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GCE 2016 river reservations!...

March 1, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 9:38 am

LIVE TODAY! 2016 GCE river schedule is up and running! Make your reservation today for this expedition of a lifetime!  photo: GCE 2014 guest William M. “Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!”…Sitting Bull

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"Thinking will not overcome ...

February 26, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 11:45 am

The threat of massive development at the Confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado Rivers in Grand Canyon…just say NO! The one and only Little Colorado River… Grand Canyon /Photo: GCE 2014 guest Chris M Let’s protect and defend our natural wonder of the world… Grand Canyon FOREVER. PLEASE see links for the details on […]

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That's not a hoodoo...is it?...

February 23, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 3:23 pm

A rock pinnacle, rock tower, rock spire or a rock needle is an individual column of rock isolated from other rocks or groups of rocks in the shape of a vertical shaft or spire. Helping to sculpt this spire is erosion, the gradual wearing away  of earth surfaces through the action of wind, sand and […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day to a...

February 13, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 10:52 am

Look close at the cactus spines and the resemblance to a fishhook…Fishhook Cactus. Photo: GCE guest, Jim Ellers

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The shape of things to come ...

February 2, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 4:42 pm

A mesa is an isolated, flat-topped hill or mountain with steep sides that is smaller in area than a plateau. A butte is also a flat-topped hill with steep sides, though smaller in area than a mesa.The surface areas of mesas and buttes will vary. Some simply define a mesa as a landform that is […]

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Only here in Grand Canyon......

January 26, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 12:16 pm

Question: Where on earth can you see billion year old rock formations, brilliant starlit nights, hear the roar of the rushing Colorado River and become one with the water? Answer: Grand Canyon Expeditions! Photo: Marco P, 2014 GCE guest    Photo: Marco P, 2014 GCE guest        

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Springtime in the Canyon is ...

January 20, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 10:41 am

2015 is here, let's get this...

January 9, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 2:50 pm

We are just a few months away from starting our 2015 river season and GCE’s 51st year in operation as an authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service in the Grand Canyon. It is truly one of the most spectacular family vacations anywhere in the world…come and join us! Photo: 2014 GCE guest / Maury […]

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Wishing one and all a GRAND ...

January 1, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 2:22 pm

“Sometimes we are lucky enough to know our lives have been changed, to discard the old, embrace the new and run headlong down an immutable course.  It happened to me… on that summer’s day when my eye were opened to the sea.”  -Jacques Yves-Cousteau Like Jacques, our eyes were opened, but not to the sea, […]

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Grand Canyon Expeditions 201...

December 15, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 3:36 pm

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. -Helen Keller Come and experience the magic of the Grand Canyon with Grand Canyon Expeditions in 2015. The river is calling… Photo Credit: GCE guest / Marco P.

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