Buttercup Exit
Inconveivable Approach 3.5mi
02-15-16 Humperdinck Canyon Death Valley
02-5-17 Miracle Max Canyoneering
Lightning Sands DEscent
Inconceivable Descent
Humperdinck Descent
Buttercup Approach
02-13-16 Inconceivable Canyon Death Valley
02-20-17 Buttercup
Miracle Max Exit 4mi
Miracle Max 0.5mi
Miracle Max Approach 4.2mi
Buttercup Desccent
R02 BNR01 (Rap 1 - Inconceivable Canyon. Is anchored from a cairn anchor about 10 feet back from the drop and drops about 180 feet with a couple of small almost downclimbable stages near the bottom.)
BN dc3 (Drop of about 12 feet that can be downclimbed or easily bypassed on either side.)
BN dc4 (Ramp of about 12 feet to scramble down near where some other drainages join in from RDC.)
BN dc5 (Start of a slot running down through a conglomerate slot.)
Exit (Confluence of the Buttercup and Inconceivable Draianges. This is in a deep slot carved through conglomerate rock.)
R10 bottom of 285', (Pothole walkaround RDC ledge)
R11 175 (BNR06) (175', single anchor solution pocket arch -dm)
R11 BNR04-06 (Raps 4 thru 6 - Inconceivable Canyon. Rap 4 is anchoredLDC from a large creosote bush about 10 feet back from the drop then drops about 40 feet over two stages. Rap 5 is right at the bottom of rap 4, is anchored from a chokestone rock pile and drops about 285 feet over two stages to a deep pothole at the bottom. The pothole at the bottom of rap 5 can be escaped on the RDC side but water and slick mud can make this difficult. In the rare event the pothole gets filled with water it will be a swimmer for a few feet. Be prepared to help one another up out of this large pothole especially if it gets wet and muddy. Rap 6 is anchored from a small arch / hole in the rock down in the small pothole after the large pothole below rap 5 and drops about 175 feet down a mostly sloped wall. At the bottom of rap 6 is a pothole that may be waist deep if full of water but again this would be very rare.)
R12 BNR07 (Rap 7 - Inconceivable Canyon. Anchored from an arch about 20 feet back from the drop and drops about 170 feet using a total of about 190 feet of rope travel. Rap 7 has a little bit of free hang on the way down.)
R12 170 (BNR07) (Scott Swaney original nut-cable in crack (don't disturb) & purple webbing solution pocket 20' back, very loose, vertical & freehang 30' bottom)
R06 20 ( cairn 5' back)
R07 20 (BNR03)
R10 200 (BNR05 285')
R05 85 (BNR02) (, not 180.bluu r2)
R04 20' (knot chalk back rdc)
R09 90 (BNR05 285') ( 90' mult-pitch)
BN dc1 (Start of a section with a series of small drops. 6 drops of up to 8 feet each and all easy scrambles.)
R10 195 + pothole
R07BNR03 (Rap 3 - Inconceivable Canyon. Is anchored LDC from a pinch point created by a chokestone and drops about 35 feet over two stages with the last stage being downclimable. About 50 feet before reaching the top of rap 3 is a downclimb of about 25 feet that looks difficult from the top but is only moderately difficult.)
B5b(8) 160
R05 BNR02 (Rap 2 - Inconceivable Canyon. Is anchored from a cairn anchor and drops about 85 feet down a sloped wall that then goes vertical for the last half. Just before reaching rap 2 is a moderately difficult downclimb of about 15 feet in a chute.)
R07 dC (chute 8')
R02 18 (BNR01) (180', cairn back 10')
R01 20 ( knot chalk rdc, or we did dC ledge RDC)
R03 30 (cairn 5' back)
R05 Bottom
00.1 Start (Top of Inconceivable Canyon. This is where the drainage for Inconceivable makes a bend and begins to travel almost due east.)
R08 40 (BNR04)
BN dc2 (A drop of about 30 feet with a chute running down it. The drop is bypassed by downclimbing on the RDC (south) side. The start of the bypass involves a very awkward traverse along the RDC side then the rest of the downclimb is a pretty easy scramble / downclimb along a featured wall. Lowering packs and doing the bypass without your pack on is a good idea here.)
B1 200
BTop
B2 40
B3(5) 100 2-stg
B4(6) 90
B5a(7) 35
B6(9) 130
dC 15
dC 15
dC 20 stem
dC 8 boulder
Rabbit Hole
Junction
Junction
Bottom
Ridge
Saddle drop down
Drainage
R1 30' & 15' (2 stage)
R2 25'
R3 30'
R4 30'
R5 20'
R6 30' Pothoe Stem Walk
R7 20'
Canyon Start (Top of Miracle Max Canyon. This is where two of the large washes above the technical section join.)
M1 55 (Option to move anchor Rap 1 is anchored from a large rock about 20 feet back and drops about 55 feet down a slightly sloped trough. Rap 1 will need about 75 feet of rope travel. )
M2 60 (Rap 2 is about 50 feet down canyon of rap 1 with a short 3 foot scramble between. Rap 2 is anchored from a cairn anchor and drops about 60 feet down a slightly sloped wall.)
M3 150 (Rap 3 is near the bottom of rap 2, is anchored from a cairn anchor and drops about 150 feet down a vertical wall.)
R4 105 (Rap 4 - Miracal Max Canyon. Is about 70 feet from the bottom of rap 3, is anchored from a cairn anchor made with very large rocks and drops about 105 feet down a slightly sloped wall.)
Canyon End (Bottom of Miracle Max Canyon. This is also the bottom of a side ravine / canyon joining in from LDC.)
009 R9 130 (curves right, small pool LDC)
001 R1 100-2 stage
002 R2 198
003 R3 40
004 R4 20 dc or rap
004 R4 15 dc or rap
005 R5 100' 2-stage
007 R7-35-rabbit
008 R8 160
000 R0 downclimb or 2 raps (R0: Drop in at the far left of the canyon mouth with streaks not waypoint shown on KML, there is a down climb around a large rock in the center that may looked exposed but it is hidden by the large rock center. Some groups may need a safety rope or make a rappel LDC. If so an anchor could be built that would make this R1.)
Climb uphill
006 R6 90
Parking