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Shutdown Ends Just in Time for Life-changing Grand Canyon Hike

5 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Transport

By Heather Lombardo
For thirteen months, Karen Skinner, General Manager of Operations with Travel and Transport, had been carefully planning a once-in-a-lifetime adventure: to hike down into the splendor of the Grand Canyon, spend two nights at the bottom - exploring its shadowy ledges and the gushing Colorado river, then hiking back to the top.
Karen did everything possible to prepare. She reserved her spot at the high-demand Phantom Ranch , a rustic lodge at the foot of the canyon that's accessible only by mule, hiking or rafting. She trained for the hike by climbing 100 stairs to her...
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