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Jeff, Jonathan and I hiked the Escalante Route in the eastern part of the Grand Canyon, starting from Grandview Point and completing at Lipan Point. We spent 5 nights / 6 days on the trail, with two nights at Tanner Beach as a base for a day hike up the spectacular Beamer Trail.

October 2012
Our routeTypical evening view from El TovarOnly about 5000 feet to go.Well, it was a nice idea.Hance Creek, EveningWhat's the white stuff?On the Tonto Trail, day 2Colorado River from near Ayer PointVishnu TempleTonto TrailGuys, we've lost the trail!Maybe the trail's up here?Camp near Neville RapidsPleiades from Neville Rapids camp.Seventyfive Mile Creek canyonMinor obstacle in Seventyfive Mile Creek canyon.Seventyfive Mile CanyonWatch Your StepPalisades of the Desert from Escalante RouteEscalante Route near Cardenas Canyon