- John Jepkema
- 91:152 year(s)
- United States (Grand Canyon Village)
The oldest person to cross the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim on foot is John Jepkema (USA, b. 8 June 1928) who completed the journey in Grand Canyon Village, Arizona, USA, on 7 November 2019 at the age of 91 years 152 days.
This is not the first time John has hiked the Grand Canyon. He has been to the bottom six times, including four group hikes and two solo trips.