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    RiveroftheWest, helpImdrowning

    We've booked a couple nights in Flagstaff (thank you, Groupon!), and depending on time and energy level, we'll see how far we get.

    Last time I was at the Grand Canyon I ended up carrying a very tired and footsore four-year-old up the Bright Angel.  I was much, much younger then.  

    Thank you for the information and inspiration.  

    There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast.

    by puzzled on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 06:30:59 PM PDT

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    •  that's quite a feat. . . (4+ / 0-)

      toting a kid up the trail. I have seen that lots of times and I sure do admire parents who do that sort of thing, because their kids are getting a real education in more ways than one. And thanks for reminding me about Groupon. I forgot about those folks and sometimes they have outrageous deals. By the way, I used to live in Flag for quite some time and you'll be glad to know you can sleep on or near Rt 66, the less expensive places, and no more train noise. They're not allowed to blow 'em. So, a quieter night's sleep, at least, and on the fairly cheap. Write a diary when you return and share with the rest of us. Remember: always carry the three things a professional guide never leaves home without. . .1) duct tape; 2) vitamin-I (Ibuprofen or similar), and utter balm. The rest is just baggage. HA!

      Treat the world (yourself, and others) as part of a living organism. Everyone and everything will benefit.

      by richholtzin on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 07:23:03 PM PDT

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