Southwest Vacation Day 7: Grand Canyon Bright Angel Trail and Sunset

June 13, 2012

We did the Bright Angel trail down to Indian Gardens. It’s a 9.2 mile round-trip hike and has an elevation change of 3,050 feet.

At the 3 mile rest house on our way down we encountered a mule deer looking for water. It did not really care that we were less than 10 feet away.

Somewhere along the trail:

At Indian Garden:

From Indian Garden, looking back up toward the trailhead:

The Cacti at Indian Garden:

Back at the Bright Angel trailhead after our hike:

Later that night we went to Yavapai Point to see the sunset:

None of the pictures I took of the actual sunset really turned out on account of me not knowing I should have adjusted the white balance. This is possibly one of the better ones:

 

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