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Address: Along the side road to Yaki Point, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright...

One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright Angel Trail, this path runs along a ridge offering stunning views. During the summer, visitors are advised to bring at least two quarts of water along because it can get very hot and the trail offers no shade.

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Hiked down to skeleton point as an afternoon hike. Was amazing. Views get better and better as you go, and end with a great view out over the north rim. Took us 3 hrs - 6mi round... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hiked down to skeleton point as an afternoon hike. Was amazing. Views get better and better as you go, and end with a great view out over the north rim. Took us 3 hrs - 6mi round trip and ~3k elevation change. awesome! Have to take the orange bus to the trail head from the visitor center - can't drive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Based on what I had read while planning our trip, I was very skeptical about this trail. My husband and I are in our mid 40s not in top shape, but no health issues either. Going down to Ooh Aah Point proved not to be a problem for us at all. Even with the snow and ice in some spots.... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I definitely recommend this trail and it is very easy to do: its paved, it has great points to stop at and take pictures and it takes you right back into the visitor center if you want to walk the whole trail. We loved this part of our trip and I think its a must do!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, our son, and I hiked two trail miles and 1600 vertical feet down the South Kaibab on Wednesday. We loved it. We did the Bright Angel trail the day before. There's a different look and feel here, and one can have a terrific time at the Grand Canyon hiking one or both of there trails as far down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We backpacked into the canyon on this trail. I'm glad we had crampons at the top because it was very icy. After the section of ice came a section of mud. All's fair in winter hiking! Anyway the canyon is amazing -- but you should beware -- the trail is extremely steep and contains many steps (stairs). As I mentioned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No water on trail so make sure to bring plenty. Great hike, icy at the top, muddy in the middle, does help limit the number of people, best overall mid difficulty hike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is in rough shape. You will experience ice and snow at the top and slippery mud the rest of the way. Spikes are good, but not necessary. It gets warmer as you go down. The views were excellent, especially since we could not see anything at the top due to the fog. This definitely a must do if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has a beautiful view of the Grand Canyon. I'd say if you are out of shape don't do this hike. I went to ohhh ahhhh point. If it is winter time you must have spikes on your shoes. I did it without them and it was not fun in the least bit. There was ice on the trail. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was icy, luckily we bring ice cleats, so we managed to walk down a bit. The wind was getting colder and it was foggy in the 1st place, so we decide to go back up. Still, a good experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked down the South Kaibab Trail to Skeleton Bridge where we could catch a glimpse of the Colorado River. Great views all the way down. Trail was crowded towards the top but as we hiked it cleared out. Going down was very gradual and easy, took about 1.5 hours. Coming back up was strenuous and we are in moderate-good... More 

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