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David A.


Mesa, AZ
Hometown: Mesa

Member since:

September 29, 2011

Tell us about your backpacking, canyoneering, or hiking experience.

Backpacking, hiking, and non-technical canyoneering for decades. Canyoneering and rock climbing. Have rack, rope, will travel

What's been your favorite destination to date?

Alaska, Grand Canyon. I like to explore unknown places. I like large eco-systems with great wildlife habitat, and great views.

What's been your toughest trip in the last 2 years? Why?

Canyoneered off Cape Royal (north rim of Grand Canyon) canyoneered/ descended 6,000' down to CO River, hitched ride on raft through 3 named rapids, hiked up S. Kaibab Tr. for a rim 2 rim. I believe I'm the first human to travel from Cape Royal to the River.

Where would you like to go backpacking, canyoneering, or hiking that you haven't gone?

Off trail in Grand Canyon, Utah, Alaska.


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