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From Grand Canyon's 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.
 

Part 1: Planning for Your Canyon Hike

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Duration:
8 minutes, 14 seconds

Part 1 of the video tells you how to prepare for your hike or backpacking trip into the Grand Canyon.

 

Part 2: During Your Hike in the Canyon

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Duration:
9 minutes, 38 seconds

Part 2 shows what can be expected during an actual backpacking trip into the canyon. Know and respect your limitations. Moderation is the key to an enjoyable hike.

 

Part 3: Review

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Duration:
2 minutes, 39 seconds

A brief review of important hiking and backpacking tips presented in parts 1 and 2 of this program. At the end of this video, the program credits are displayed.

 
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Grand Canyon Hiking video is also available on YouTube


1) Planning for your Trip: essential things to know. 8m:15s
http://www.youtube.com/user/grandcanyonnps#p/u/0/oUOpJmm2nqI

2) Your Hike: experience the adventure. 9m:39s
http://www.youtube.com/user/grandcanyonnps#p/u/1/o7b8mPcTgq4

3) Critical Review: 2m:40s
http://www.youtube.com/user/grandcanyonnps#p/u/30/h1LrOLSoztI
 

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023

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