A 650-Mile Hike To Answer A Complicated Question: Are We Losing The Grand Canyon?

Published: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 5:43pm
Updated: Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:42pm
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Hikers on the Grand Canyon's South Kaibab Trail.

Are we losing the Grand Canyon?

It’s a straightforward, yet complicated question, and it’s the headline of an article in the September issue of National Geographic magazine.

In it, National Geographic writer Kevin Fedarko and photographer Pete McBride take a 650-mile hike through the canyon, and consider what proposed development projects in and around it would mean for one of the country’s most iconic landscapes.

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