Messin' Around - North Wash

Messin' Around

North Wash
Technical Canyoneering

          Messin' Around is a short scenic tributary of Butler Canyon. It is not a destination canyon, but makes for an interesting diversion if you have a couple of hours to spare while visiting the area.

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          Messin' Around is part of the "Circle of Friends" program. Members of the "Circle of Friends" have access to more specific information, explicit route information, GPS waypoints, trailhead location and detailed maps. If you would like more information on joining the "Circle of Friends" visit the sign up page.

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General Information:
Messin' Around is a technical canyoneering located in the North Wash area that requires complete technical gear. Messin' Around is rated 3A II using the Canyon Rating System.

          A GPS is extremely useful. Good map reading skills are essential. Navigation for this route is moderate, but make certain you are dropping into the correct drainage.

          There are no bolted anchors in this canyon, let's preserve this feature. Hundreds of canyoneers before you have descended this canyon without placing bolts, so please play fair. You might need to locate and construct natural anchors, which is not difficult in these canyons.

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Trailhead Information:
          A high clearance vehicle is advised for accessing this trailhead, four-wheel-drive is not required.

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          Additional information is provided that will turn this half-day romp into a full day adventure.

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