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Ooh-Aah Point view - storm clouds gathering

This is the view looking north from Ooh Aah Point. on the South Kaibab Trail. O'Neill Butte and Zoroaster Temple in the distance. We had a very special Rim to Rim to Rim backpacking trip with Hartmut from Berlin. This is about 1 mile below the South Rim.

The trail begins with a series of tight switchbacks. This is where ice will most likely be encountered during the winter months. After these initial switchbacks, the trail traverses below Yaki Point to the aptly named Ooh Ah Point (the first panoramic view of the canyon).

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Taken on October 22, 2010