Want to take a break from all those winter adventures, from ice climbing to skiing? Then head for the Grand Canyon, where March can be the best time of year for a backcountry trip down into one of the greatest features on planet Earth. Even if it's snowy and cold up at the rim, conditions can be pleasant in the canyon bottom. And the mild temperatures make the hike back up the rim pleasure.
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An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.
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Try out this 18-mile loop ride on the Arizona Trail. Your end-of-the-day exhaustion only mean you'll be coming back for more.
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A weekend trip through the timeless topography of southeastern Arizona.
True hikers know that the ultimate Grand Canyon experience isn't on the rim with a camera in hand-- it's hiking down the mile-deep gorge.
Glimpse life on the edge at Toroweap overlook on the north rim of the Grand Canyon.
Challenging, dramatic slickrock will make Moab riders envious.
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The maze of single-track in the
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