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"May the sun in his course v...

July 3, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 10:04 am

Have a safe and wonderful 2015 4th of July! Grand Canyon Expeditions  Photo: GCE Guide Bobby Skinner

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The heat is on...some summer...

June 22, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 4:43 pm

Knowing your personal limits, drinking adequate water and food consumption are absolutely essential to the success of any Grand Canyon Expedition… particularly in the heat of the summer!  Oh, did I mention… staying wet and cool as well? Text:  Grand Canyon / NPS & Photo: GCE Guest Photographer Tom Blagden

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Every boulder...tells a stor...

June 10, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 12:29 pm

“Sense how, Even the smooth stones ache With stories of their own In the shuddering light of day.” ― Scott Hastie Above Photo: GCE guest / Aiden M This type of erosion is corrasion, not to be confused with corrosion. This is where the river’s load acts almost like sandpaper removing pieces of rock as […]

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To the grandest days of your...

June 2, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 1:43 pm

“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet.”  Unknown source   Photo: GCE guests  John Brega and John B.

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Only in your dreams...or com...

May 22, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 8:44 am

The illuminated blue glow is from a GCE guest’s tent on a crisp April evening. It truly shares the incredible night sky and the grandness of the canyon. PHOTO: 2015 GCE guest, Victor Aaen  

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The legends of our past and ...

May 15, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 9:43 am

“You see, I had been riding with the storm clouds and had come to earth as rain and it was drought that I had killed with the power that the Six Grandfathers gave me”. ~Black Elk Black Elk was born in 1863 on the Little Powder River, in what is now Wyoming. Like his father […]

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Bright Angel Shale-the rainb...

May 7, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 11:48 am

The Cambrian Bright Angel Shale consists of green and purple-red siltstone and shale which is inter-bedded with red-brown to brown sandstones with an average thickness: 350-500 ft. This formation was deposited as the sea level rose about 515 million years ago during the early to middle Cambrian period. As the sea covered the beach-like environment […]

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This is possibly, the GRANDE...

May 2, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 11:53 am

Contact: John Dillon / GCROA Phone: (928) 556-0669 Email: john@gcroa.org Date: April 30, 2015 River Outfitters Run Hybrid-Electric Motor Through Entire Grand Canyon / Date: April 30, 2015 Flagstaff, Ariz.. For the first time in history, a hybrid-electric outboard motor has completed an entire Grand Canyon river trip. For nearly eighty years commercial river outfitters […]

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Ani Eastwood and she can run...

April 27, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 5:05 pm

Ani Eastwood has been with our GCE family for over a decade now. In addition to her skills as an artist, a masseuse and a certified Trip Leader for Grand Canyon Expeditions!  Please see our 2015 Riverwear, introducing GCE’s ALL NEW customized river logo tee by Ani!     PHOTO: GCE 2014 Guest, Linda B Meet Ani […]

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We are live TODAY as our 201...

April 7, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 9:01 am

The time has come and that time is now. We all really need to… get a grip on it! “Life is like a roller coaster.  It has its up and downs. But it’s your choice to scream or enjoy the ride!”  anonymous Photo: 2014 GCE guest Tony Hein            

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