I Want to Hike the Grand Canyon

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    DREAM For Me

    This has always been a dream of mine.  Several years ago I became paralyzed after surgery.  Until recently The prognosis has been I will never walk again.  I have been regaining some feeling in my legs and feet recently.  I'm still leaving this goal on my list...
    memorieslost memorieslost
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2008

    Venture Down

    I hiked down the canyon to the colorado river with a couple of friends some years back.   We camped one night and made or way back up the next day.  It was an experience of a lifetime!  To be surrounded by such beauty and grandeur... one cannot help but feel...
    PobbleToes PobbleToes
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2008

    I've Been to Both the North and South Rims

    I want to go back to the Grand Canyon and do a rim to rim hike.  At least hike to the Colorado River.  I can't get enough of the Grand Canyon.
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    Jun 17, 2008

    It Would Be Amazing

    Hiking the Grand Canyon would be so incredible and rewarding. Also adveterous, fun, and good exercise.
    smilingthroughthepain smilingthroughthepain
    Nov 17, 2008

    I did a few years ago in late January.

    Started at the south rim, went down the North Kaibab trail to Phantom Ranch were I explored a few miles of the north side and then stayed overnight, and returned to the south rim on the Bright Angel. Luckily I was carrying crampons because it snowed heavily for the last three...
    roadcyclist roadcyclist
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015

    I Did!

    Well, to a certain extent. My family and I spent 10 days rafting down the grand canyon, camping on the beaches, ******** in a bucket, and taking hikes all through the beautiful scenery. Jumped over some scary cliffs, to be honest with you. Was one of the coolest experiences...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    Nov 17, 2008
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