The Wave permit area on Bureau of Land Management Coyote Buttes wilderness area in Northern Arizona. I would like to have had a person in the photo for scale, but the sides were way too steep, including the place where I was standing.
We spend most of the day scrambling all over the drainage that contains The Wave, which is itself quite small, and added another couple of tough steep miles. There is a small arch high on a cliff above The Wave, and we determined to get to it for our lunch spot. After a few dicey moves and an hour or more of climbing, and pausing for photos, we made it