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West and Middle Forks Deer Creek, AZ
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West and Middle Forks Deer Creek, AZ 
West and Middle Forks Deer Creek, AZ
 
Canyoneering avatar Sep 27 2020
RedwallNHops
Canyoneering28.73 Miles 9,188 AEG
Canyoneering28.73 Miles
9,188 ft AEG
Intermediate Canyoneering - Difficult or dangerous; Tech Climb; rope reqd; descent anchor; exit technical;
B - Up to light current; wading/swimming; possible wet/dry suit
VI - Two or more days
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Day 1 - Descended West Fork - Short fork but fun. Last rap was a 260 so I luged around a 260 ft rope. The plan was to get water at deer spring , but it was dry. Hiked back down to the creek and grabbed water then hauled it up to surprise valley. 13 hr day - got to Surprise after dark
Day 2 - Got a 5:30 start and hiked up to the Middle fork. What an amazing canyon. Downclimbs, slides, rappels. Brought wetsuits but it wasn't too cold.
Day 3. Out via Bill Hall trail
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