Epic Grand Canyon Hike: Frozen Shoes and Low on Food (Part 2)

Almost 200 miles into a journey to hike the length of the Grand Canyon, photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko find that winter has set in. The two face frigid temperatures, snow-obscured terrain, and dwindling food, but they soldier through—into the depths of the magnificent Olo Canyon.
Part two of a three-part series following photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko as they attempt to hike the length of the Grand Canyon, a feat few have accomplished, and explore the challenges that are threatening the future of this iconic national park. Published August 19, 2016

Watch Part 1: A 650-Mile Challenge and Part 3: Thirst and Threats in the Godscape

Read "Are We Losing the Grand Canyon," National Geographic Magazine's in-depth story about the development pressures facing the Grand Canyon.

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