The Vista Points

I will regret posting this, for the reason that I want my own private Grand Canyon, and that is what the Vista Points represent. Not technically in the Park, these public lands are linked by Forest Service roads as well as by the ┬áRainbow Rim Trail, a relatively level rim trail that winds into and […]

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Rim to Rim hike

This multiple day trip is worth the effort. You can begin the adventure on either rim. From south to north, take either corridor trail (South Kaibab or Bright Angel) to Bright Angel Canyon.

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Kaibab National Forest

Whether you’re approaching the North Rim or the South Rim, you’ll have to get through the national forests that sew in the Canyon. As you do so, it might seem you’re driving through a landscape more common to Idaho or Montana than northern Arizona.

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Hermit Trail

Many hikers will take this trail, found about 500 feet west of Hermit’s Rest at the end of Hermit Road, to Dripping Springs, which requires a turn down a side trail that branches off the Hermit Trail at the head of Hermit Gorge.

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Toroweap

Toroweap offers solitude and precipitous drop offs. Normal people travel here in the cooler months. I, being supernormal, went in June, a mistake I shant repeat. Yet I suppose if you can withstand the unpaved drive down the Sunshine Route (BLM Road 109) from Highway 389, on over 61 miles of fang […]

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