Friday, October 22, 2010

Grand Canyon - Day 4- The Hike Out

We expected our last night to be pretty cold since we were at 5300 feet but it was surprisingly nice. There were storms earlier in the week but our weather was absolutely perfect.  I wore my knit hat in the evenings (because I love wearing it camping) but never had to pull out my gloves.  We set the alarm for 6am so we could be hiking by 7am.  We only had about 2000 feet to gain to climb out of the canyon and we accomplished it in about 2.5 hours.

John takes a welcome break on a fallen tree. The cliff on the right is where we're going.

Michele and Scott eyeballing our tree for a rest

One last picture. over on the left is where we camped the night before

Hot diggity.  We all made it out and are ready for a meal and a bath.

7 comments:

Black Knight said...

This is a great adventure with beautiful places to see and visit. Wonderful pictures.

Ewa said...

Hot bath is the first thing I think of after days of backpacking.
What a fantastic trip you had. Thanks for sharing.

Staci Dombroski said...

How fun! Gorgeous pictures :)

The Green Girl said...

Wow. What an adventure. I'm so glad I got to virtually tag along.

Johann said...

Beautiful photos once more! Thanks for sharing this adventure.

Adam said...

Just got caught up and I LOVE all of the pictures!!

Glenn Jones said...

This has been a great adventure. Thanks for sharing!