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CESL Grand Canyon Trip October 19-21, 2007 Itinerary Packing list Safety procedures Friday October 19 Meet near the flag pole in front of Old Main Bus departs at 7 am sharp! Drive through Phoenix, America’s 5 th largest city (population 5 million)

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cesl grand canyon trip october 19 21 2007
CESL Grand Canyon TripOctober 19-21, 2007
  • Itinerary
  • Packing list
  • Safety procedures
friday october 19
Friday October 19
  • Meet near the flag pole in front of Old Main
  • Bus departs at 7 am sharp!
  • Drive through Phoenix, America’s 5th largest city (population 5 million)
  • Sunset rest area for 15 minute break around 9:15 am
sedona elevation 1300m
Sedona! (Elevation 1300m)
  • Arrive 11:30 am for 1.5 hours
  • Restaurants & Gift Shops
the south rim 2000 m
The South Rim (2000 m)
  • Arrive at Mather Point for 30 minutes
grand canyon village
Grand Canyon Village
  • Map
  • Market Plaza – buy snacks, lunch food, plenty of water (3 liters)
  • Yavapai Lodge
  • Fridge in room
sunset at hopi point
Sunset at Hopi Point
  • Settle into rooms
  • Take shuttles to Hopi Point
  • Sunset at 5:45 pm
  • Evening to relax!
saturday october 20
Saturday October 20
  • Sunrise at 6:40 am
  • Yavapai point – 20 minute walk
breakfast day activities
Breakfast & Day Activities
  • Hotel Cafeteria – Eat a lot!!!
  • Hike, shop, visit art galleries, relax
  • Visitors Center
  • Bright Angel Trail – down into the canyon! Do not pass Indian Gardens (7 hours RT)
rim trail
Rim Trail
  • Combination of FREE busses and walking
  • Several kilometers long
  • Provides spectacular views
  • Does NOT enter the canyon
  • Flat terrain
safety
Safety
  • You must drink 2 to 3 liters of water!
  • Bring sun block incase it is sunny
  • Bring an umbrella (sun & rain)
  • If you take Bright Angel Trail into the canyon, it gets warmer as you go down! (30C)
  • For every 1 hour you walk down, it takes 2 hours to walk back up.
  • Do not wear sandals, flip flops or open-toed shoes. The ground is hard and rocky.
  • Wear socks
safety11
Safety
  • Please observe all posted signs and warnings in the park and on the trails.
  • Stay within the marked boundaries of the walking trails and the viewing sights.
  • Stay away from the edge!
  • Do not hike ALONE!
what to pack
What to Pack
  • Comfortable clothes for cool day weather and cold night temperatures
  • Bring sweaters and a jacket for night!
  • Grand Canyon Village and Rim Trail
    • Day: 15 to 18C, sunny, maybe a shower
    • Night: -5 to 0C, cold, breezy
  • Comfy shoes, warm hat, umbrella
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What to Pack
  • Comfortable shoes, socks
  • Camera and plenty of film
  • Money for meals, gifts, souvenirs
  • Not too many clothes – we will only be gone for 2 nights!
dinner
Dinner
  • There are several cafeterias and restaurants in Grand Canyon Village
  • There is also a deli and a supermarket near the Yavapai hotel
sunday october 21
Sunday October 21
  • Meet outside hotel rooms at 8:45 am
  • Leave card keys in room on bedside table
  • Bus departs at 9am
  • Museum of Northern AZ 10:30-11:30
  • Fast food lunch in Camp Verde: McD’s, BK, Subway, KFC, NOT Denny’s!
  • Sacaton Rest Area in late afternoon
  • Return to UA around 6 pm