Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
Tanks Canyon is a 4 mile one way canyon trip with a 800 ft drop in elevation. Located 75 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. April and May are the best months to enjoy this activity. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Overview: Rugged and scenic canyoneering route located within the San Carlos Indian Reservation. Canyon stats: -600 vertical feet over 3.5 miles
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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.