Havasupai trip 10/8

2 Night meet up to Havasupai Falls! (Hike down Weds 10/9 6:00am, Hike up 10/11)

My friend and I are visiting from Michigan to do this hike and would like to take a group with us! We will be staying the night prior in Seligman (~84 miles from the hilltop) and driving in early to start the hike. Maybe carpooling can be arranged in the comment section for those who live close to each other. Anyone wishing to split the cost of a mule $95 one way- carries 130lbs please let me know!

Itinerary:.
We will begin the 8 mile hike to the village of Supai from Hualapai Hilltop at 6:00 AM on Wednesday 10/9. Once in Supai we can pick up our permits and pay the required fees. Fees are: $35 entrance fee, $5 environmental fee and camping fee of $17/per night plus 10% tax. Please call[masked] to make YOUR OWN reservations. I have been told that there are plenty of spots available. After we pay we will proceed hiking 2 more miles to the campground.
When we get there you are free to explore on your own or you may join us. After setting up camp we plan to spend the day at Little and Big Navajo falls and Supai falls. The next day (Thursday) we plan to relax and swim at Mooney falls (0.5 miles from campground) and Beaver falls. We will Hike back on Friday 10/11.

About the hike:
The first 1.5 miles is switchbacks descending 2200 ft. The trail is rugged and rocky. Please wear well-fitted and comfortable hiking boots or hiking shoes. Then the trail carves through a narrow canyon as you make your way to the village. The remaining hike is a very gradual downhill hike through mostly dry canyon that feels quite flat much of the time. It is recommended to bring 2-3 Liters of water and you may need more for the way back.The last 1.5 miles is sandy. Prepare to leave early Friday morning as the way back up can take twice as long and the last mile up the switchbacks is quite steep. Please prepare by reading as much as possible about the environment and geography at http://www.havasupaifalls.net Water shoes are suggested for the water activities and it can get very cold at night so pack strategically.

About the camp:
Again, please make your own reservations. No campfires are permitted. However, camp stoves are allowed. There are picnic tables at many of the sites that will make cooking a bit easier. The river is typically quite clear, so we will be able to filter water directly from it. Temps average upper 70's in the day and upper 40's in the night.

If anyone is interested in carpooling/gear sharing it can be discussed in the comments section. My personal email is [masked] if anyone would like to contact me.
Happy Hiking! Cant wait to see you all! :)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    My daughter was going to come from So Calif and celebrate her birthday on this trip but now can't make it. I know it will be an awesome trip; have a great time to those going.

    September 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      awe im sorry to here that! thankyou! this will be my first time! i sure hope there are other people there! im nervous cuz its a wednesday trip! maybe next time we will see each other there! :)

      1 · October 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Look forward to seeing pictures!

      1 · October 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I AM CHANGING THE HIKE START TIME TO 7 or 7:30!! PLEASE CALL OR TEXT ME ANYTiME at[masked]!!

    September 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Less than two weeks! Is anyone up for splitting a mule??!

    September 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    One month hikers! Still looking for takers on the mule...

    September 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey hikers! I want to reserve a mule is anyone up for mule sharing??!

    August 24, 2013

  • Dave C.

    Girlfriend just informed me that I will be on the beach in San Diego that week, have fun out there.

    August 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Awe bummer!

      August 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    2 months!!! Whoohoo!

    August 15, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Get your reservations made!!

      August 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is anyone up for splitting a mule there and back? It can hold up to 130lbs. 90 one way so far me and Lindsay b are in! (We will be using the helicopter to bring our stuff back- only $20 but unfortunately it does not fly on our hike down date)

    July 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Remember to make your OWN reservations! Can't wait to see you all there! :)

    July 10, 2013

  • McKee L.

    There is a spring at the campground that is potable. You do not need to think about filtering the river.

    June 26, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thankyou!

      June 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hiii um LindyLou can I come too??

    June 26, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Of course lindsay b!!! Your the whole reason I found this trip!

      June 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yeaaaah this is the coolest trip ever!

    June 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awe sorry Lisa! It's the best month to go there due to the heat! :/ have fun in Iceland!!

    June 26, 2013

  • Lisa

    Why is everyone going in early October? I get back from an Iceland trip two days before so i won't be up for the hike just yet. Have wanted to go for years though!

    June 26, 2013

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