Level 3

text: The Grand Canyon Field Institute

Level 3

Field Institute - Hike Level 3
Field Institute - Hike Level 3a

Slower-paced backpacks to established campgrounds on developed trails.

Distances: 
Up to 8 miles per day
Trail Conditions: 
Unpaved, often steep with loose surfacing in sections, typically 2–3 feet wide, numerous potential trip hazards
Suggested Prior Experience: 
Advanced physical fitness and exercise regularly; recent hiking a must
Special Note(s): 
Increase the class Hike Level by 1 between late May and mid-September
Pack Carried: 
Backpack
Pack Weight: 
Between 30–35 lbs.
Elevation Change: 
Up to 5,000 feet per day

Classes available for this Hiking Level

E.g., August 16, 2017
E.g., August 16, 2017
Dates

Oar-Powered Natural History Float Trip

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 3
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Motorized Geology Rafting Trip

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 3
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Women's Phantom Ranch Natural and Cultural History

Class category: Women-only Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$1,020.00
Member price: $995.00
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January 26, 2017 to January 29, 2017

South Kaibab to Bright Angel Loop Backpack 0313

Class category: Beginner Backpacking Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$795.00
Member price: $770.00
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March 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017

Indian Garden Backpack (Family Friendly)

Class category: Beginner Backpacking Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$695.00
Member price: $670.00
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March 20, 2017 to March 23, 2017

Women's Inner Canyon Yoga Retreat (Phantom Ranch)

Class category: Photography, Art & Yoga Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$1,020.00
Member price: $995.00
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April 5, 2017 to April 8, 2017

Indian Garden Backpack 0501

Class category: Beginner Backpacking Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$695.00
Member price: $670.00
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May 1, 2017 to May 4, 2017

Take a Load Off: Mule-Assisted Backpacking (Members Only)

Class category: Beginner Backpacking Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$845.00
Member price: $845.00
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May 15, 2017 to May 18, 2017

Take a Load Off: Mule-Assisted Backpacking 0605

Class category: Beginner Backpacking Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$870.00
Member price: $845.00
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June 5, 2017 to June 8, 2017

Indian Garden Backpack 0918

Class category: Beginner Backpacking Classes
Hike level: Level 3
$695.00
Member price: $670.00
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September 18, 2017 to September 21, 2017