grand canyon vasey's paradise backpack

We will leave Thursday after your Thanksgiving meal & drive to the trail head. On Friday, we will backpack to the Colorado River in Marble Canyon and camp on the beach next to a large spring and water fall that turns the desert into an oasis. On Saturday, we will explore some caves and Indian ruins, watch river rafters and fish in the Colorado if you wish to. We will then hike to the top of the Red wall, leave our packs and hike off tail along the top of a cliff to an overlook of Red Wall Cavern, a huge alcove. On Sunday, we will back pack back to the rim, maybe see a few buffalo and then drive home. The only time it will be cold is on the first night. You will have to pay $12 for a Park Service back country camping permit by Oct. 30.

Level:MOD
Miles:18.0
Vertical:2700'
Route:Out & Back
Pace:Moderate
Organizer:Russell Patterson
Phone:801-973-6427
Date:Thu Nov 27 2014 — Sun Nov 30 2014
Meeting Place:Registration required

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