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Boucher Trail

Trailhead begins 8 miles from Boucher Rapids, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Not for beginners

The trail stands up to his reputation as the toughest trail on the south rim. The intense heat in... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Coffeehiker
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Canada
via mobile
As advertised... a tough trail with rewards

The trail descriptions scared me the night before.. we couldn't get the permit we'd planned so the... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
Kyholland
,
Anchorage
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21 Jun 2017
“Not for beginners”
14 Oct 2015
“As advertised... a tough trail with rewards ”
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Trailhead begins 8 miles from Boucher Rapids, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The trail stands up to his reputation as the toughest trail on the south rim. The intense heat in the middle of summer can not be underestimated. The view from Yuma point is the best i have seen in the Canyon. We trek a lot...More

2  Thank Coffeehiker
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The trail descriptions scared me the night before.. we couldn't get the permit we'd planned so the boucher trail was our alternative. It was everything the trail descriptions warned us about... challenging down climbing in places with a full, start of the trip pack, remote...More

2  Thank Kyholland
Reviewed 28 November 2012

As perviously mentioned, read the NPS trail description before you go, this trail is not easy nor entirely safe and it's isolation makes it a bad place to get stuck with an injury--we never saw a soul for 2 days except at a distance. There...More

4  Thank cbestard
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Get the trail info from the backcountry office and take it to heart -- this is a DIFFICULT trail in two respects -- it is not maintained or well-marked and the decent to the Boucher campsite is STEEP (about 1800 feet in a mile or...More

3  Thank BarryAZ
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