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That's the height of tax season for me. So I would probably go at the end of April. Or in February. I love the Canyon in the winter.azbackpackr wrote:Al, I have done New Hance to Grandview, am thinking of putting in for Grandview to SK in March, I have not hiked that section of Tonto. BUT I would consider Tanner-Beamer or New-Hance-Escalante-Tanner. If you are interested...dates would be right about March 19 to 23 or thereabouts--about 4 nights. Also, I sent you a PM.
From National Park websiteAl_HikesAZ wrote:Anyone with a Backcountry Pass from Hermits TH gets the code to the gate. But I thought they changed the code monthly. The gate is open from Nov 1(?) to March 31(?).
During 2008, Grand Canyon National Park repaved and improved the seven-mile long historic Hermit Road, located on the South Rim between Grand Canyon Village and Hermits Rest.
Busy Season: Road Closed to Private Vehicles (March 1, through November 30)
Free shuttle bus service and commercial tours provide the transportation along the scenic Hermit Road. Vehicles with accessibility permits are permitted.
Winter: Road Open to All Vehicles (December 1, through February 28)The free shuttle buses do not run during the winter months.
Great book. http://hikearizona.com/books.php?REV=1&ID=964 I own it but I haven't written a review for HAZ yet.Canyonram wrote:Wayne Tomasi has good Rim hike trail descriptions in "Grand Canyon Hiking Adventures." He covers all of the South Rim routes in the Inner Canyon as well.