• View of Grand Canyon National Park at sunset from the South Rim

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

Backcountry Videocasts

From the Backcountry Information Center

A Grand Canyon hike can be one of the most challenging and memorable experiences of a lifetime. But no hike in the canyon is easy: the terrain is steep, dry and rugged.

This video is designed to help you plan for and enjoy your hike into the canyon's harsh, yet fragile, environment.

Published by the Grand Canyon Association in cooperation with Grand Canyon National Park.




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Trail Updates Web Page for the latest information

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The Grand Canyon Hiking video is also available on YouTube (in 3 parts)

1) Planning for your Trip: essential things to know. 8m:15s

2) Your Hike: experience the adventure. 9m:39s

3) Critical Review: 2m:40s

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