The East Rim Trail begins on the east side of Yaki road, where the mule stables are located. While the trail follows the east rim of the canyon, it provides very few opportunities to view the canyon from the trail, as it winds through a pinyon and pine forest.
The East Rim Trail has a maximum elevation of 7,288 ft (2,221 m), a minimum elevation of 7,207 ft (2,197 m), and an elevation gain of 2,382 ft (726 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the East Rim Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|4,233||2.0 mi||7,207 ft||7,288 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|47 min||0.2||2,382 ft||2,061 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|46 min||0.1||2,061 ft||2,382 ft|
The length of the East Rim Trail is 2.0 mi (3.2 km) or 4,233 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the East Rim Trail in 47 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 46 min in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free East Rim Trail topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Grand Canyon National Park topographic maps.
Yes, and it's free! The East Rim Trail is located on the Phantom Ranch topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.
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