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The beginning of March I met my 2 brothers at Hilltop trailhead to hike into Havasupai Indian Reservation. This was my second trip into Havasupai. We had an absolute blast!! We all packed our own gear in for a 4 night stay. We camped in the campgrounds. I was kind of surprised to see how busy it was this time of year. We went end of February last year and the first night we were the only ones in the campground. I think end of February - beginning of March is the best time to go. We had perfect weather. It was around 80 during the day and probably around mid 40's at night. Absolutely perfect weather. I honestly don't know if I could hike the 10 miles in/out in the summer in sweltering heat. It would just be too hot and miserable for me. We did lots of swimming in the pools. Water was nice. We did a little cliff jumping. The tribal game warden showed us the safe spots to cliff jump below Beaver Falls. It was a lot of fun. We ended up hiking around 35 miles over the 4 nights we were there. I had a GCNP backcountry permit to camp on the Colorado river but we never ended up using it. The hike from Beaver Falls to the Colorado is a slow hike with several water crossings. I think I ended up taking around 400 pictures. Some of them turned out amazing and are a wonderful addition to my photo journal of my trips. I honestly can't wait to go again next year. I think next year we are going to Kayak the Colorado River and then hike up Havasu creek to the Havasupai reservation.
I highly recommend this trip to all. If anyone has any questions, please feel free to ask. It would be my pleasure to help anyone plan a future trip.
My brother Joel heading down the cliffs of Mooney Falls:
We played Frisbee for hours under the falls. Was tons of fun.