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Damocles Canyon, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Superstitions NW
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Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
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Distance Round Trip 2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,863 feet
Elevation Gain 500 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 4.5
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
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10  2014-08-26 azflyguy
16  2013-06-25 azflyguy
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My First Canyon
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29  2011-12-23 Vaporman
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author avatar Guides 16,885
Routes 16,068
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb
Sun  6:31am - 5:51pm
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Overview: One of the many unnamed forks of Mesquite Creek that's best done when full of water and would require a few short rappels in lower water conditions. Bring a 100ft ropes and thick wetsuits in the winter. =)

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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.

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    From Tortilla Flat, continue another mile on AZ88 and park at Mesquite Flat
    page created by Vaporman on Dec 23 2011 9:45 pm
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