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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Waterslides Canyon is a 3.7 mile one way canyon trip with a 1965 ft drop in elevation. Located 55 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. February and February 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: Waterslides Canyon located in the Sierra Ancha's is known for its natural water slides and large pools of water. This canyon with 6 or 7 rappels is best done during the snow melt in the spring when the flow allows for maximum sliding on the natural slides.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.