Category Archives: Arizona

Go to the Grand Canyon – The Trek to Havasupai Falls, Day 3

Days 1 & Day 2 were a dream, I was certain. We woke up at the CRACK on Day 3 and packed up our things *sigh*.  I had my headlamp on as we left the campground, but once outside of … Continue reading

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Go to the Grand Canyon – The Trek to Havasupai Falls, Day 2

Day 1 in the canyon was exhausting, so I was happy to crawl into my sleeping bag (note to self:  Self, pillow next time.  You’re getting old).  We woke up pretty early–at least I think it was early, I had … Continue reading

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Go to the Grand Canyon – The Trek to Havasupai Falls, Day 1

Did you know that there are waterfalls at the bottom of the Grand Canyon? Yeah, uh, me either!  As I found out last week, though, a handful of these turquoise-blue beauties are just outside the Grand Canyon National Park, in … Continue reading

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Havasu Falls Prep – Dirty Dancing

T minus 11 days until our Grand Canyon departure!  We prairie folk from Illinois don’t have a ton of experience hiking in the mountains, let alone carrying a 30-40 lb backpacks along the way. We decided to do a mock … Continue reading

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Havasupai Falls – The Beginning

When someone invites you on a backpacking trip to “the coolest spot in AZ”, you don’t say no.  Note: High-fiving the air, doing a victory lap around your desk chair, or breaking down in interpretive dance are all acceptable options.  … Continue reading

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