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., 2014-04-24
E.g., 2014-04-24
Dates

Clear Creek Natural History Backpack

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$695.00
Member price: $670.00
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April 3, 2014 to April 7, 2014

Women's Hermit to Bright Angel Natural History Backpack

Class category: Women-only Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$695.00
Member price: $670.00
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May 1, 2014 to May 7, 2014

Rim-to-Rim Natural History Backpack 0518

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$825.00
Member price: $800.00
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May 18, 2014 to May 23, 2014

Rim-to-Rim Geology Backpack 0521

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$825.00
Member price: $800.00
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May 21, 2014 to May 26, 2014

Rim-to-Rim Natural History Backpack 0601

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$825.00
Member price: $800.00
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June 1, 2014 to June 6, 2014

Havasu Canyon Natural & Cultural History Backpack

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$755.00
Member price: $730.00
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September 8, 2014 to September 12, 2014

Rim-to-Rim Natural History Backpack 0925

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$825.00
Member price: $800.00
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September 25, 2014 to September 30, 2014

Rim-to-Rim Natural History Backpack 0928

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$825.00
Member price: $800.00
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September 28, 2014 to October 3, 2014

Rim-to-Rim Geology Backpack 1001

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$825.00
Member price: $800.00
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October 1, 2014 to October 6, 2014

Women's Havasu Canyon Natural History Backpack

Class category: Women-only Classes
Hike level: Level 4
$755.00
Member price: $730.00
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October 6, 2014 to October 10, 2014