Level 4

text: The Grand Canyon Field Institute

Level 4

Field Institute - Hike Level 4
Field Institute - Hike Level 4a

Aggressive backpacks on rough, often unmaintained trails.

Distances: 
Up to 10 miles per day
Trail Conditions: 
Unpaved, uneven, sometimes unmaintained, steep with loose surface, narrow in sections, 1–2 feet wide, step height up to 2 feet
Suggested Prior Experience: 
Excellent physical fitness, recent backpacking required (preferably in Grand Canyon National Park)
Special Note(s): 
Increase the class Hike Level by 1 between late May and mid-September
Pack Carried: 
Backpack
Pack Weight: 
Between 35-40 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

Hands-On Archaeology: Corridor Survey

Class category: Service-Based Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$450.00
Member price: $425.00
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January 16, 2017 to January 20, 2017

Rim-to-Rim Birding & Natural History Backpack

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$975.00
Member price: $950.00
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May 22, 2017 to May 27, 2017

Rim-to-Rim Natural History Backpack 0528

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$975.00
Member price: $950.00
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May 28, 2017 to June 2, 2017

Rim-to-Rim Natural History Backpack 0920

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$975.00
Member price: $950.00
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September 20, 2017 to September 25, 2017

Rim-to-Rim Geology Backpack 0929

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$975.00
Member price: $950.00
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September 29, 2017 to October 4, 2017

Rim-to-Rim Natural History Backpack (Women's)

Class category: Women-only Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$975.00
Member price: $950.00
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October 5, 2017 to October 10, 2017

Rim-to-Rim Photography Backpack

Class category: Photography, Art & Yoga Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$1,075.00
Member price: $1,050.00
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October 10, 2017 to October 16, 2017