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Feb 17 2018

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40 male
 Joined Sep 24 2017
 El Mirage
Hell Canyon - Garfias WashPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Canyoneering avatar Feb 17 2018
Canyoneering6.50 Miles 200 AEG
Canyoneering6.50 Miles   5 Hrs      1.30 mph
200 ft AEG
1st trip
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Spent a nice weekend camped out in Cedar Basin near the Hell Canyon TH. Both Mornings were SUPER cold with a heavy dew that froze over by morning. We actually hike the loop starting at the Hell Canyon TH heading towards the canyon. After exploring the canyon, which was absolutely beautiful, we back tracked and started heading towards Horse creek. We made our way out of the canyon finally intersecting the road at the first horse creek TH. We then headed back north towards Hell Canyon TH and then to camp. It ended up being a six mile loop...

over all REALLY enjoyed this loop. it would actually make a really nice, but short overnight. lots of nice spots for back country camping.

water 1 out of 5water less than maxwater less than maxwater less than max Cedar Basin Tank 1-25% full 1-25% full

water 1 out of 5water less than maxwater less than maxwater less than max Horse Spring Dripping Dripping
pools everywhere...bring a filter
average hiking speed 1.3 mph

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.

90+° 8am - 6pm kills
Avoid Heat Illness - stay cool
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