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Elevation: 2,364 ft
GPS: 33.798, -111.488 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ryan Myers on Nov 17, 2017
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland
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Description

  • **WARNING*** This area is a popular spot for Nudists to gather. May not be suitable for all ages!
A great desert oasis hidden off the Beeline Highway SR 87 on your way to Payson. Also known as Sycamore Creek.
A short drive from Fountain Hills, this area can be a fun half day or full day location with a variety of Sport and Trad routes.
During the spring season you can find water running, creating great swimming holes....with several naked people enjoying them.
The routes tend to be short, 35-60 ft on average. The rock is well featured but the granite can feel very slick.
An easy 15 minute hike along a beautifully manicured trail will get you to the first few climbs. May take longer with water running through the canyon.
  • **ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK***

Getting There

From the Valley, Take SR 87 North towards Payson.
You're heading to pulloff on the East side of the road just before Sunflower.
The sign says Sycamore Creek and you should see a large old water tank at the main parking area.
Park near the old water tank and hike across the main creek channel to find the trail leading into the canyon.
Hike upstream to find the climbs.

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