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Backyard Canyon, AZ

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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 3.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,640 feet
Elevation Gain 1,121 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,121 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.71
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Apr
Sun  7:01am - 5:22pm
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Overview
Backyard Canyon is a 3.1 mile round trip canyon trip with 1,121 feet elevation gain. Located 12 miles northeast of Mesa Arizona. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. March and November are the best months to enjoy this activity.


Fun 3BIII canyon with 3 raps max ~90'.

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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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    FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

    To canyon trip
    Free Bulldog Canyon OHV permit (see permits) required to drive all the way to parking (33.5265,-111.57309)
    page created by azflyguy on Dec 17 2017 1:26 pm
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