Grand Canyon Hiking Including the Rim to Rim to Rim Trail
The full Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim hike is a world class 71km/44 mile round trip affair with total elevation loss and gain each of 3000m (~10,000 feet).It should be undertaken only by those individuals in excellent physical shape who regularly hike and whose knees are their own.DO NOT ATTEMPT IN THE SUMMER MONTHS OF JUNE, JULY or AUGUST since temperatures in the lower canyon can be upwards of 37C (100F) for sustained periods. The North Rim is closed from approximately mid October to mid May.
There are a range of hikes for all abilities at the Grand Canyon, some of which can be done from the South Rim on a year round basis providing snow and ice at the top is minimal. North Rim hikes can only be done when the access road to the North Rim is open. The road opening varies from year to year but it is usually open from mid May until mid October.
Inside the Grand Canyon Hiking Guide you’ll find:
- Everything you need to know about hiking the Grand Canyon from Rim to Rim to Rim.
- Directions to the Grand Canyon from various points
- Accommodation options
- Hiking tips and precautions
- Route maps
- Day hikes and more.
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