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Old Bright Angel Trail - South Rim is a 0.89 mile one way hike with 6 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 2 miles north-northeast of Grand Canyon Arizona. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Now an unmaintained off-trail route, this is the old alignment of the Bright Angel trail on the South Rim, east of the current, officially maintained Bright Angel trail, beginning at the Tonto trail and heading down from there. This is a dangerous route and should not be attempted by hikers who are not experienced with off-trail hiking in the Grand Canyon.
Check out the Official Route and Triplog.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.