The sound of my alarm going off jolted me awake. I unzipped my sleeping bag and crawled out into the brisk night air. Only a day earlier we had realized that the Petrified Forest allowed wilderness camping. Now, here I was crawling out of my tent and into one of the darkest skies in North America….
Backpacking Havasu Falls and the other waterfalls on the Supai land isn’t easy or cheap. This is what you need to know and what to pack for this journey.
Don’t miss exploring Rock Falls and the hidden oasis of Fifty Foot Falls when visiting the Havasupai Campground and the other waterfalls of Havasu Creek.
The gorgeous blue-green water of Havasu Falls draw people from all of the world. Hiking Beaver Falls and swimming in the travertine pools is a hidden oasis.
The Mooney Falls climb is the most dangerous and challenging part of visiting Havasu Falls. It is a gauntlet of tight tunnels, mud, iron-spikes and chains.
The Havasupai campground is seemingly always full as on any given day only a third of the campers are leaving and being replaced with new campers. The challenge is to find a spot that gives your neighbor at least a little bit of breathing room. The campground is just over a mile long and camping…