Level 6–10

text: The Grand Canyon Field Institute

Level 6–10

Field Institute - Hike Level 6-10
Field Institute - Hike Level 6-10a

Lengthy backpacks negotiating off-trail terrain requiring frequent rock climbing and precautionary belays.

Distances: 
May exceed 11 miles per day
Trail Conditions: 
Predominantly off-trail, unpaved, extremely uneven, unmaintained, very steep with loose surface, very narrow in sections, 1–2 feet wide when trail present, frequent route-finding, may involve precautionary belays and rock climbing
Suggested Prior Experience: 
Superior physical fitness, comparable Grand Canyon backpacking, comfortable with rock scrambling
Special Note(s): 
Previous Field Institute Wilderness Studies Workshop attendance and climbing course required for levels 6–10
Pack Carried: 
Backpack
Pack Weight: 
Up to 60 lbs.
Elevation Change: 
May exceed 5,000 feet per day

Classes available for this Hiking Level

E.g., June 24, 2017
E.g., June 24, 2017
Dates

Utah Flats, Phantom and Haunted Creeks Agave Survey

Class category: Service-Based Classes
Hike level: Level 6–10
$615.00
Member price: $590.00
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October 2, 2017 to October 7, 2017

Nankoweap Canyon Geology Backpack

Class category: Natural History Classes
Hike level: Level 6–10
$1,010.00
Member price: $985.00
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October 14, 2017 to October 23, 2017