Grand Canyon

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  1. Skipnoid

    Skipnoid Lick Me!

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    I am going to hike down to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and then hike back up. Who wants to go?
     
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    i told you to put a tag on it :facepalm:
     
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    At one time I would have liked to have hit the bottom of Christy Canyon and then gone back up and then repeated this process until I was satisfied.
     
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    Been there done half that......you are being strongly warned against trying to complete that trip in 1 shot. I walked down and caught a boat for a 5 day rafting trip. The same season a guy who tried that round trip in 1 day day died of exhaustion. The park rangers will advise against it. There is a water point halfway down but you will have to carry more than you can imagine. Ain't no joke. Be careful out there.

    "Musky but not pooney " Mr X
     
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    Hey @dawg , I never make posts and I cant figure how to tag it properly. Help me out here!
     
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    @BethSucks
     
  7. Dick Fitzwell

    Dick Fitzwell Opinions are like assholes ... and so am I

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    I thought this was a thread about Beef's brain.
     
  8. Skipnoid

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    Well, I'm planning on making it a one day trip down ... and a two day trip back up. And I know it's a serious trip down and back.
     
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    Be careful man. On another note, I'm looking at cabins in Crown King. How far is the drive to Prescott on Senator Highway?
     
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    I'll take the helicopter tour and meet you at the bottom.
     
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    Best hiking on continental US is Mount Rainer in Washington State
     
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    Roger That. Canadians being the bottom again.:D
     
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    I'd like to hike up that mofo too!
     
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    Well Played.
     
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    I think it's about 30 miles ... you know, on dirt FS roads. I've made that trip on my quad and in my Honda Pilot a few times. Plan to get there early though, as the "town" shuts down around 5:00 PM! LOL! I think there is a bar, but I've only ever been mid-trip when passing through. Will you be riding an ATV?
     
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    I used to make the trip the back way from lake pleasant but never went up to Prescott. Will be driving my truck, unless I buy something to keep up there.
     
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    the illustration demonstrates that tags are quite necessary so we, the people, can avoid dawgs political threads. hope this helps
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    I live in Prescott and I only make the trip Down from there! It's a great trip. I usually park my trailer in Dewey. I'm sure it's just as good coming "up" from Pheonix! Give yourself a couple of days, otherwise you'll be rushed. PM me and we can get together in Prescott. It's a really cool place!
     

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    Right ... I'm NOT Political though!
     
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    YodaQuiversStern Turn and face the strange

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    Helicopter tour is fun! I've done that.

    Would be fun to get dropped off by a helicopter and hike back out.
     
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