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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Did You Know?
The Cambrian seas of the Grand Canyon were home to several kinds of trilobite, whose closest living relative is the modern horsehoe crab. They left their fossil record in the mud of the Bright Angel Shale over 500 million years ago.