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The Arizona Mountaineering Club, based out of Phoenix, routinely tackles Canyon clean-up projects in inaccessible areas and assists preventive search and rescue teams.

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Hanging out below the Rim: volunteers rappel over South Rim to clean up the Canyon

Arizona Mountaineering Club volunteers rappel into Grand Canyon to remove trash and debris

The Grand Canyon sees more than five million visitors per year — it also sees its fair share of litter and trash from those visitors.