Grand Canyon Caverns Inn
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Today is our last full day in the Grand Canyon and we wanted to spend it on a memorable hike. We've done the two more common hikes – Bright Angel and South Kaibab. This leaves the Hermit’s Rest Trail which is the most historic but also most difficult hike. To get there we took the free shuttle bus across the western rim of the park – it’s about a 40 min ride but the views all the way there are great.
... country and western live music playing outside in the bars, classic cars driving thro and people just having a ball like us. Final stop Seligman- we didn't get to see Angel- the old barber who showed on Billy Connolly's Route 66 program. We did meet his brother Joe- 92 and born and lived in the town all his life. He said; the day the Interstate 40 opened, the traffic stopped going thro their town. You could lie in the road and you wouldn't see a car for days! ...
This morning we had an early start and got into the visitor centre at Grand Canyon east about 8.30ish. We parked in the centre and took a bus journey which in all together if u stay on takes 80 minutes, but we stopped several times and walked twice between the stops too. This took use westerly along the Grand Canyon rim, to Hermits rest, where the views of the canyon were spectacular. The morning started cloudy and a little chilly, but by 11am, we were very hot ...
There's no sleeping late in the Grand Canyon campsites....folks are up at all hours beginning their hikes for the day and trying to beat the heat. Plus the sun is up shortly after 5 am. In spite of this, we managed to sleep until around 6:30, then pulled breakfast together and planned the day's hike to Mooney and then Beaver Falls.
In our minds, this hike was to be more of the same of yesterday's gentle downhill ...
We'd seen a variety of car headlights coming to and leaving from the trailhead during the night, and we woke up to start packing up only to notice a tent not 10 feet in front of our car. You can only be so quiet in packing up a car but the snoring from the tent continued so all was good.
We drove back to the main lot, found it still full, and had to drive back out to find a roadside spot to park the car for the 2 days we'd be ...