A short little getaway prior to Fritz's Conference in Phoenix.
We managed to get in two days of hiking down into the canyon before the public park was shutdown to us, the public.
Along the way we chatted with people from all over the globe including an older-than-us couple in the final steps of a five day rim to rim journey, another duo just taking the first steps on their matching trek, and children from New Zealand who just wanted to get to Disneyland.
And then there were these encounters:
I was just proud to have the guts to go down a bit....and make the climb back up.
We made it about as far at the red dot, a three hour hike.