TRIP BASICS – OVERVIEW

This TRIP BASICS – OVERVIEW is a series of limited links that puts the basics of the trip in order, of how things will flow.  This is a high level, big picture view.  Use the DETAILED INFO link for researching more in depth.

WHY GO HEREWhat’s the big deal?
SECURE RESERVATIONS  Will I Sleep in the Lodge or Campground?
PREPARE GEAR & BODY
AM I FLYING OR HIKING?
DO I FLY MY GEAR USE A PACK ANIMAL OR BACKPACK IT?
WHAT ABOUT ARRANGING PACK ANIMALS ?
WHAT ABOUT DRINKING WATER FOR THE TRIP
WHERE DO I STAY  THE NIGHT BEFORE THE HIKE?
HOW DO I GET TO THE TRAIL HEAD & WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
WHERE DO I DROP MY GEAR IF USING A PACK ANIMAL
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO HIKE IT?
I’M LOOKING DOWN THE SWITCHBACKS – WOW!
THE TRAIL Its sections
THE VILLAGE
IF I FLEW I AM LANDING IN THE VILLAGE
I NEED TO CHECK-IN DOWN IN THE VILLAGE
WHILE CHECKING IN – ARRANGE PACK ANIMAL FOR TRIP OUT
THE LODGE IS IN THE VILLAGE IF STAYING THERE
START SEEING SOME WATERFALLS BEFORE THE CAMPGROUNDS
THE CAMPGROUNDS – SUPAI and WATERFALLS AREA
CAMPGROUND SPRING – COMPOSTING TOILETS – INFO
THE WATERFALLS BEYOND THE CAMPGROUNDS
YOU CAN GO ALL THE WAY TO THE COLORADO RIVER
DEPARTURE DAY
CAMPGROUND AREA DROP GEAR FOR PACK ANIMAL
IF FLYING OUT NEED TO GET TO LANDING PAD AND SIGN IN
IF HIKING OUT NO NEED TO CHECK OUT UNLESS YOU USED THE LODGE
I’M LOOKING UP THE SWITCHBACKS  – THIS IS GOING TO SUCK!
LANDING AT THE TRAIL HEAD IF YOU FLY OUT
WE ARE ALL AT THE TRAIL HEAD – WHERE DO I PICK UP MY GEAR

 

 

 

 

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