Cibeque Canyon (ACA Level 1+2 Classes), AZ, 06/10-16/2001

Under the expert tutelage of Rich Carlson and Gregg Henry, I participated in the ACA's level 1 and 2 classes in Cibeque Canyon, on the White Mountain Apache reservation.

Scenes from the first falls:

Kip Marshall explains how to build a top-rope anchor to Rich Carlson, while Gregg Henry looks on:

The climb to the top of the falls:

Scenes above the falls:

Back down the first falls:

The hike out:

We returned to the canyon for a second day...

Kip Marshall and Dean Kurtz tending the belay above a climb, while Lemmy tops out:

Just below the second falls... Dean Kurtz tries really hard to stay dry:

Scenes from (and above) the second falls:

Mike Dallin (ie, me) rappin' the second falls:

Rich Carlson at the second falls:

Rich finds a novel way to combat 100+ degree temps:

Scenes below the second falls:

Another canyoneer that joined our group:

Swimming, sliding and generally having a great time descending the canyon between the first and second falls:

Tom Jones jumps for it. This is the last known picture of his "sacrificial" pair of glasses (RIP):

Splashdown at the first falls:

Another canyoneer below the first falls:

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