Cinco de Mayo: Backcountry Hydration Essentials

Grand Canyon Backcountry Margaritas Recipe

Celebrate without limits.

From deep in the Grand Canyon backcountry, ambassador Rich Rudow demonstrates his preferred way to mix up some ultralight margaritas while offering personal speculation into what ancient agave roasting in the region was really about.

Recipe: Backcountry Margaritas


  • Water
  • Tequila
  • Crystal Light (or similar) Lemonade Mix


  • Mix water + tequila.
  • Add lemonade mix.
  • Shake + drink.
  • Enjoy.