Grand Canyon Skywalk

  • Road to nowhere – now paved 14.01.10

    One Third Of Paving Completed On Unpaved Road To Grand Canyon West, Hualapai Tribe To Move Forward With Second Phase Of Paving. The first phase of paving Diamond Bar Road, the infamous road leading to Grand Canyon West, is now completed and we have recorded the entire process with the best night vision camcorders. The […]

  • Skywalk on National Geographic Channel 23.03.09

    Grand Canyon Skywalk Documentary To Premiere April 2, 2009 At 8 PM ET/PT On The National Geographic Channel. In-Depth Documentary to Feature Exclusive Interviews as well as Never Before Seen Footage of the Construction and Competed Structure Grand Canyon West, owned by the Hualapai Tribe, in partnership with National Geographic Channel announces the premiere of […]

  • Peach Springs, Arizona: A Nearly Forgotten Town Reconnecting To The World 06.08.08

    The Hualapai Lodge On Historic Route 66 Now Offers Free Wireless Internet To All Guests PEACH SPRINGS, AZ (August 6, 2008) Peach Springs is a small town located on a remote portion of Route 66 in Northwestern Arizona that is void of many modern conveniences, including cell phone reception. Yet, it has been an essential […]

  • ?Making Of? the Grand Canyon Skywalk 29.05.08

    The Skywalk At Grand Canyon West Partners With National Geographic Channel To Produce An Exclusive ?Making Of? Documentary Documentary To Include Never-Before-Seen Footage On The Creation of the Glass Walkway Built Nearly 4000 Feet Above The Canyon Floor GRAND CANYON WEST, AZ (May 29, 2008) Grand Canyon West, owned by the Hualapai Tribe, in partnership […]

  • How much does the Grand Canyon Skywalk cost? 29.05.08

    One of the most common questions I get is How much does the Grand Canyon Skywalk cost? the short answer has been $75 per person (originally) but that’s no longer correct. It’s currently $86.81 for one person (after taxes and fees) – parking is free. OK, so here’s the breakdown: The Hualapai Legacy Package costs […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk Celebrates One Year Anniversary 20.03.08

    To Commemorate The Public Opening, Skywalk Buy One Get One Free Vouchers Will Be Given To Those Who Book Reservations In Advance For March 28 1099 GRAND CANYON WEST, AZ (March 19, 2008) Last year on March 28, 2007 thousands of people lined up to be some of the first to experience the Grand Canyon […]

  • 14 miles of hell – no more 13.07.07

    Grand Canyon West Gets the ?Green Light? to Pave the Road to Success The Infamous Road to Grand Canyon West Goes Out to Bid for Pavement 1093 GRAND CANYON WEST, ARIZ. ? July 12, 2007 ? Grand Canyon Resort Corporation, wholly owned by the Hualapai Tribe, has announced that all lawsuits pertaining to Diamond Bar […]

  • Pictures of the Grand Canyon Skywalk 11.07.07

    There are a lot of visitors to my site that may not be aware of the fact that I went to the Grand Canyon Skywalk when it first opened back in March of 2007. While it has gotten some bad reviews, you can still see pictures I took before the camera ban was in place. […]

  • Road to Grand Canyon Skywalk Will Eventually be Paved 17.05.07

    Improvements to Diamond Bar Road in Progress Road to Grand Canyon West Will Eventually be Paved 1138 GRAND CANYON WEST, ARIZ. ? May 17, 2007 ? the 14 mile stretch of unpaved Mojave County road leading to Grand Canyon West has been approved by the county for widening and temporary improvements until the road is […]

  • Skywalk dirt road 29.04.07

    If you’ve read the reviews, you probably heard about the 14 mile dirt road leading to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Many have asked why they didn’t pave the road before opening the Skywalk to the public. Well, the short answer is…they couldn’t. The unpaved portion of road is actually county land and has to be […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk reviews 17.04.07

    Long time readers may be familiar with my coverage of the Grand Canyon Skywalk and have even expressed interest in going. And while I enjoyed my recent trip to the Skywalk, others have not. So in the spirit of fairness I give you some recent reviews by people who have gone to the Grand Canyon […]

  • Pictures from the Grand Canyon Skywalk 29.03.07

    Last Tuesday I attended the ceremonial “First Walk” for the Grand Canyon Skywalk and was able to take some pictures from the Glass Bridge. Now before I go on I must ask that you not “borrow” any of my pictures as they bring traffic to my site which in turn helps pay for the service. […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk – Video 24.03.07

    Here’s a video made of the Grand Canyon Skywalk near it’s completion.

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk – Open to the Public 23.03.07

    Grand Canyon Skywalk to Open to the Public on March 28 at 10 a.m. THIS WILL BE LAST DAY FOR MEDIA TO BRING CAMERAS ON THE SKYWALK AND LAST DAY FOR FREE MEDIA TOURS 930 WHO: General public, Skywalk ticket winners and eBay auction winners. WHAT: First chance for public to experience the Grand Canyon […]

  • I am Luke Skywalker 22.03.07

    It’s 7am and we’re rushing through the lobby of the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas trying to catch our bus. It isn’t a tedious task to find the best casinos in Vegas with the best offers, especially when we have reviewers to get vegas crest bonus codes in the city. The bus is […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk on Google Maps 21.03.07

    With the recent opening of the Grand Canyon Skywalk, I thought it would be good to locate the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Google Maps since there is no Skywalk address. The Skywalk is located here… View Larger Map Where is the Grand Canyon Skywalk? The white patch of ground is where the Skywalk is (not […]

  • The Skywalk was great! 21.03.07

    The Grand Canyon is indeed a very big hole in the ground. It is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and more than a mile (6,000 feet / 1,800 meters) deep. It is the result of constant erosion by the Colorado River over millions of years. One popular attraction is […]

  • Walk the Skywalk 12.03.07

    So the Grand Canyon Skywalk is scheduled to open March 28th, 2007 with a historic “First Walk” by Dr. Buzz Aldrin on March 20th, 2007. Now guess who else will be there, go on, guess…ok, don’t stain yourself. The answer is me (and PhotoJulia) I’m one of the few (hundred) media types to be invited […]

  • Dr. Buzz Aldrin to Lead Ceremony for Historic First Walk 09.02.07

    Apollo 11 Astronaut Dr. Buzz Aldrin, known for making historic first steps on the moon, will lead the ?First Walk? on the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Tuesday, March 20. 901 During the private ceremony, Aldrin will make history again by taking the first steps onto the U-shaped glass walkway suspended 4,000 feet above the Colorado […]

  • U-Shaped Steel Structure of The Skywalk at Grand Canyon West Prepared for Placement 10.01.07

    Structure Jacked Seven Feet in the Air Just 20 Feet from the Canyon?s Edge 873 The ?U? shaped steel structure, which will support the glass floor and side rails for The Skywalk, was lifted off the ground seven feet during the phase of the construction that prepares the walkway for placement. The construction team jacked […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk to open March 28, 2007 08.12.06

    Grand Canyon West Announces March 28, 2007 As The Official Public Opening Of The Skywalk Rollout And ?First Walk? Events Also Scheduled 818 LAS VEGAS ? December 8, 2007 ? Grand Canyon West, a destination owned and operated by the Hualapai Tribe at the Grand Canyon?s western rim, announces March 28, 2007 as the official […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk Pictures 22.11.06

    Update: The Grand Canyon Skywalk is now open and I have included some pictures from the First Walk ceremony. I hope this isn’t too much of a teaser post but my friend Kathy just got back from a trip to the Grand Canyon and visited the site for the Grand Canyon Skywalk and took some […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk Wins Award 16.11.06

    The Skywalk at Grand Canyon West Wins Popular Science 2006 ?Best of What?s New? Award 86 LAS VEGAS ? November 15, 2006 ? The Skywalk at Grand Canyon West has been chosen to receive a 2006 ?Best of What?s New? award from Popular Science magazine in the Engineering category. ?The Hualapai Tribe, owner of Grand […]

  • Glass Rails Arrive at Grand Canyon Skywalk 16.10.06

    The glass for The Skywalk?s side rails ? technically referred to as ?balustrades? ? arrived onsite Tuesday, October 10 at Grand Canyon West. The side rails will be 1.5 inches thick (38 millimeters) composed of two layers of glass with one layer of structural interlayer. The materials are placed, ready for installation, next to the […]

  • Steel Welding Process Underway for The Skywalk at Grand Canyon West 26.07.06

    “Update” grand canyon skywalk opening. The First-ever 4,000-Foot High Cantilever-Designed Glass Bridge in the Grand Canyon is Scheduled for Placement by September DATE: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 163 WHAT: The process of welding the steel beams for the glass cantilever-designed bridge, The Skywalk, is now underway. Shortly after the steel is fitted and welded together […]

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk 15.02.06

    Plan your trip to see the Grand Canyon Skywalk today. You will find resources for your Grand Canyon trip such as Grand Canyon lodging or you can take a guided Grand Canyon tour at GrandCanyon.com. See also: Steel Welding Process Underway for The Skywalk at Grand Canyon West I received this update from Renee Rietgraf […]

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