Grand Canyon What to Pack

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    Chris photographing the snow storm
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    THAT's a HEAVY pack!!
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  • 1. Temperature Extremes

    Keep cool and hydrated in the summer heat, (especially if going down to the canyon floor) 1. Buy several BPA-free water bottles with insulating sleeves, (I like the Camelback better bottle and sleeve,...

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  • 2. Boots

    Depending upon what time of year it is and how quickly it gets dark, you may need a flashlight. I was hiking last August and found myself trying to hike up the Soutrh Kaibab trail when I ran into...

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  • 3. Camera / Plenty of Film

    Please I beg you bring a camera or two and plenty of film/digital memory cards, you will be so disappointed if you can't record the magnificent Grand Canyon on a few photographs. It is worth taking...

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  • 4. Toilet Paper

    Well, it depends on if you are here for the day, or plan on spending more time. If you are camping, I'm sure you already know how to prepare for this. Ask a specialty camping/outdoor store in Arizona...

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  • 5. It's chilly up there

    If you’re planning to visit the North Rim take warm clothes even at the height of summer. We didn’t have anything quite warm enough to cope with the freezing...

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  • 6. Don't forget...

    Wear sensible shoes, sunglasses and you may want a hat You may also want to take sun lotion as its hot in the desert. Also take some travel sickness pills if...

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  • 7. Be Prepared

    Small caryon bag and a backpack Shorts, tees, boots, thick socks, hat, umbrella....all the things needed to do some canyon hiking. Plenty of sunblock and bug...

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  • 8. Pack LIGHT

    Pack as light as possible for overnight hikes into the Canyon. Do NOT bring anything that is not absolutely essential. Make water your heaviest item when going...

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  • 9. Flashlight could come in handy

    Depending upon what time of year it is and how quickly it gets dark, you may need a flashlight. I was hiking last August and found myself trying to hike up...

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  • 10. Bring a jacket/sweatshirt

    Because the Grand Canyon is very dry and has little humidity, you will notice big swings in temperatures.The heat spikes early during the day and then drops...

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  • 11. Roundtrip USA.... the next page

    This was my story about my trip to the Grand Canyon. I hoped you enjoyed reading it! This page is part of my roundtrip through the USA. I made an awesome trip...

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