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Home > Climbing, Hiking, Trail Running, and Backpacking > 2007 Climbing, Hiking, Trail Running, and Backpacking > Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim (R2R2R) 50 mile run - November 3, 2007

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49 viewsChris at the North Kaibab Trailhead
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45 viewsNorth Kaibab trailhead parking lot. Sane people park here and end their day.
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54 viewsHeaded back down through the Redwall Formation. The trail through here is AMAZING!
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43 viewsRoaring Springs on the way back down.
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44 viewsLooking up Bright Angel Canyon. Controlled burns were taking place on the rim at the head of this gorge.
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37 viewsLooking back up Roaring Springs Canyon. The wires go from the N Rim developed area to the Roaring Springs pipeline. I'm guessing they generate power from the falls, but possibly it's the other way around.
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52 viewsCrossing over Bright Angel Creek, just below the Roaring Springs caretaker cabin
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36 viewsBright Angel Creek
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42 viewsLooking back up Bright Angel Canyon. The wires are part of an old (now defunct) telegraph line. There are a lot of poles still visible, but not many places with wire still strung up.
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33 viewsNear Ribbon Falls
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41 viewsRunning through the Box, on the way back to Phantom Ranch
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38 viewsThe return trip through the Box is always interminable... it seems much longer than just 4 miles.
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44 viewsThe North Kaibab Trail, in the Box
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47 viewsOne of the four bridges over Bright Angel Creek, in the Box. They come in pairs... one pair very near the south end and one pair very near the north end.
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53 viewsKari modeling her Dirty Girl gaiters.
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77 viewsDirty Girl gaiters are awesome for keeping the mule shit out of your shoes!
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48 viewsCrossing the Colorado River on the Silver Bridge. The mules only use the Black Bridge, as the open grating on this bridge freaks them out.
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66 viewsKari, Chris, and Jonas crossing the Silver Bridge over the Colorado River

Photo by Fritjof Fagerlund
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40 viewsColorado River
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43 viewsColorado River, near Phantom Ranch
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