Hiking the Grand Canyon

Hiking the Grand Canyon

A Detailed Guide to More Than 100 Trails

John Annerino


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This comprehensive guide to the Grand Canyon features maps, landmarks, geology, history, and more—plus essential tips for planning your trip!

Whether you’re a first-time visitor, a day hiker, or a seasoned canyoneer, you will appreciate the wealth of information packed into this user-friendly guide. Author and expert hiker John Annerino offers detailed descriptions of more than one hundred of the Canyon's best trails, from easy day hikes to adventurous rim-to-river and cross-canyon treks. Plus he shares his extensive knowledge of America’s premier natural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Hiking the Grand Canyon includes:

• An updated map of the Grand Canyon Trails

• Gorgeous contemporary and historical photos

• Vignettes of the Canyon's indigenous peoples, explorers, and trail blazers

• Environment, geology, life zones, natural history, and sacred landmarks

• Preparation, training, clothing, gear, food, maps, hazards, and precautions

• Camping, lodging, guided trips, permits, and resources


John Annerino:
John Annerino is an author and photographer who has been working in the American West and the frontier of Old Mé xico for close to three decades, documenting its natural beauty, indigenous people, and political upheaval. A veteran contract photographer, his photography is archived in the Time Life Picture Collection and has appeared in scores of prestigious publications worldwide, including Time, LIFE, People, Newsweek, Scientific American, Travel & Leisure, New York Times, and National Geographic Adventure. Annerino lives in Arizona.