Skates Canyon

ACA Canyon Rating – 2A I


...a west-side tributary to Skates Canyon hosts a great slot canyon more than a half-mile long...!!!                     Devon Fletcher Photos


beta facts:

name- Skates Canyon

elevation- 7000’at the top down to 6700’at the bottom

GPS coordinates- ±32°56.830’N 108°06.855’W

flow- intermittent

season to visit- most any time

accommodations- NONE

ownership- Gila National Forest

access- is from Hwy 35… see the map below

nearest town- Silver City is about 22 miles southwest of here

fun fact- this slot will surprise and please you...



Enhanced USGS topo map

The Red Lines depict sections of “slot canyons”

________one mile_______


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