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May 26, 2014 - North Rim, Grand Canyon

Monday, 26-May – Demotte Campground (Kaibab Forest) to/from Grand Canyon (North Rim) Cape Royal Trip miles: 82 miles Route taken: SR-67 S and North Rim park road. Average Gas mileage: 26.7mpg Weather: cool in the morning (40F), warm by 10:00 in the canyon (80F) Elevation: varied between 8800 ft and 8500 ft Highlights: - hiking the 5.2 miles on the North Kaibab Trail to the Redrock Bridge and back - views to the west and of the South Rim from the 1 mile Bright Angel Point Trail - views of Vermillion and Echo Cliffs, the Angels Window...

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May 25, 2014 - South Rim to North Kaibab Forest

Sunday, 25-May – Indian Garden (Grand Canyon NP) to Demotte Campground (North Kaibab Forest) Trip miles: 212 miles Route taken: AZ-64 E (aka Desert View Drive) → US-89 N → US-89A N → SR-67 S Most of the drive had a good surface. Speeds varied from 65mph on the flat US-89 to 45mph on winding SR-67. Elevation changed from 7000 ft to 4000 ft over the desert plateau back to 8700 ft at DeMotte Campground, 25 miles north of the Grand Canyon's North Rim Average Gas mileage: 26.7mpg Weather: warm in the canyon (55F) increasing to about 84F and...

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Apr 8, 2012 - Kaibab Trail

On 4/8/12 we met at the Phoenix airport for the trip to the Grand Canyon area. Our first hike that afternoon is the Kaibab Trail. It was late afternoon so we did a quick in and out from the Kaibab trail head, past Ooh Aah point to Cedar Ridge (about 3 miles round trip). It was a pretty gradual slope climb. Fairly easy on a well maintained trail.Started at 7200ft at the rim, Cedar Ridge is at 6100. Because it is one of the easier hikes at the Grand Canyon, it was somewhat crowded, especially at Ohh Aah Point which is aptly named it is a...

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Sep 9, 2010 - Hiking the Wilderness with Mom

Mom picked out the activity for today, she wanted to see the waterfall at Sycamore Canyon in the Kaibab (KAI sounds like kyak) National Forest....so we got the directions from her brochure, from google maps, and from another book we had on WIlliams, AZ.....all three had conflicting routes....so we used the one from the book on Williams figuring it would be the most accurate. We packed our usual cooler with cold water and a bag of snacks, took the doggies out for one last potty break...and off we went in the car. Well, we turned off...

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