal Water)

Exit

~700' past the confluence of the creek on the left, head west up the small break in the canyon wall. Scale up the scree field and gain the top. Follow the road back to the parking area. 

Directions

From the intersection of Apache Trail and Idaho Rd in Apache Junction, head NE towards Canyon Lake on HWY 88 (Apache Trail). Continue on  HWY 88 for approximately 19.7 miles. On the left side of the road (33.53662, -111.34682) there is a concrete structure and a pull out; this is the parking area.