Bright Angel Trail Elevation

Over 4.5 million spectators visit the Grand Canyon National park each year. Few of them, about 1% make it to the bottom of the canyon via the Bright Angel Trail and spend a night below the rim. Close to 25,000 people alsoraft Grand Canyon and about half of these trips start or end at river […]

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How Long Does It Take To Hike The Bright Angel Trail?

How long does it take to hike the Bright Angel Trail? This question comes up rather frequently and it isn’t as easy to answer as one may think. The truth is, the amount of time it takes to hike the trail is up to the individual. Factors such as whether you are ascending or descending, […]

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Bright Angel Trail Distance

The Bright Angel Trail is known as one of the most beautiful, well kept trail in the great American west. This trail is managed by the National Park and is a required hike for some Grand Canyon raft trips which either begin or end at river mile 88. Upper canyon trips ascend this trail at […]

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Grand Canyon Rafting - Advantage Grand Canyon

Whitewater Rafting Basics

  Whitewater rafting is truly an exciting adventure that is often considered a once in a lifetime bucket list trip. In addition, it is an activity that anyone can join. This is mainly possible because commercial whitewater rafting trips are well organized and guided by experts with years of experience. If you have or are contemplating booking a whitewater rafting […]

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Grand Canyon rafting

Whitewater Rafting: Adventure Sports At It’s Best

Sports are often seen as those played within courts and fields. What people usually forget is that aside from indoor sports, there is an abundance of nature-based sports. These sports make the most of what nature has to offer including those found in oceans, mountains, rivers, canyons for example. Adventure sports have been increasingly popular over the past decade through […]

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rafting types

Motorized Rafting vs. Paddle, Oar and Dory Rafting

Rafting in the Grand Canyon is generally divided into two, namely motor and non-motor rafting vessels. The latter is further divided into three main categories which are the paddle, oar and dory. The type of raft may vary dependent on the needs, time allowances or constraints and ability to hike into or out of the […]

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Rafting Tours in the Grand Canyon

Tips to Choosing the Best Grand Canyon Rafting Trips for You

Whitewater rafting excursions or trips can be very exciting, fun-filled, and a journey that brings family members closer. You’d also get the chance to explore the unspoiled and pristine beauty of this incredible ecosystem, far from the hustle and bustle of heavily polluted and highly stressful city living. No Facebook, Twitter, Email, voicemail, video games […]

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packing for a rafting trip

How To Pack For A Rafting Trip

Going on a rafting trip can be one of the greatest adventures you will ever have. We at Advantage Grand Canyon help clients book their Grand Canyon rafting adventure trips which typically needs to be done several months (even up to a year) in advance.  If this is your first rafting trip then we know how anxious you […]

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