Hermit Trail

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5.9 Miles 9.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

306' 93 m

Ascent

-3,716' -1,133 m

Descent

6,628' 2,020 m

High

3,218' 981 m

Low

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

48%

Max Grade (25°)

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A rocky fun singletrack trail into the Grand Canyon.

Peter Olson

Overview

Features: Birding — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

From the Hermits Rest Access, follow the signs down into the canyon. The trail descends on steep and rocky switchbacks and also contours around amazing views of the Grand Canyon. The trail descends to the Tonto Trail. This trail sees fewer travelers than the main corridor trails from the South Rim. There is one spring, Santa Maria, that has water and a shade shelter.

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Mar 21, 2017
Ken Fellman
Left Monument Creek Campsite BL7 at 5:00 am to beat the heat! 9.3mi
Mar 19, 2017
Ken Fellman
Hiked down Hermit then side trail to Monument Creek. Super hot (80 degrees plus) and in the sun made it tough
Mar 13, 2017
David Capo
ow. not well maintained, steep and angry. beautiful 2.5mi
Feb 14, 2017
Megan Kantor
Beautiful trail, more remote than some of the other Grand Canyon trails so there are far fewer people. Several rock falls that require scrambling tho. 5.9mi
Aug 4, 2016
Ryan McNeil
Jun 20, 2016
Stephanie Vito
Apr 4, 2016
Robert Tapling
Day one hike in
Jan 15, 2016
Jessie Smith
5.9mi

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 2 votes

#6

in South Rim

#1785

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  4.5 from 2 votes
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#6

in South Rim

#70

in Arizona

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