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Re: Day Rim-to-Rim Hikes

Definitely seems that this has gotten out of hand. I'm not sure I 100% appreciate the death march these people want to go on to do the R2R2R, but on some
abombsw
9:52 AM
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78062

Re: Day Rim-to-Rim Hikes

I hiked rim-to-rim yesterday and I dunno...600 a day seems like a lot. But at the same time it doesn't surprise me. I agree that measures need to be taken to
Bridget McGann
6:17 AM
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78061

Re: Day Rim-to-Rim Hikes

I was at Phantom around May 20 three years ago and a ranger told me she had counted over 600 dayhikers coming through by 1 PM. A lot of them were counted as
jan_swafford
Jun 1
#78061
 
78060

Re: Day Rim-to-Rim Hikes

On opening weekend they were expecting well over 1000 R2R hikers/runners, according to the Park Superintendent. (He was addressing the Association Weekend.)
Robert Washburn
Jun 1
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78059

Re: Day Rim-to-Rim Hikes

There was a prior discussion about this. The issue came to a head when someone brought multiple bus loads of hikers in. The permit is only required for
Jonathan Beck
Jun 1
#78059
 
78058

Day Rim-to-Rim Hikes

All - I saw a short blurb in this morning's paper about day rim-to-rim hikers. It said that 400-600 people do that each weekend and that a new system
richard2425848
Jun 1
#78058
 
78057

File - posting files and photos

Please be aware that with few exceptions the group's "Files" folder should only be used for text documents or small pdf's. The group owner would prefer these
Grand_Canyon_Hikers@yahoogroups.com
Jun 1
#78057
 
78056

Re: Shiva, Trinity - water report

Jay, All the water that I've found up there has been in the gully that you enter at the top of the Redwall climb. So you can't really miss the gully itself -
ralph_burgess_64
May 31
#78056
 
78055

Re: Shiva, Trinity - water report

Ralph, Regarding the water you found on Shiva: Was it a spring, or a puddle of rain water? Can you give me any more details about the location, such as GPS
cactusbuttman
May 30
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78054

Re: Cross-country route from Indian Hollow to Sowats trail

If you can, you might consider bringing along a mountain bike. After dropping off your pack at the Sowats trail head and parking at Indian Hollow, I imagine
supai7
May 30
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78053

Re: Cross-country route from Indian Hollow to Sowats trail

It is a bit rolling but there are certainly no cliffs or drop-offs. About half of it can be on the Sowats Pt. road. You have to climb up a bit to get out of
aguabug
May 29
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78052

Re: Cross-country route from Indian Hollow to Sowats trail

I've never done it, but I've thought about it several times.  I don't think it would be difficult at all.  If you look at the 7.5-minute quad, you'll see a
Bob Bordasch
May 29
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78051

Cross-country route from Indian Hollow to Sowats trail

I'm thinking of doing the Kanab - Deer Creek loop in the fall, and I was contemplating starting at Indian Hollow, hiking cross-country to the Sowats Trail, and
marktrumpet1975
May 29
#78051
 
78050

North Rim reservation available for Fri night

So I made a mistake and didn't cancel my friday night reservations soon enough, and will lose my deposit. So if anyone plans on heading up to the North Rim
Bridget McGann
May 29
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78049

Plane wreckage found in Grand Canyon

Plane Wreckage Found in Grand Canyon ... Plane Wreckage Found in Grand Canyon Plane Wreckage Found in Grand Canyon A group of river rafters in Grand Canyon
Normhikes
May 27
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