Hiking the South Kaibab Trail - Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten

Map: South Kaibab Trail

I was up at dawn on Tuesday. The Canyon was calling to me. I hiked with a ranger 1,300 feet (420 m) below the rim to Cedar Ridge (top center). 

The South Kaibab Trail follows a ridge out to Skeleton Point allowing for 360-degree views of the canyon.

The Grand Canyon is not for Sunday morning hikers

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The South Rim of the Canyon with West Rim Drive in bottom left foreground.