Grand Canyon, Day 4: The Bright Angel Trail and The South Rim

The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is both the beginning and the end of this series of Grand Canyon hikes. This hike includes the entirety of the Bright Angel Trail, which descends from the South Rim to the Colorado River, where it joins with the North and South Kaibab Trails. The trail passes through …

Grand Canyon, Day 3: The North Rim

The North Rim of the Grand Canyon receives more precipitation, fewer visitors, and remains less developed than the more popular South Rim. Relative difficulty of access is the main culprit as the North Rim features marvels that equal, and in some instances exceed, those of the South Rim. Driving there is one thing; the hike …

Grand Canyon, Day 2: Ribbon Falls

Ribbon Falls is a delicate and photogenic waterfall located about a quarter-mile from the North Kaibab Trail. Tucked into a grotto, this tiered waterfall is a great place to relax, contemplate, and meditate upon both the minute subtleties of the canyon.Distance: 3.2Elevation Gained: 360'Difficulty: EasyTime: ??Critters: LizardsOne of the most surprising things about visiting the …