We are thrilled to announce that we will have a new expedition for September 2018. We are still in the planning stages but it looks like the mission format will remain the same. Hiking from the north rim, to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, staying two nights at the bottom and then hiking out. … More New Mission planned for September 2018
We are working on the completion of our documentary for this expedition. At this time we are happy to have a two minute trailer for all to view at: Canyon Rising Documentary Teaser . Once the full length documentary is complete, we will post a link here to it.
Our expedition to the Grand Canyon was very rewarding. We successfully hiked from rim to rim, although it wasn’t easy. Our hike down from the north rim was very challenging. It was very steep and that made it challenging for our bilateral amputees, Steve Martin and Matthew Melancon. Imagine the pain as they hiked 14 … More Mission Complete
We are proud to partner with Arizona Outback Adventures for this expedition. They will be our guides for the trek and we will follow the itinerary below. DAY 0, 7 Sept 2016: GATHER IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA Once we all arrive at Sky Harbor Airport, we will then be shuttled to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort. The next morning we … More Expedition Itinerary
An expedition for disabled veterans to hike the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim as motivation to aid in their rehabilitation and provide them with a monumental goal that, once achieved, will give them incentive to lead a fulfilling life. This will take place Fall 2016. This expedition comes after the success of the Kilimanjaro Warrior’s expedition that was completed in February 2014. … More Operation Canyon Rising Introduction