Tall Tales From The Field

Grand Canyon’s Cape Final

Not sure why they call it Cape Final although if you take one more step at this Grand Canyon rim viewpoint, it will be your final. It’s about a 3,000 foot drop from this point. To get there, you hike two miles through a Ponderosa pine forest with moderate elevation gain. The trail head is a few miles north of the main road to Cape Royal at the North Rim. You can actually obtain a back country permit in order to camp here overnight. I plan to do that sometime soon.

 

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

 

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

 

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

 

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

 

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

 

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

 

The Grand Canyon as seen from Cape Final

 

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4 responses

  1. Magnificent, Michael. It pays to hike a bit to get these views. The colors are incredible. Such a spiritual place.

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    July 18, 2016 at 8:56 AM

  2. Thanks for posting all these beautiful photos. We’re heading to the GC next week–so looking forward to it!

    Liked by 1 person

    July 18, 2016 at 11:04 AM

  3. Such an amazing landscape. You wouldn’t want to go sleepwalking while you camped there!

    Liked by 1 person

    July 18, 2016 at 1:44 PM

  4. Amy

    Made me want to go back there now! Awesome shots, Michael!

    Liked by 1 person

    July 22, 2016 at 1:27 PM

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