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Sundance Canyon 3B-II

Total Trip Length: 2.5 mi

Technical: rappels, down climbs, potential keepers

Number of Raps: 5

Longest Rap: 180’

Water: Mandatory swim

Vehicle: Passenger ok, Hi-clearance best

Shuttle: No 

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MAP

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Approach

From the parking area head southeast back up FR 142E for approximately .6 miles. Here you will turn left and drop down into the canyon (N34 32.272 W111 25.861). Once you reach the bottom of the canyon (N34 32.432 W111 25.658) turn left and let the fun begin.

Descent

Rap 1: Approximately 40’ from anchor to bottom. May vary slightly depending on water level. Rap 2: Optional, depending on water level Rap 3: Optional, depending on water level Rap 4: 20’ rap into pool, swim to exit ledge (potential keeper), then make another short 6’ rappel. Rap 5: Approximately 180’ rappel off bolted anchors.

Exit

Make your way to West Clear Creek and turn left. Follow West Clear Creek for approximately .3 miles. On your left will be a faint trail (N34 32.879 W111 26.216) heading back up to the parking area.

Directions

From the I-17: Exit on Highway 260 east. Continue on Highway 260 east for approximately 31.9 miles. On the left will be FR 149 (N34 29.631 W111 27.512). Go approximately 1.8 miles on FR 149 to a “T” in the road. Turn left to stay on FR 149 (N34 29.375 W111 25.782). Travel approximately 1.2 miles to where the road forks (N34 30.274 W111 25.976) and stay right. At the “T” in the road turn right. You will now be on FR 142. Travel approximately .9 miles to turn left onto FR 142E (N34

30.687 W111 25.131). Follow FR 142E to the end, approximately 2.8 miles (N34 32.745 W111 26.014).

From Highway 87: Turn on to 260 west (N34 27.253 W111 26.327) and travel for approximately 3.1 miles. On the right will be FR 149 (N34 29.631 W111 27.512). Go approximately 1.8 miles on FR 149 to a “T” in the road. Turn left to stay on FR 149 (N34 29.375 W111 25.782). Travel approximately 1.2 miles to where the road forks (N34 30.274 W111 25.976) and stay right. At the “T” in the road turn right. You will now be on FR 142. Travel approximately .9 miles to turn left onto FR 142E (N34 30.687 W111 25.131). Follow FR 142E to the end, approximately 2.8 miles (N34 32.745 W111 26.014).

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