My friend and I only had time to do a day hike so we decided to go to skeleton point on the south kaibab trail. It's about 6 miles round trip. If you plan on doing this trail, get there by 8:30 or 9 am....More
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Well we ( husband in much better shape but slightly overweight 35 yo and 19 yea old teen in good shape And experienced hiker) started our trek down around 9am which is an hour later than expected. We went in with the idea to get...More
I'm 51, and my son is 15. We backpack on the Appalachian Trail, so we are not unfamiliar with hiking. This trail is a challenge for sure, but it can be a lot of fun if you are smart about how you approach it. We...More
My friend and I had only one day in the park so just hiked the mile down to ooh aah point and back up - with plenty of photo taking took 1.5 hours roundtrip (the park's advice is for every hour you hike down, budget...More
Beautiful; highly recommended. NO water other than the water in YOUR pack. So bring plenty of water with you; no way to get more water until you are all the way down or all the way up to the trail head.
The weather was unpredictable but well worth it for the view! Our kids wanted to hike but we weren't prepared so we only walked down a little bit then explored up top. Water and bathroom facilities up top.
Unbelievable says it all. My wife, two teenage daughters and I hiked down the 1.4 miles to Cedar Ridge. So glad we did it. It took us 2.5 hours for the round trip hike. Going down wasn't bad, causing a little fatigue on the thighs....More
This trail goes down a ridge that extends up from the canyon walls. This means there are numerous vast views of the canyon. The Bright Angel trail is in a gully resulted from erosion, which means the "ooh-aah" views are less frequent - especially infrequent...More
I did this hike on July 21 to phantom ranch. Caught the shuttle at 5 am and reached the trailhead at 5:30am. It took 5 hours to hike down to phantom ranch. As previously said..NO WATER AND NO SHADE!!! We were prepared but it is...More