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Grand Canyon Books worth checking out.

Here are some good Grand Canyon books to help you prepare for your hike. The more you’re prepared, the your hike will be!                   More »

Grand Canyon Hike Food

How much of food should you take on your Grand Canyon hike?

Food and water should be your top priority when you plan your Grand Canyon hike.  The trails are long and rigorous so you’ll be using up a lot of energy and burning More »

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Do you listen to your iPod while you’re on your hike?

The Apple iPod MP3 Player has opened up a whole new world for portable music and entertainment. It seems like everyone has an iPod now including myself. I have to admit, it More »

Grand Canyon Hike Water

Don’t hike the Grand Canyon without this.

Stay hydrated!  It doesn’t matter if it’s snowing or 120 degrees(f) at the Grand Canyon, you have to remember to stay hydrated when you go on your hike.  Even the fittest athletes overestimate More »

Who care's if you can run a marathon.

It doesn’t matter if you can run a marathon.

Can you run a marathon?  Do you think that means you’re in enough shape to hike the Grand Canyon?  THINK AGAIN!  To a marathon runner, the three main corridor trails are relatively short.  The South Kaibab More »

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Grand Canyon Books worth checking out.

Happily Camp, Travel and Live forever on $20 a day.

Here are some good Grand Canyon books to help you prepare for your hike. The more you’re prepared, the your hike will be!

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Hikernut’s Grand Canyon Companion

Designed especially for the first-time day hiker or backpacker, this common sense guide contains everything needed to enjoy a fresh perspective and get below the rim of one of the most spectacular natural wonders in the world: the Grand Canyon. Included is advice on equipment, permits, rules and restrictions, trail descriptions, and other tips—all geared toward the most popular, easily accessible, and well-maintained trails. Complete with full-color maps and photos, this beautiful guidebook provides prospective hikers with a real sense of what it takes to hike the canyon.

 

 

 

Frommer’s Arizona & the Grand Canyon

Completely updated every year, Frommer’s Arizona & the Grand Canyon features hundreds of gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you.; Our expert author has researched the best hotels, restaurants, shops, and nightlife spots in Scottsdale and Phoenix, and takes you to every corner of the state, from small, southern towns such as Tombstone to the Four Corners Region, where visitors can connect with Hopi and Navajo communities.; Extensive coverage of The Grand Canyon gives you insider information for seeing the park without crowds and the best options for staying in and near the park.; Frommer’s Arizona & the Grand Canyon also includes a fold-out sheet map.

 

 

 

The Rough Guide to the Grand Canyon

The Rough Guide to the Grand Canyon is the definitive practical guide to Americas greatest natural wonder. As well as comprehensive coverage of the national park, including all the fabulous viewpoints along the North and South rims, it includes full details of the majestic and under-explored deserts of the surrounding region. It will guide you to remote turquoise waterfalls and the dramatic new Skywalk on the neighboring Havasupai and Hualapai reservations, and the sublime slot canyons of northern Arizona, as well as to lively gateway towns such as Flagstaff. Together with informative reviews of accommodation and dining options everywhere, you’ll find step-by-step advice on making the most of countless awe-inspiring hiking trails, and even rafting on the Colorado River. With its custom-designed maps and extensive photographs, its the perfect companion for any Grand Canyon adventure.

 

 

 

DK Eyewitness Arizona and the Grand Canyon

DK Eyewitness Arizona and the Grand Canyon travel guide will lead you through the best attractions the state has on offer, including fully illustrated coverage of all the major sights from the Grand Canyon to the haunting beauty of the Colorado Plateau. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, whether you are exploring the ghost towns and historic recreations like Ottoman and Tombstone, or visiting modern cities like Phoenix and Tucson. Plus, you’ll find reliable, practical information on getting around Arizona; whether by bus, plane, train or car. The guide is packed with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife for all budgets, plus photographs and illustrations. It explores the culture and history of the state, covering the native civilizations that have lived there for thousands of years. With all the sites, activities, tours and attractions not to be missed, this DK Eyewitness travel guide is your essential companion to Arizona and the Grand Canyon.