Level 2

text: The Grand Canyon Field Institute

Level 2

Field Institute - Hike Level 2
Field Institute - Hike Level 2a

Short day hikes into the canyon or long walks along the rim.

Distances: 
Up to 5 miles
Trail Conditions: 
Unpaved, steep in sections, typically 3–4 feet wide, increased potential trip hazards
Suggested Prior Experience: 
Good physical fitness and exercise regularly; recent hiking a plus
Pack Carried: 
Day pack
Pack Weight: 
Up to 20 lbs
Elevation Change: 
Usually less than 1,000 feet per day

Classes available for this Hiking Level

E.g., March 22, 2017
E.g., March 22, 2017
Dates

Meet the Canyon Family Hiking Adventure

Class category: Family Classes
Hike level: Level 2
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Birding on the Edge (GCA Members Only)

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 2
$315.00
Member price: $315.00
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May 16, 2017 to May 18, 2017

Natural & Human History on the Edge

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 2
$340.00
Member price: $315.00
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July 7, 2017 to July 9, 2017

Geology on the Edge

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 2
$340.00
Member price: $315.00
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July 29, 2017 to July 31, 2017

Hands-On Archaeology: Lower Fire Survey (S Rim)

Class category: Service-Based Classes
Hike level: Level 2
$450.00
Member price: $425.00
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August 14, 2017 to August 18, 2017

Hands-on Paleontology & Geology: Petrified Forest National Park

Class category: Service-Based Classes
Hike level: Level 2
$520.00
Member price: $495.00
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September 17, 2017 to September 22, 2017

North Rim Sampler: Natural & Cultural History

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 2
$510.00
Member price: $485.00
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September 23, 2017 to September 27, 2017

Yoga on the Edge

Class category: Photography, Art & Yoga Classes
Hike level: Level 2
$350.00
Member price: $325.00
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September 29, 2017 to October 1, 2017