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Beginner’s Hiking Guide to the Grand Canyon at REI Tucson
January 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Have you always wanted to hike into the Canyon but are not sure what it would take? Learn how to prepare and hike on the most commonly used trails to the Colorado River or the “Corridor” as it is commonly called. With incredible scenery, lots of elevation change, and scorching temperatures, the Grand Canyon is an epic journey for anyone. As former Grand Canyon National Park employees, Ellen Shopes (trail name: No Butt) and her trusty sidekick, Larry Simkins (trail name: Yeahbut) have hiked the Canyon every month of the year. Pulling from years on the trails into the “Big Ditch,” the husband/wife duo have a host of advice to make your trip attainable, safe, and rewarding. Extra bonus are the exceptional photos which the duo have shot in the Grand Canyon.