Category: Hiking

Grand Canyon National Park – Trail of Time

Grand Canyon National Park – Trail of Time

Friday, October 18, 2019 The Trail of Time is a geological time learning laboratory built to help park visitors understand, in a physical way, the role time played in the formation of the Grand Canyon. Distance, in meters is the metaphor used for understanding geologic time. 1 meter = 1 million years I prefer to … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park – Trail of Time

Grand Canyon National Park – Bright Angel Trail

Grand Canyon National Park – Bright Angel Trail

Friday, October 18, 2019 Serendipity doesn't come often but when it does... Even in my early fifties, walking from the Grand Canyon rim down to the Colorado River below sounded like quite the pleasant adventure.  After all, the elevation change was ONLY four fifths of a mile from Bright Angel Trailhead (6,840 ft. elevation) to … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park – Bright Angel Trail