7704
Arizona
Hiking Granite Gorge and Havasupai
Granite Gorge and Havasupai are some of the best-kept secrets in the Grand Canyon. Come hike these lesser-known wonders as you learn their story, from prehistory to today.
Rating (5)
Program No. 7704ZVT
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,095
Getting There
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At a Glance

Explore the Grand Canyon on foot, from Havasu Canyon to Granite Gorge on the Hualapai Reservation, and experience hiking in beautifully remote off-the-beaten-path locales. While exploring the canyon’s depth and breadth on foot, field-based and evening discussions focus on geology, ecology, regional prehistory, Native American heritage and current river and land management issues.
Activity Level
Challenging
Hike 5-8 miles daily over uneven terrain, high steps, desert vegetation, rocks, elevation changes up to 2,000 feet. Possible ankle-deep creek crossings. Elevations up to 5,200 feet.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Spend two days on the Havasupai Reservation with explorations of the spectacular Havasu, Mooney and Little Navajo waterfalls.
  • Drive to the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon for hiking in pristine lower Sonoran Desert environments.
  • Naturalists share knowledge of the Grand Canyon environs and interpret its geologic, natural and human histories.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Stewart Lasseter
After completing studies in geo-science, natural history and Spanish at the University of Arizona, Stewart Lasseter studied as the protege of a Native American healer, learning from her practices of wholeness, kinesiology, mind-body medicine and dyslexia correction. He has years of experience bringing groups in touch with the natural world, and has completed post-graduate studies in health sciences at Prescott College.
Amy Calhoun
Stewart Lasseter
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