Hiking Grand Canyon Loops Guide Book

by George Steck (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Grand Canyon Loops  by George Steck

284pp/topo maps/photos
ISBN: 0762712082

Lace up your boots and head into some of the most rugged and isolated country in the world, where the rewards of backcountry hiking are limitless. Hike along the rim, descend into chasms, find clear-running streams springing from rocks, and camp along the Colorado River. Veteran Grand Canyon hiker George Steck outlines nine extended off-trail loop hikes ranging from five to twelve days, and he suggests ways to create many more hikes Use this guide for finding, carrying, and conserving water; performing well in desert heat; nutrition, including recipes; route finding and hiking time between landmarks. If you are ready for an adventure, this book will give you the personal observations, detailed route descriptions, topographic maps, and sound advice you need to plan a safe, extended trip in the Grand Canyon backcountry.

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Trails from the "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 9 of 9.
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. This is a difficult 2.5 miles, with four or ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Fredonia, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "The fault ravine took us steeply down to it ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Jacob Lake, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "Shiva Saddle is broad and dotted with big S ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Jacob Lake, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "It is only 1.5 miles of boulder-hopping fro ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Marble Canyon, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This is an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. It is difficult to get down with a pack on your back because everything is so slippery. Two other possibilities are to lower the packs ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Jacob Lake, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "Surprise Valley, and the smaller valley and ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Jacob Lake, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "Once we were in the bed, the going became q ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Cedar Ridge, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "There is usually water at the junction of C ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Fredonia, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "Going up on Shinumo Creek beyond White Cree ... From the guidebook "Hiking Grand Canyon Loops"
Jacob Lake, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking
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