The Canyon® Get
Ready to Hike The Grand Canyon
The Asperger Initiative At Mercyhurst
20 - 24, 2013
a.i.m. Adventure Inclusions
Welcome to Conquer The Canyon and Team a.i.m. Below
is an overview of the inclusions and itinerary for our adventure
to Grand Canyon. Please note that we are still making a few final
adjustments and my slightly change the order of events that are
listed below. The program will include everything you see below.
The interest form is at the end of this page, so
please complete it and a member of the a.i.m. staff will contact
you very soon to cover the details with you.
Training and Preparation. Conquer The Canyon and The Walking
Connection have successfully led thousands of hikers into, out of
and around Grand Canyon - SAFELY! As part of Team a.i.m.
you'll receive a comprehensive online training program
and schedule, newsletters and information that will fully prepare
you for the rigors of your Grand Canyon adventure.
hikes and a planned adventure itinerary. Grand Canyon is
one of the most recognizable and important adventure destinations
in the world. Conquer The Canyon provides a comprehensive adventure
itinerary filled with just about everything you need to enjoy a
fun, safe and memorable experience. Our expert Grand Canyon guides
will see to it.
support. From your own web page to the helpful staff and
fundraising guidance from Team a.i.m. so your fundraising
will be rewarding and successful.
A fabulous Mission Celebration weekend. Your custom
Arizona adventure itinerary includes ground transportation, hotel
accommodations, expert Grand Canyon guides, most
meals, pre-and post-hike activities, and much more.
unforgettable experience. You will work hard to prepare
yourself for this incredible journey and while you experience Arizona,
you will know you are making a difference in the lives of those
who are deeply affected by the challenges life has presented to
multi-week online hike training program through the Walking
A choice of various Grand Canyon trails with varying levels of
difficulty and challenges.
Arizona Group Ground transportation.
Welcome reception, pre-hike Inspiration Dinner and a Mission Celebration
Fundraising support and material.
much, much more!
Subject To Change. Please note that the details of this itinerary
are subject to change. Many of the planned activities are organized
according to availability, events or seasonal dates, appropriate
weather conditions, schedules of hosts, or the discretion of our
guides. We make every effort to provide the experience described
in the itinerary with the understanding that some things may change.
One - Arrive Arizona - Valley Of The Sun
•Transfer to hotel (included)
reception with drinks and snacks (included)
Two - Arizona Journey
through the Sonoran Desert to the Red Rock Country of Sedona, through
Oak Creek Canyon and onto Grand Canyon.
•Travel from Phoenix to Sedona (included)
•Self-guided hike and picnic lunch in Sedona and Red Rock
State Park. (included)
•Travel from Sedona to Grand Canyon (included)
•Park entry & visit to Grand Canyon Rim (included)
•Mission Inspiration Dinner (included)
Three - Hike Day - Grand Canyon
The Canyon offers a wide range of trails for your Grand Canyon adventure.
While each of the hikes offers differing views and varying degrees
of difficulty, all provide an exciting adventure in Grand Canyon
National Park. You and your team will have the rare experience of
hiking with a Grand Canyon expert guide.
breakfast at hotel (included)
•Trail lunch and snacks (included)
•Guided hike in Grand Canyon (7-9 hour hike)
•Mission Celebration Dinner (included)
Four - Grand Canyon To Page, AZ To Flagstaff
departure for Page, Arizona and our Colorado River River Float Adventure.
Our "calm water" float will stop to view amazing petroglyphs
and lunch. Our guide will detail the history, the past cultures
of people who have traveled this route and teach us about the geology
of the gorge as it changes from Glen Canyon into Grand Canyon. Visit
Walnut Canyon National Monument for a short hike and self-guided
tour of the fascinating cliff dwellings.
at hotel (included)
•Transportation, park entry, and guided river float (included)
•Dinner on your own in Flagstaff
Five - Flagstaff -
Walnut Canyon Monument - Valley Of The Sun
into Walnut Canyon National Monument (included)
•Drop off at hotel
on your own
Six - Valley Of The Sun - Airport
•Transportation to Airport (included)
Grand Canyon with Conquer The Canyon®
receive detailed information about hiking the South Kaibab Trail
in Grand Canyon. We'll set you up with a personal training schedule
and hiking Grand Canyon Online Information and Training Guide to
help get you ready for your entire mission celebration adventure
at Grand Canyon.
is the time to Conquer The Canyon. You can join a team of like-minded
people, support others who need your help, and experience Grand
Canyon in a way few others ever have -- with a fun team of friends,
an expert guide leading the way, one step at a time. Simply complete
this short form below and A.I.M. will contact you
more details. There is NO Obligation, just information.