Clearly Filtered self-filtering canteen review from the Grand Canyon

Having enough drinkable water can mean life or death when you’re exploring the hot, dry deserts of Arizona. The self-filtering Clearly Filtered canteen can you help you convert almost any water source into drinkable water.

Water trickles through moss-like plants near base of Ribbon Falls

Soak in peace and tranquility at Ribbon Falls in Grand Canyon National Park

Ribbon Falls should be near the top of a list of things to see for anyone planning a hike on the North Kaibab trail in Grand Canyon National Park.

View of hiking trail winding through lush green foliage in Grand Canyon

Hiking Grand Canyon rim to rim: Good, bad and ugly

We had many memorable experiences on our Grand Canyon rim to rim hike. Three in particular fit nicely into the categories good, bad and ugly. See what they are…

Monumental Battleship rock formation rises high from Grand Canyon

Of all the amazing sights to behold at the Grand Canyon, The Battleship rock formation is one of only a … More

Colorado River and Grand Canyon from watchtower at Desert View on South Rim

Do I need a permit to camp in the Grand Canyon?

If you wish to camp anywhere in the park, other than in developed campgrounds on the North Rim or the South Rim, you must obtain a permit from the Backcountry Information Center. Following is a breakdown of the guidelines for when a permit is required and when it is not.

Ooh Aah Point Grand Canyon

Ooh Aah Point in the Grand Canyon

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.” ~ Matthew … More