Category Archives: GCBT

Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Day 4

I’m sorry about the delay in posting this final episode, but I’ve been at my company’s annual user conference in Las Vegas and things are very busy during that week. I was able to work on my video on the … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Day 3

After a great evening at the North Rim Lodge and a cool night in the North Rim Campground, day 3 was a descent back down the North Kaibab trail and back to the Bright Angel Campground.

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Night on the North Rim

At the end of our climb up the North Kaibab Trail, we spent the night on the North Rim and ended up having a very nice evening. So, I wanted to put together a short post on that.

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Day 2

The previous night was really nice; with the fly off, I was able to look up to the stars anytime I was awake, which wasn’t really that much. I didn’t eat a full breakfast since my dinner was large the … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Gear Retrospective

I don’t have a lot to say about gear because, for the most part, all functioned as expected. Of course, this was only a four day, five night hike so, while the function can be judged, the quality or lack … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Day 1

Upon arriving at the Grand Canyon, we went immediately to the Backcountry Information Center because we thought we had to check in. It turns out that we didn't. However, I'm sure it doesn't hurt to let the Park Ranger know … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Random Thoughts

It’s done. We arrived home night before last very tired and battling emotions of disappointment that it is over, happiness to be home, and satisfaction at having accomplished a long-set goal. I could assign many superlatives to this experience: epic, … Continue reading

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