grand canyon backpack

South Canyon to Vasey's Paradise, 3 day Backpack. This hike is located on the North Rim in the long narrow strip of the national park known as Marble Canyon. On Fri. we will backpack 6 miles to Colorado River and will see Indian Ruins and caves. We will camp on the beach of the Colorado by Vases Paradise, a large spring that pours down a cliff that is lush with vegetation. On Saturday we will day hike along the top of the Redwall to an overlook of Redwall Cavern, a giant alcove. On Sunday we will backpack back to the rim.

Level:MOD
Vertical:3500'
Route:Out & Back
Pace:Moderate
Organizer:Russell Patterson
Phone:801-973-6427
Date:Fri Nov 27 2009 — Sun Nov 29 2009
Meeting Place:Disseminated via the Hike email list

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