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Raft the Colorado River

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Hiking To/From Colorado River

Hiking Guidelines

plan-hike-in-out1.jpgDepending on the trip you choose, your adventure with Wilderness River Adventures will either begin or end with a moderate 10-mile hike— to or from the Colorado River. A qualified guide will meet the group and guide the hike.

Guests hiking to the river should pack their own food and drink. A large sandwich, several power bars, crackers, cheese and oranges are recommended—and two quarts of electrolyte supplement drink are essential.

Guests hiking from the river will have their food and drink provided by Wilderness River Adventures.

plan-hike-in-out2.jpgWhether you’re hiking to or from the river, your daypack should also be able to accommodate at least three additional quarts of water, which will be provided by your guide at the beginning of the hike.

Adjustable hiking poles are helpful for anyone with a prior knee, ankle or hip history. Ace Wraps are also recommended for prior injuries. Additionally, we recommend bringing along some Tylenol or Advil—just in case.

We recommend trimming toenails prior to hike, to make downhill hiking more comfortable. And, of course, wear your hat!

For additional information please refer to the hike-planning section of the National Park Service web page.

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Wilderness River Adventures P.O. Box 717 Page, AZ 86040 | 800.992.8022
Photography © Blaine Harrington • Photography © Tony Garcia

Wilderness River Adventures, managed by Aramark, is an authorized concessioner of the National Park
Service, Grand Canyon National Park and Canyonlands National Park.
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