My wife and I are middle aged and not in the best shape. We hiked down to Cedar Ridge , which is around 1.5 miles down. We started at 630 am to avoid the sun and we are glad we did. The views are incredible...More
About South Kaibab Trail
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This trail is STEEP, almost for its entire 7 mile length. There is NO WATER locations at all, so you need to pack your own water for the entire hike.. be sure to bring enough. The trail is also the primary trail for the Mule...More
This was my first time hiking down into the canyon. We started just after 9 AM and were fortunate to have full cloud cover for 75% of the hike. If the hike had been in full sun the whole way it would have been much...More
Loved this trail. WE left at 5 am and it was about 4 hours down. It does wear on your knees more so than many other trails in the Northeast I have hiked. There is no water on this trail so bring a lot. There...More
It is a great trail that I would advise to do really early in the morning (during summer) to avoid the very high temperatures and to have the best light of the canyon. We did it a 6am.
We took the Orange shuttle and got off at the South Kaibab Trail head. We hiked to Oh Ah point i believe it's .9 miles one way. I highly recommend this trail anytime before 12! It was nice because the trail was in the shade...More
Start early in the day if you're hiking in the summer because it gets hot quickly and makes the trek back up more taxing. Go at least to cedar ridge, though Ooh Ahh point is spectacular as well. Take water and sunblock as there's not...More
Hike down to Ooh Aah point. Maybe an hour down and depending on fitness, possibly longer to get back up. we packed a lunch and just take in the views.