It;s a beautiful hike, but please don't forget water. I saw a woman having a heat stroke on the trail. Be careful, but enjoy the hike :)
About South Kaibab Trail
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It's true what they say. You can't fully experience the beauty of the Grand Canyon until you've hiked below the rim. Before hitting this trail we saw the desert view watch tower and the rim trail- yet somehow it was underwhelming! Who would have thought...More
A nice morning walk down to ooh aah point as an introduction to the Canyon. It was way easier than I had thought it would be and really rather enjoyable. Nice views from the point. Very hot (started around 10am) and busy.
Well we ( husband in much better shape but slightly overweight 35 yo and 19 yea old teen in good shape And experienced hiker) started our trek down around 9am which is an hour later than expected. We went in with the idea to get...More
I'm 51, and my son is 15. We backpack on the Appalachian Trail, so we are not unfamiliar with hiking. This trail is a challenge for sure, but it can be a lot of fun if you are smart about how you approach it. We...More
My friend and I had only one day in the park so just hiked the mile down to ooh aah point and back up - with plenty of photo taking took 1.5 hours roundtrip (the park's advice is for every hour you hike down, budget...More
Beautiful; highly recommended. NO water other than the water in YOUR pack. So bring plenty of water with you; no way to get more water until you are all the way down or all the way up to the trail head.
The weather was unpredictable but well worth it for the view! Our kids wanted to hike but we weren't prepared so we only walked down a little bit then explored up top. Water and bathroom facilities up top.