Was your hiking trip to the Grand Canyon unforgettable?

Around 5 million people visit Grand Canyon National Park each year to see the highly distinguished natural landmark stretching 277 river miles, according to the National Park Service. Hikers and backpackers alike come to tackle the difficult terrain.

Cronkite News is reaching out to all hikers, backpackers, explorers and nature junkies to share their experience in the Grand Canyon. How did you prepare? What problems did you run into, if any? Share your story below.

We will not publish your responses without your permission. A journalist from Cronkite News or the Public Insight Network may reach out to you for further questions.

(Photo by Grand Canyon National Park via Creative Commons.)