Grand Canyon North Rim Tour - The Thunder River Trail:
September 16-20 and September 22-26, 2006 - $750
This is an advanced level backpacking trip intended for those who have done a
considerable amount of backpacking and are in great physical condition.
Participants should be prepared for the steep difficult trail. If you would like to experience the Grand Canyon that very few people do, then this trip is for you. This remote and magnificent hike is truly unique. The huge outpourings of water at
Thunder River, Tapeats Spring and Deer Spring have attracted people since
prehistoric times and today this little corner of Grand Canyon is exceedingly popular among seekers of the remarkable. Like a gift, booming streams of crystalline water emerge from mysterious caves to transform the harsh desert of the inner Canyon into impossibly beautiful green oasis' replete with the music of falling water and cool pools. The approach is long, hot and dry but for those making the journey these destinations represent something close to Canyon perfection! One of the Canyon's best hikes!
- Trip Duration: 5.00 days
- Destination: United States
- Region: Arizona
- Price Range:
$651-$850 per person
Families, Friends, First-Timers, Mature, Independent, Veterans
- Minimum Age: 14
- Activity Option:
- Accommodations: Wilderness Tent Camping
Trip Start Dates:
9-16-2006, 9-17-2006, 9-18-2006, 9-19-2006, 9-20-2006, 9-22-2006, 9-23-2006, 9-24-2006, 9-25-2006, 9-26-2006
ADVANCED TRIPS (Backpacking experience & excellent physical condition required)
These backpacking trips intended for those who have done a considerable amount of backpacking and are in great physical condition. We\'ll travel far, fast and light so be prepared.