Rachel Mercado

Last September, Mr. Mountain Man and I, along with my sister, made the ten mile trek to the beautiful Havasu Falls located in the southwest part of the Grand Canyon.  With the promise of beautiful blue water against a red rock backdrop, we set out with a week’s worth of supplies on our backs.  The trail began at Hualapai Hiltop, and traversed down through the canyon to the Supai Village.  Just beyond the village lay our destination, the campgrounds and all those gorgeous waterfalls.

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The trail wound down through the canyon, passing through wide gullies, under rocky ledges, and featured a surprising amount of green foliage.

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It took us about five hours to hike in, due to the fact that we were keeping a leisurely pace. I imagine the hike could be done in three and a half to four hours.

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Yes that is Mr. Mountain Man at the top…

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