• Safety Tips for Backpacking in the Grand Canyon

    Backpacking the Grand Canyon is not for the faint of heart nor the casual observer of desert safety. This type of expedition requires all party members to be on their game and fully prepared for the elements, physical requirements, and all the things you hope never go wrong. To date, there have been over 700 people […]

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  • Cool Ways to Stay Active this summer

    Whether you are a visitor or a local, dealing with summer heat in Phoenix is always a challenge. Luckily, there are many options for summer outdoor activities in Phoenix that will keep you cool. When temperatures reach record highs, staying active can be challenging; especially if running on a treadmill isn’t your cup of tea. […]

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  • Hiking Trips to Havasu Falls

    A hiking trip to Havasu Falls in the bottom of the Grand Canyon is an unforgettable adventure. The trail into Havasu Canyon is not easy and hikers should prepare well in advance for both the physical strain and the logistical difficulty of visiting Havasu Falls.  This remote canyon oasis is best known for the striking […]

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  • Havasupai Waterfalls – Everything you need to know

    Hiking to the waterfalls of Havasupai, whether your goal is to see Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls, Beaver Falls, or the newer waterfalls created from the 2008 flood, is an adventure everyone should experience. If this Grand Canyon waterfall oasis is on your Bucket List, you’ll want to make sure to see the best of the […]

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  • Plan a Hiking trip to Phantom Ranch

    Hiking to Phantom Ranch is one of the best ways to experience the wonder of the Grand Canyon. Phantom Ranch is the only place to stay in the bottom of Grand Canyon for those who are not enthusiastic about a self-sufficient backpacking trip which requires  you to carry all of your own gear including tent, […]

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  • How to Reserve Havasupai Permits

    Want to see the waterfalls of the Grand Canyon but you’re not sure how to get Havasupai camping permits? Havasu Canyon is one of those rare places that mixes remoteness with must-see grandeur with a tough permit system. This formula means only a select few who have the inside track get to see Havasu Falls. […]

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  • Wilderness First Responder Certification

    Jobs in the outdoor industry often have unique dangers and risks associated with them. Whether working as a camp counselor, mountain bike coach, campsite host, scout troop leader, or as a professional wilderness guide, training in basic wilderness first aid comes in handy. A group leader certified in wilderness first response knows how to assess […]

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  • Summer SUP Sunset Special!

    Get ready to walk on water!  Join the Valley’s only Paddle Boarding outfitter for a beautiful evening on the water. Cruise along in gentle water while a professional and experienced wilderness guide teaches you the basics of standing and kneeling on the board and navigation. This tour is a unique way to enjoy another side […]

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