Hayduke #7: Grand Canyon to the Arizona Strip

  • Date:
    2017/05/16 to 2017/05/22
    Car-to-car:
    7 days
    Round-trip distance:
    137 miles
    Trip type:
    thru-hike
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  • Day 49: to North Rim Campground

  • Bright Angel Trail
    Bright Angel Trail
  • Colorado River
    Colorado River
  • Bright Angel Canyon
    Bright Angel Canyon
  • It felt like an achievement to hike rim-to-rim in a day while carrying 8 days of food
    It felt like an achievement to hike rim-to-rim in a day while carrying 8 days of food
  • North rim campground
    North rim campground
  • Day 50: to Swamp Ridge

  • Crystal Creek canyon
    Crystal Creek canyon
  • Camp on Swamp Ridge
    Camp on Swamp Ridge
  • Day 51: to North of Timp Creek

  • Glittery ice on the inside of our tent
    Glittery ice on the inside of our tent
  • Steamboat Mountain over Saddle Canyon
    Steamboat Mountain over Saddle Canyon
  • On the esplanade alternate, due to dangerously high water in Tapeats Creek
    On the esplanade alternate, due to dangerously high water in Tapeats Creek
  • Steamboat Mountain
    Steamboat Mountain
  • Camp near Timp Creek
    Camp near Timp Creek
  • Day 52: to Surprise Valley

  • Breakfast above Parissawampitts Canyon
    Breakfast above Parissawampitts Canyon
  • On the Big Saddle Cowboy Trail
    On the Big Saddle Cowboy Trail
  • Pictograph on the Big Saddle Cowboy Trail
    Pictograph on the Big Saddle Cowboy Trail
  • Old corral near the top of the Big Saddle Cowboy Trail
    Old corral near the top of the Big Saddle Cowboy Trail
  • Bill Hall Trail
    Bill Hall Trail
  • Esplanade on the Thunder River Trail
    Esplanade on the Thunder River Trail
  • The descent into Surprise Valley
    The descent into Surprise Valley
  • Camp in Surprise Valley
    Camp in Surprise Valley
  • Day 53: to Mouth of Kanab Creek

  • Deer Spring
    Deer Spring
  • Deer Creek
    Deer Creek
  • Deer Creek
    Deer Creek
  • Deer Creek Falls
    Deer Creek Falls
  • Colorado River
    Colorado River
  • This cooled us off for a few minutes
    This cooled us off for a few minutes
  • A commercial boating crew went out of their way to leave us this fruit.  Thanks!!!
    A commercial boating crew went out of their way to leave us this fruit. Thanks!!!
  • Camp at the mouth of Kanab Creek
    Camp at the mouth of Kanab Creek
  • Day 54: to North of Jumpoff Creek

  • Kanab Creek
    Kanab Creek
  • A bighorn sheep walked by as we rested at the spring
    A bighorn sheep walked by as we rested at the spring
  • Showerbath Spring
    Showerbath Spring
  • Kanab Creek dried up
    Kanab Creek dried up
  • Alcove with potholes and echoing frog calls
    Alcove with potholes and echoing frog calls
  • Water for the next day
    Water for the next day
  • Camp in Kanab Creek
    Camp in Kanab Creek
  • Day 55: to Yellowstone Spring

  • Kanab Creek started running again
    Kanab Creek started running again
  • Kanab Creek canyon
    Kanab Creek canyon
  • Hack Canyon
    Hack Canyon
  • Insect homes in the dirt road
    Insect homes in the dirt road
  • Arizona Strip
    Arizona Strip
  • Camp near Yellowstone Spring
    Camp near Yellowstone Spring
  • Our last cache
    Our last cache

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