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That's the plan. Since Salt is only 3.4mi from Monument, I figure we can take the trip again the following day before setting up at Salt. At the very least, fill up on water for the day.azbackpackr wrote:If you start your hike in the morning you can have time to set your camp up at Monument, and if you aren't too tired, take a dayhike down to the Colorado River at Granite Rapids, at the bottom of Monument Canyon. It's less than 2 miles to the river.
That's for sure!azbackpackr wrote:Personally I like having my car parked at the END of an open loop trip, rather than having to go get it when I would rather be eating at Maswik cafeteria.
Thank you, I'll have to check that one out.azbackpackr wrote:There is a very good description of your entire hike in Hiking Grand Canyon, by Rod Adkison, a Falcon guidebook.
It varies. I've seen mine effluents in CO that were bright red with mercury. I wouldn't take a drop of those.nonot wrote:Isn't drinking from some streams near old mines like eating at McDonalds? OK for you once, but don't make a habit out of it?