Scenic USA - Arizona
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|Photo by Rob Jones
Wilderness Vagabond - Trip Reports
Long shadows start to creep over the Colorado River below and give a warning sign that there is not enough time to head back to the top, but plans are already in place to overnight on the trail. Here in the canyon, areas of shade are welcome as a summertime hikes are stifling, with little or no breeze. Without cloud cover overhead, the Arizona sun is torturous in this dry desert environment. The hike, dropping in 3000 feet of elevation, is for the self reliant and not for the ill prepared. There are no shortcuts here in the canyon.
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