I was waiting until I had hiked the whole canyon before I signed this but came close enough this week. Spent my 60th birthday hiking down into lower end of the canyon and the next 4 days hiking up the canyon and out, all new area for me and will be the subject of an upcoming trip report.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe