Thank you for your support over all of these years. Unfortunately CenterFocus Experiences is closing after 10 years of dedicated work to serve the public, our local communities, and our land.
Check out www.phoenixwildernessadventures.com, as they are picking up the same ethic and quality of service that CenterFocus represented during the past decade. The owner of this company was the operations manager for us through all of our experiences here at CenterFocus, and will continue to carry our mission forward.
If looking for canyoneering instruction, you can email ACA certified pro guide Garrett Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org. It has been both a challenging and rewarding chapter in my life running this company, and I wish everyone the best of luck in your future endeavors in the wilderness environments.
Cheers – Garrett Bennett and David Malpas, Founders, CenterFocus Experiences
Grand Canyon Backpacking: Rim to Rim
CenterFocus offers guided rim to rim backpacking trips in Grand Canyon National Park. This trip will take us across the Grand Canyon from North to South while traveling through this National Park.
This rim to rim backpacking trip begins in the heavily forested, wildflower covered environment of the North Rim. We will descend the N. Kaibab trail, stopping at a waterfall at Roaring Springs, the source of Bright Angel Creek and the water supply for the South Rim of the canyon. We spend our first night under the starry sky of the high desert camp of Cottonwood Campground.
The following day, we continue down the North Kaibab Trail hiking along Bright Angel Creek, crossing the river on numerous foot bridges. Along the way we will explore an off-trail side canyon to see Ribbon Falls, a spectacular site! Eventually we will arrive at the Colorado River where we will camp for the evening, near the historic Phantom Ranch.
On the third day we hike along the Colorado River, up Pipe Creek, stopping at some nice swimming holes. From there we tackle the challenging Devil's Corkscrew to Garden Creek. We then follow Garden Creek to Indian Gardens Campground, where we camp in the shade of old cottonwood trees at a site originally used to grow crops by Havasupai Natives. Typically we take a hike out to Plateau Point to enjoy the setting sun from a predominate vista.
The final day we climb through Jacob's Ladder, past ancient pictographs, and high above the Battleship before topping out on the South Rim.
As hikers from around the world are interested in this trip, please try to contact us well in advance.
- - Time: May - November
- - Difficulty Rating: 7/10
- - Distance & Elevation: 24 miles ~ 4600 feet
- - Number of Days: 3 - 5
- - Pricing: Click Here
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