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DieselRim to River to Rim  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 11, 2018


Down to the river and back on South Kaibab. 5 hours round-trip. Cold 28 at 6 AM and very windy. The trail was frozen but no snow, making for good footing. This trails is getting worst by the day; I've been hiking it for years (four times down and two up) and I can say that it's condition is in need of a lot of attention. In fact, all of the trails going down into the Canyon are in a terrible shape. With over 5 million visitors a year at the Grand Canyon, I'd say that there would be enough money to fix these trails at least once every decade. There are a total of 30 miles going down into the canyon on the three main trails; how expensive can it be to maintain these trails?
Posted Jan 14, 2018 9:08 pm

Dieselgoing up it's a promise   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 29, 2014


I hiked this trail twice, both times downhill. I plan on going also uphill in 2016.
Posted Oct 24, 2015 11:08 pm

WallylongridgeDown the Trail   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 2, 2014


A night at Bright Angel C.G. Then up to Indian Gardens.
Posted Oct 23, 2015 10:48 am

tdoughtyCouple of times  Sucess!


Down Kaibab and up Bright Angel as day trips
Posted May 12, 2015 10:29 pm

geemanKaibab-Angel loop with plateau point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2014


Hiked the South Kaibab-Bright Angel loop with a detour via plateau point (adds one hour to the trip). Hit the trail at 6.15am, was back at the south rim by 2.30pm. Spent about an hour by the river.
The loop is a great alternative to the Bright Angel trail back and forth: it offers a great diversity of landscape. The descent via south Kaibab is particularly stunning, with great views of the river all along and a sense of depth that you don't find on the Bright Angel trail.
Posted May 29, 2014 8:11 pm

Andrew RankineMany times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2007

Andrew Rankine

Hiked this trail many times over the years. I think that it is best to go in winter, and I have hiked the canyon 4 times in snowstorms.
Posted Nov 2, 2011 12:07 pm

Liba Kopeckovafun hike with Duchess  Sucess!

Liba Kopeckova

solo hike in a day - down south kaibab, lunch at Phantom ranch, and up Bright Angel.
Posted Oct 15, 2011 12:53 pm

Kristin5berryMy second rim to river in 30 hrs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2011


Sunny and fab. 4.5 hrs r/t :)
Posted Mar 27, 2011 11:02 pm

MoapaPkr2r and to peaks  Sucess!


On way to O'Neill Butte with cp0915.
Posted Jan 21, 2011 12:00 am

mlandau3Fastest Way Down  Sucess!


Then we spent the night at Phantom Ranch and up Bright Angel. It was snowing at the top. That was a surprise.
Posted Jan 10, 2011 6:39 pm

sgicaDown and Up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2010


Down the S Kaiab and back up Bright Angel. Ice at the top of both. Great temps.
Posted Apr 4, 2010 3:14 pm

cp0915South Kaibab  Sucess!


Hiked this trail a number of times, beginning around 2000.
Posted Mar 26, 2010 1:05 pm

Rinat ShagisultanovGC with kids in Winter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2010

Rinat Shagisultanov

Did as part of the 3 day backpacking with the family (wife, 13 y/o and 5 y/o sons). Hiked down South Kaibab and climbed back on Bright Angel Trail. Very beatiful.
Posted Mar 16, 2010 11:01 pm

ncstGreat hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2009


I started late, at 10.30 am, after getting a camping spot and backcountry permit for the next day on Indian Garden. Walked down to Tipoff and went up the same way.
Posted Oct 21, 2009 3:24 pm

VermontMikeFun!  Sucess!


South Kaibab --> Bright Angel Campground/Phantom Ranch --> Bright Angel Trail
Posted May 21, 2009 8:09 pm

HotovenSuper views!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2008


Did this trail twice. I love it because its so brutal. Plenty of heat and no water. The views are off the charts, and shade is a joke!
Posted May 15, 2009 1:27 pm

farrisglDay Round Trip: Down Bright Angel up Kaibab  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2002


I started early in the morning with 5 of my French Business Colleagues. Cold morning with the wind blowing but at the bottom short sleave weather. Left for the return up the Kaibab. Great way to do the day round trip. Slightly overcast made for perfect hiking weather. The Kaibab is spectacular!
Posted Mar 19, 2009 1:37 am

srclimb1Phantom Ranch Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2008


South Kaibab to Phantom Ranch & up Bright Angel Trail. A unique & beautiful hike; a True Classic...
Posted Oct 14, 2008 3:41 pm

tleafBeautiful!  Sucess!


Headed down to the Phantom Ranch on this trail. Stayed a couple of nights and hiked, then climbed out of the canyon along the Bright Angel trail.
Posted May 13, 2008 7:18 pm

jimeganrim to rim to rim  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2003


Did RTRTR down S Kaibab up N Kaibab and back the next day, but up the Bright Angel with Alan and Luba.
Ditto 10/13-14/2007 With Mike B, et al.
Posted Feb 17, 2008 7:25 pm

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