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From: "Akavar Dylutra" <akavar@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 1:01 PM
Subject: [OM] Re: Q: Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon
> Then you will need to hike down the 5,000 feet to the canyon floor and
> back up 3,000 feet to the south rim where you started. That can be quite
> a physical exertion.
You definitely want to carry sufficient water and high energy snacks.
Raisins work quite well for the latter. Not things that tend to melt, like
chocolate. Quoting my wife who hiked it when she was 19. She spent that
summer working in the cafeteria at the Canyon.
Paul in Portland OR
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