Crystal's Secret Gorge
San Carlos River at Warm Springs Flat is a 2.6 mile one way hike with a 720 ft drop in elevation. Located 53 miles northwest of Safford Arizona. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Overview: The Lost World... Absolutely amazing destination, located deep within the San Carlos Indian Reservation. Truly a hikers playground with a gorgeous river canyon, numerous large waterfalls, deep-water swimming holes, alcoves, a 3C technical slot segment (can be bypassed), and a beautiful large grotto area. Enjoy!
Destination Overlook: Lat. 33 degrees/26'/37.17"/N & Long. 110 degrees/16'/12.15"/W
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
This is a moderately difficult hike.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.