One of the best stop on a road trip from last summer: the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, in the middle of Colorado.
North Vista Trail: 10km to enjoy the view over the canyon
Km: 11 (7 miles)
Where to begin: behind the pit toilet of the ranger cabin, find the sign that says “Wilderness” (there’s actually a sign that says that)
Fuel: trail mix, banana and apple compote
People on the trail: 2, + us, many squirrels
The North Rim Road
5 points of view: The Narrows, Balanced Rock View, Big Island View, Island Peaks View and Kneeling Camel View.
2,772 feet deep, 850 m.