Monument Creek Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park.

One Extraordinary Day: A 25-Mile Dayhike in the Grand Canyon

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By Michael Lanza There’s not another hiker in sight as my friend David Ports and I start down the
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2 Responses to One Extraordinary Day: A 25-Mile Dayhike in the Grand Canyon

  1. Kevin Hartley   |  October 24, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    I’ve done Bright Angel/Tonto/Hermit 5 times, both directions. Truly a great experience, better than trans-canyon in my opinion, much less crowded. But I didn’t know how great it really was till I included the extra day hikes: 1) to Hermit Rapids from Hermit Creek campground, and the lovely cascades just above the campground, 2) Granite Rapids from Monument Creek campground, and 3) the 12 mi loop from Indian Garden through Bright Angel campground and back across the Tonto to Indian Garden. Adds a whole new perspective. To Boucher Creek from Hermit, and to Boucher Rapids, is a great 2 day add-on.

    • MichaelALanza   |  October 24, 2017 at 5:54 pm

      Thanks for the suggestions, Kevin. I want to go knock off those side hikes you described now.

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