* For this trip, you will have to arrive the night before the departure date at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon for a 7:00 p.m. orientation meeting at the Maswik Lodge Cafeteria. The next morning’s meeting time will be announced at this time. This night’s stay will be an additional cost.
* On the morning of your trip, you will meet your hiking guide in the lobby of the Maswik Lodge at 5:00 a.m. (unless told differently at the orientation the night before). It is your responsibility to provide your own breakfast. You can purchase it the evening before from the general store at the South Rim or the Maswik cafeteria. The general store and cafeteria will NOT be open in the morning. You will then hike 8 miles down into the Canyon on the Bright Angel Trail to the Pipe Creek beach with your personal gear. Your dry bags and guides will be waiting for you at the beach by the river.
* On the last day of the trip, you will arrive at Diamond Creek where you will board a bus for the 3-hour drive back to the Little America Hotel in Flagstaff, arriving between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. This night’s stay at the Little America Hotel will be an additional cost.