Since it will be a few years before I make it on this hike, I thought I’d share this wonderful photography. Thanks, Ryan!

ryan johnson FILMS+PHOTOGRAPHY

It was an absolutely crazy idea, but it could be done.

My father-in-law had done it before, and he was the one that convinced my dad and I to do it with him and a friend. A four man team, crossing the Grand Canyon, North Rim to South Rim in one day. It would be like walking a marathon, but through the Grand Canyon. I trained for a few months before, running stairs and preparing my knees. Physically I knew I would be fine, but I was trying to figure out the photo aspect of it. You can’t cross the Grand Canyon and not take photos (especially when you’re a professional photographer).

I decided to walk all 24ish miles with my Canon 5D strapped around my neck, with a lightweight 50mm 1.8 lens. That’s it. It was first and foremost a hike, and we had to keep walking. I didn’t…

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About Newfoundland Traveller

I'm a Newfoundlander with a love of reading, writing and travelling. I've travelled around our province and lived in four provinces of Canada. I love a good book and a good blog. My family means the world to me, and some day I hope to travel to many countries of the world with my husband and sons' families.
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4 Responses to

  1. Great shots of the Grand Canyon. Thanks for sharing. Not sure I would be able to make the walk but nice to read about it. Hope you get to do it someday.

  2. Wonderful photos; this is one place I’ve never been, but would like to someday! Thanks for sharing!

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