Grand Canyon South Bass

Grand Canyon South Bass

South Bass Trail  The South Bass trail is a remote and historic trail in Grand Canyon National Park that cuts from the South Rim of Grand Canyon to the Colorado River and lies about 25 miles (40.2 km) west of Grand Canyon Village and the Bright Angel Trail. This...
South Bass Trail Packrafting

South Bass Trail Packrafting

South Bass Trail Packrafting The North and South Bass trails are about 25 miles west of the main trails in a little used section of the park. A packrafting trip in Grand Canyon will get you to these remote trails that are typically only assessable to river rafters. In...
Phoenix Area Day Hikes

Phoenix Area Day Hikes

The desert area surrounding Phoenix and Scottsdale are ripe with hiking opportunities, from half day hikes just minutes from the City of Scottsdale to full day hikes in the Superstition Wilderness just east of Phoenix. The Sonoran Desert is home to unique vegetation,...
The Pros and Cons of Guided Hiking Trips

The Pros and Cons of Guided Hiking Trips

When you’re planning a hiking, backpacking or camping trip (or any adventure tour for that matter), you will almost always come across the option to partake in a guided trip versus going it on your own. Both types of travel have merit, but it is up to you to...