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“Watch your step, or leave the driving to us!”
Review of South Kaibab Trail

South Kaibab Trail
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Grand Canyon Day Hike Tour from Sedona
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed November 11, 2012

This trail is steaper and shorter than Bright Angel Trail. It is also
located at a shuttle stop,not in the immediate Rim lodge/gift shop
area. The views are breathtaking, but I'll stay with the mules--and leave the driving to them. (As the wranglers say--the dudes can look, the mules have seen the views before, so the mules will watch the trails--just leave the driving to the wranglers and the mules and enjoy the spectacular views!

1  Thank Sheila B
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

We took the mule ride down to phantom ranch and rode the South Kaibab trail back to the top. You get a completely different perspective on this trail. It is steeper with fewer places to stop - less water.

Thank hulihan1
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

It was tough due to the mule traffic. The route was torn up but I believe it has been repaired. Great views. Downside is no water source

Thank Ti J
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

Constructed by the NPS to take advantage of the views, this is a spectacular trail. If you have limited time, hike down to Cedar Ridge (1.5 miles each way). Carry water and snacks. The trail is steep but well maintained.

Thank PtePops
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

Great views! Quickest hike to the bottom! Look for big horned sheep! Just because it is a shorter trail, don't forget plenty of water. There are not many shady spots along the way!

1  Thank hikerbepw
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