Tuweep Update – date posted Jun 26, 2013

Tuweep is at High Clearance RECOMMENDED, its usual condition. Please see photo for any clearance concerns. There is a HIGH likelihood for multiple flat tires from sharp rocks. Travel SLOW to mitigate tire damage. Carry multiple spare tires and/or a vehicle air compressor and tire plugs. When available, a tow truck runs $1,000-$2,000+. When possible, during summer monsoon season travel …

Tuweep Update – date posted Aug 30, 2012

Tuweep is back to High Clearance RECOMMENDED, its usual condition. Please see photo for any clearance concerns. There is a HIGH likelihood for multiple flat tires from sharp rocks. Travel SLOW to mitigate tire damage. Carry multiple spare tires and/or a vehicle air compressor and tire plugs. When available, a tow truck runs $1,000-$2,000+. Yesterday (Aug 29, 2012), storms were …

Backcountry Management Plan – date posted Jul 13, 2012

Backcountry Management Plan Summer 2012 Update Newsletter posted online at www.nps.gov/grca/parkmgmt/bmp.htm Grand Canyon National Park has started work on a Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement. The park’s existing Backcountry Management Plan was completed in 1988 and needs to be updated to comply with current National Park Service laws and policies and the park’s 1995 General Management Plan. Development …