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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great outing with Epic Adventures!! They were so friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We were exhausted after our 4-hr rappelling trip. But had a day of awesome memories!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nomad60225512024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crazy day in Scottsdale. Scheduled to rappel Tom's Thumb, but mother nature had other plans, snow! I won't negatively rate Scottsdale Rappelling Adventures for the unfortunate change in plans. Bob showed up and was ready to go, however, you can rappel in the rain, but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Review of: Canyoneering

We spent an AMAZING and UNFORGETTABLE day with Bob and Epic Adventures canyoneering. We rappelled, we mountaineered and we got wet. Unbelievable scenery and learned a lot about the history of the area. I would totally do this again!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sue K
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Jose was exceptional! We got a private adventure with the best guide imaginable! Very personable and welcoming. We felt very safe on our first rappelling adventure. Jose helped us learn how to complete all steps safely. He provides water and snacks. Definitely an enjoyable adventure....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carolinearrant
Reviewed January 7, 2019
Review of: Canyoneering

We did the rappelling McDowell mountains and Tom's Thumb trail with Bob. He was extremely knowledgeable of the area and an excellent guide! Highly recommend this experience!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Jose’ was our guide. He was great! Equipment was in excellent condition, and we felt very safe. The area we were at was beautiful. Even with it being a sunday, the area was not overrun with people. We really got to enjoy the serenity of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We had a blast! Neither one of us had ever done actual rappelling and Jose made it very easy for us.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Jose is the owner and was my guide. I am 17 and brought my mom. We are from Wisconsin and unaccustomed to the desert and hiking. While there were trails for her to hike while I was rappelling, she did not feel as comfortable with...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank breanavw
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Jose gave us a great desert rappelling experience. I went with my sons ages 9 and 11. Jose made us all very comfortable with his focus on safety and his friendly manner. All three of us loves it. It does require some challenging hiking back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anita5555001
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Jose gave us a gift - a fabulous day of canyoneering! It was an absolute blast. We loved every minute of it. Beautiful sights, Jose has a quiet strength about him that gives you confidence you can tackle the challenges. Would do it again in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 28, 2018|
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Response from EpicAdventuresAZ | Property representative |
there is no max weight for rappelling. my largest harness is a size 56 inch waist. the hike is short but steep. you can hike up at your own pace. I can send you a video of the adventure if you can contact me directly... More
October 25, 2017|
Response from 684edwinp | Reviewed this property |
No previous experience. Im not sure about age limits. Best to get in touch directly with Epic.
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June 19, 2016|
Response from EpicAdventuresAZ | Property representative |
Yes we have availability. Give me a call at 480-246-7207. I would suggest a half day of repelling. We must start early so you can be back in your hotel by noon for nap or pool time. It is getting hot. Ideal time is... More