Grand Canyon Guide Resources
This page contains helpful resources as you plan and prepare for your upcoming trek. PDF files can be saved to your phone for quick reference each morning, or evening, and throughout your trip.
As a guide, you are responsible for ensuring our treks comply with the terms of our Commercial Use Authorization Permit and run in accordance with with best practices identified in our Operating Plan.
Commercial Use Authorization PDF
Review our trek pages to know what participants expect out of each experience.
In addition, please review the following pages that were shared with participants to help set expectations for their experience on the trail.
The following documents provide quick reference points for Grand Canyon history, geology and trail information.
TSX Grand Canyon Basic Interp PDF
Bright Angel Trail NPS Overview PDF
Escalante Route NPS Overview PDF
New Hance Trail NPS Overview PDF
Tonto via Hermit-Bright Angel Loop NPS Overview PDF
These files will be printed and available at the office, but are provided here for reference and use in pre-trek preparations.
Pre-Trek Checklist – Master File PDF