Beautiful trail! It's a little easier than the South Kaibab Trail. Remember to take breaks and bring water!
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We hiked down about 0.8 miles and returned to the rim. The views and the thrill were exhilirating. It was gusty with winds to 45mph which made it a little unnerving. .
We used BA on our hike out from Phantom Ranch. The trail and views are beautiful. Very well maintained and has shade and water stations. Don't underestimate the heat in the canyon during the summer. Be prepared and wear good shoes, enjoy the views and...More
South Rim statistic: less than 1% of visitors venture below the rim. Personal opinion: if you are physically capable, you must descend below the rim to fully get the flavor of the Grand Canyon. That being said: hiking here should not be taken lightly. It...More
My wife and I hiked this trail. Well actually we did about a quarter mile of it, just to say we hiked the Grand Canyon. No matter if you hike the entire way or just 100 feet, this is something you should do. The views...More
We hiked down the South Kaibab and stayed at Phantom Ranch for 2 nights. Hiked up the Bright Angel becuase we were told it is easier. The hike to Indian Gardens was fairly easy as it was not very steep. After that, it was steep...More