Sep 22, 2019
Super hard! And warm. But very beautiful
Jul 29, 2019
Insanely hot. It'll get over 100F by noon so must plan accordingly
Jul 22, 2019
Includes hike to Plateau point. Hiked with bestie Jana. Hard but amazing once in a lifetime experience. Do it again! Maybe not in July. Got up to 117F
Apr 25, 2019
Poles are helpful. Went to Tonto's plateau and then back up. Around 12 miles round trip
Mar 16, 2019
Partial hike. Looking forward to coming back for the whole hike.
Mar 12, 2019
Trekking poles! ESP if you have knee problems
Jan 25, 2019
Hiked from South Rim to Phantom Ranch, hiked back next day.
Dec 25, 2018
Into Indian Garden and back
Dec 9, 2018
Sunny, aiming for mile and a half rest house. Wearing the yak trax!
Oct 26, 2018
Amazing view! A must hike in the south Rim
Jun 24, 2018
Down is optional, up is mandatory.
May 31, 2018
We hiked down to the 1.5 mile rest stop and then back up. I think we could have done the 3 mile.
May 24, 2018
IDK how long but down and up with my bunny
May 10, 2018
Long hike with excellent views. Very hot and dry but you feel extremely accomplished once you reach the top. Bring plenty of water and sunscreen!!
Mar 11, 2018
Did about half of this trail. Hike 5ish miles down and 5ish miles back up. Really great views the entire way!
Mar 1, 2018
Indian Garden to Bright Angel Trail-head
Feb 28, 2018
Bright Angel campground to Indian Garden
Feb 27, 2018
Indian Garden to Bright Angel campground and Phantom Ranch
Feb 26, 2018
BA Trail-head to Indian Garden with round trip to Plateau Point
Feb 5, 2018
amazing. more energy needed
Jan 18, 2018
onto plateau point, not to river
Jan 2, 2018
Hiked to the 3 mile rest station starting at 7am.
Dec 30, 2017
Omg. Overpacked. Took a million breaks on the way back up. But so worth it after all.
Dec 29, 2017
Thoroughly enjoyed the views. The path was wide and easy—great for kids. We passed miles coming back up the trail.
Dec 25, 2017
Crazy challenging! Hiked to 1.5 no rest house and back.
Oct 24, 2017
2 people going out. Matt and Marina
Oct 22, 2017
Did in sneakers, feet severely bruised, multiple toe hematomas, knees hurting, learnt importance of hiking poles.
Aug 8, 2017
Excellent and challenging trail. Bring lots of water
Jun 23, 2017
Camped at Indian Gardens
Hiked to Phantom Ranch and back to Indian Gardens
Hiked out next morning
Feb 28, 2017
stayed at the phantom ranch
Sep 27, 2016
Hike halfway down through Indian Garden. Had lunch at plateau point and turned back all the way up the cnayon
Sep 19, 2016
Sunny morning trail. Good for pictures.
Sep 18, 2016
Started out at 04:30, probably could have gone quicker in the first hour but the dark made me nervous. Made it to Indian Gardens in 2:40.
Sep 12, 2016
Down: Left at 0630 down. Was rough on the knees and ankles especially carrying 30 lbs. Arrived at 2pm.
Up: Camped at IG after 4 hours hiking (0630...
Jun 27, 2016
Aubrey, Andy, Lyndsay, Shelby - spring break. Long! Hard to get back up!
Jun 4, 2016
Went down south kaibab up bright angel
Apr 18, 2016
South Kaibab to the Colorado River to Bright Angel
Mar 29, 2016
Day hike to half the plateau + back. Hiked in at 8:45am, lunch at 11:30 in the Indian garden, hiked back out at 4:30. Hiked 1mi in again + out
Nov 10, 2015
This trail was one of the highlights of my trip! I started around 4am, so as to beat the worst of the heat. Definitely ran out of water a couple ti...
May 8, 2015
Day 1: Mather campground
Day 2: S Kaibab tr to bright Angel Camp
Day 3: Bright Angel tr to Indian garden
Day 4: BA tr to the top
May 1, 2015
An epic hike down into the heart of the canyon and back! Reaching the river at the basin felt like a glimpse of heaven!
Mar 13, 2015
With Sarah, Jamie, Chris & his brother
Oct 14, 2014
One of the classics for good reason! If you want advise, carry at least 3L of water and wear good, worn-in boots.
Jul 26, 2014
Hiked down to Indian Garden and back.
Apr 12, 2012
Went into trail about 3 miles round trip to get a good feel of the GC
Mar 25, 2007
Overnight with my brother Dan. Down in 4 hours. Back up in 6 hours.
Dec 14, 1991
Hiked half way down. Had lunch on a cliff. The hike up was SOOO Hard!