Lengthy backpacks in remote regions over rough, steep terrain on unmaintained trails.
May exceed 11 miles per day
Unpaved, uneven, unmaintained, steep with loose surface, narrow in sections, 1–2 feet wide when trail present, some off-trail, some route-finding, step height up to 3 feet
Suggested Prior Experience:
Superior physical fitness, prior Grand Canyon backpacking strongly recommended, comfortable with rock scrambling
Increase the class Hike Level by 1 between late May and mid-September
Over 40 lbs.
Up to 5,000 feet per day
No classes are available in this category.