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  • Grand Canyon Treks : 12,000 Miles Through the Grand Canyon - Very complete in terms of the amount of listings, but a somewhat lacking in detailed descriptions.
  • Hiking Grand Canyon National Park (Falcon Guide)- Thorough and well-researched text gives essential information on how to enjoy a safe hiking experience. Additional sections on canyon geology, vegetation, and human history help visitors get the most from their trip.
    The thorough and well-researched text gives essential information on how to enjoy a safe hiking experience. Additional sections on canyon geology, vegetation, and human history help visitors get the most from their trip.
  • Hiking the Grand Canyon (A Sierra Club Totebook)- This updated and expanded Sierra Club book is the definitive guide on hiking the Grand Canyon. Also includes seasoned advice on lodging, hiking equipment and technique, safety, weather and clothing, food requirements, map selection, and wilderness ethics.
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Maps
  • Grand Canyon Trail Map Detailed topographic & trail map of 308,000 acres in central Grand Canyon. 1:40,000 scale covers 8 USGS quads. 291 miles of trails shown with trail ratings, descriptions & statistics. Includes contours, shaded relief, UTM grid, hydrography with springs & drinking water, backcountry use zones for permit planning, and other trip information. Printed on waterproof, tear-tough paper.
  • National Geographic Destination Map Grand Canyon: Part of the NGS's outstanding Destination Series of maps.

 

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