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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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Great winter hike

I didn't want to go. Arrived with seemingly terrible conditions - sub-zero temperatures and two feet of snow on trail - but beautiful sunrise over the snow covered canyon and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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New Albany, Indiana
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New Albany, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I didn't want to go. Arrived with seemingly terrible conditions - sub-zero temperatures and two feet of snow on trail - but beautiful sunrise over the snow covered canyon and almost no people and no mules. With crampons (from park store) and wearing plenty of layers a leisurely hike down the trail to Skelton Point (about 1/2 way to bottom)... More 

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Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hiking the South Kaibab Trail to the Ooh Aah Point is doable for families and persons who are reasonable fit. We, a family with kids aged 11 and 9, hiked down to Ooh Aah Point a sunny afternoon in October. It took us about 30 minutes to walk down and 45 minutes to walk up again. Plus the time spent... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went during offseason and with the temperature being lower it was easier but it is still a tough climb. I went down past Skeleton Point and back up in about 5 hours and you find out that the altitude does catch up with you. I work out every day but I was tired when reaching the top. It is... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I are in early 40's and did this trail down to Cedar Ridge. The top of the trail was icy and the middle was very muddy due to snow melting. It was breathtaking in more than one way. The views are beyond compare. My wife doesn't like heights and there were places she hugged the wall but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I hiked down the South Kaibab Trail, and came up bright angel in one day. The trails, particularly the small ones crossing the main ones, are not very well indicated in the park. We had a bit of trouble finding the end of the bright angel trail at the floor of the canyon. It would be helpful... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having gone from Phantom Ranch to the trailhead 3 times, I'm still amazed. Can't wait until I have a chance to make it 4 times!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the 1.8 miles roundtrip hike to Ooh-Aah Point in early January. The higher parts of the trail were covered in snow and frozen mud. This was a good test for my new Kahtoola micro spikes. I felt very safe and was able to enjoy the view and not worry about falling down. I definitely recommend hiking poles and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day hike! My friend & I got caught in a rain storm while out on the ridge near Skeleton Key. It was a little frightening but still an unbelievable experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing View, loved it, loved it , loved it!!!! We would loved to have stayed all day, it had snowed the week before, but it was a beautiful day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail starts out as a series of switchbacks and becomes a great hike as far as you want to go down. The hike to Ooh Aah Point only takes about an hour and a half round trip at a decent pace with breaks. You will encounter mule tracks and waste and potentially mud and slippery spots if it's rained... More 

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