Photo Review 2 of 2: Grand Canyon, Phantom Ranch and North Kaibab Trail / Bright Angel Creek

A continuation of yesterday’s post which showed photos from the South Kaibab trail and the South Rim, today’s photos are from the bottom of the Grand Canyon.  We entered the canyon via the South Kaibab Trail on Monday and stayed at Phantom Ranch through Friday.  During the week we were working on tamarisk removal along Bright Angel Creek which parallels the North Kaibab Trail.

If you want to see past photo reviews, click HERE.

View from above of Phantom Ranch

View from above of Phantom Ranch where the Bright Angel Creek meets the Colorado River

Foot bridge over Colorado River

Foot bridge over Colorado River

Bright Angel Creek

Bright Angel Creek

View from North Kaibab Trail

View from North Kaibab Trail

view from North Kaibab Trail

view from North Kaibab Trail

View from North Kaibab Trail

View from North Kaibab Trail

Bright Angel Creek

Bright Angel Creek, with people (Jay in green shirt) for scale

Schist, the walls of the inner gorge

Schist, the walls of the inner gorge

View along North Kaibab Trail

View along North Kaibab Trail

Bright Angel Creek

Bright Angel Creek

The only red leafed tree we saw, probably a sumac

The only red leafed tree we saw, probably a sumac

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6 responses to “Photo Review 2 of 2: Grand Canyon, Phantom Ranch and North Kaibab Trail / Bright Angel Creek

  1. So what does the Tamarisk look like close up? Is the Sumac considered an invader?

  2. Ron Stecki/Slide Mule

    Having had the luck to participate in six (6) rafting trips down the Colorado River, I enjoyed the sight of the Bright Angel Bridge because that meant “Phantom Ranch” and the one real flush toilet at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. And, the one place where ice and beer is available, although a can of beer will set you back about $7. Post cards are mailed with the stamp, “delivered by mule”!
    Besides the incredible views and gorgeous rock formations, the pictures lack the sounds of the mighty Colorado River, the many variety of birds, most notably the Swallows,

    • Wow, 6 rafting trips in the Canyon! We have had the once in a lifetime experience of rafting from Lees Ferry to Phantom Ranch on a 10 day oar trip in October. I would love to raft in the Grand Canyon again!

  3. Well, Sharon, I guess it’s not a “once in a lifetime” experience after all!

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