The Grand Canyon: Assemble the Right Team

Conquer the canyon with this handy guide

Aug 30, 2013
Outside Magazine
grand canyon hiking group team planning

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Don't forget that you are going on an expedition and group dynamic is essential to everyone's experience. While assembling a group with river skills is helpful, it should be secondary to your crew's people skills. Think of people's work ethic, how they deal with discomfort, and dietary preferences when putting together your crew—these things make a huge difference in three weeks of relying on each other.

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