HikingOC Annual Springtime in Grand Canyon. The South Rim, visit the “Masterpiece”, one of the Seven World Natural Wonders
Schedule will be Friday April 9 to Sunday April 11, 2021
To join us, please RSVP to the waiting list, we will get back to you!
ESTIMATE COST, DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION OF SERVICES:
***Plan your own and only join us to hike, $60 (non-refundable coordinating fee). Contact the host directly for more info***
***DEPOSIT: the deposit amount is non-refundable from $250 due by Mar 5, 2021. Payment after the due day will add 10% or more depending on booking and spaces are available.
***CANCELLATION: If you need to cancel after paying deposit, it’s non-refundable.
>>>Total Estimate Trip Cost due by Mar 25, 2020.
>>>Cancellation on Mar 25 or after, total trip cost is forfeit.
***Estimate cost: from $280+ per person for double occupancy. Contact for cost of single and triple occupancy. It’ll include: transportation, lodging, not included entrance fees, permits, optional activities and most meals.
General Rating/Difficulty: Levels 2 Moderate to strenuous South Rim Hikes. Click on RATING TABLE (http://files.meetup.com/1554500/RATING%20TABLE.pdf) for more about difficulty hiking levels.
Grand Canyon Trail Map (http://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/upload/corridor_map.pdf)
South Rim Map (http://www.nps.gov/grca/parknews/upload/SRfall2014_guidemap.pdf)
Read here to find out your hiking levels: What is the difference between skill levels? http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/messages/boards/thread/10328308
Itinerary TBU, below is previous trips
>>>Oct 9 Fri: hiking the South Rim
What to bring: 10 hiking Essentials (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/messages/boards/thread/9535234), wear hiking clothes (loose shorts/pants), swimming clothes, hiking boots or shoes, sandals, hat, sunscreen, water, snacks, food, etc.
Weather in Grand Canyon: http://www.grandcanyonhiker.com/planners/weather/index.shtml
For those who haven’t done the South Rim trails, here are photos of Bright Angel Trail down to Phantom Ranch, and up along South Kaibab or vice versa http://goo.gl/5fmPd
Photos from last hikes:
1. Oct 2014 (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/24955222/): South Rim (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/24978302/419204032/?title=sunrise+South+Rim) and North Rim (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/24978602/418286172/#[masked])
2. April 2012:
>>>>Album 2: South Rim Grand Canyon in 2012 (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/7867092/115176552/)
>>>>Album 1: April for cooler weather and the Lyrid Meteor Shower, (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/events/54476402/)
3. Day Hike Grand Canyon Rim to Rim June 2011 (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/1914311/32309851/)
To read more “Grand Canyon Three Day Trip with HikingOC (http://hikingoc.blogspot.com/2012/03/grand-canyon-in-3-days-version-1.html#!/2012/03/grand-canyon-in-3-days-version-1.html)” for more info. Meetup locations for each day and time are subject to change when we are in Grand Canyon. “Day Hikes of Grand Canyon South Rim Trails (http://hikingoc.blogspot.com/2012/04/day-hikes-of-grand-canyon-south-rim.html#!/2012/04/day-hikes-of-grand-canyon-south-rim.html)” for additional information
***By joining the meetup, you agree to Meetup Terms of Service releases the Organizer and Assistant Organizers from any liability related to incidents that occur at Meetup gatherings***
> YOU acknowledge THAT WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONALS.
> YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR SAFETY
***Hiking is a rewarding and pleasant activity in nature, but there are certain dangers you should be aware of. Those include, but are not limited to, trip and fall injuries, bee stings, poison oak exposure, ticks, mountain lions, coyotes, snake bites or wildlife. By signing up for this event, you agree to hold harmless the hike organizer, assistant organizers and other participants for any injuries sustained during this hike***