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Diamond Peak...Lees Ferry an...

October 13, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 2:11 pm

Diamond  Peak at an elevation of 3,512 feet. On its journey from the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River travels over 1450 miles, with an average drop of 8 to 10 feet per mile through the Grand Canyon. This is our landmark to share with our guests on how far they have descended on their trip […]

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Oohs and aahs from Grand Ca...

October 3, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 1:52 pm

One of the world’s natural wonders, the iconic Grand Canyon draws oohs and aahs from visitors perched at the edge of its towering cliffs. Carved by the copper-colored Colorado River, the colorful rock layers record billions of years of history and hide many unique species. Still the number one most amazing fact about the Grand […]

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Our logo and proud of it... ...

September 26, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 12:19 pm

Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. -Henry Rollin                                               THE TRES AMIGOS…                                                   “keep your nose in the wind, and your eyes along the skyline September 26, 2014  is a sad day here as we shut our doors for this river season. […]

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Welcome my friends to the s...

September 19, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 5:13 pm

 GUEST PHOTO(S): Janet Beagle August 2014 You’ll never know if you are going to get FLASHED TOO and it makes you feel good! So,  have another little piece of my heart now, baby, hey You know you got it child, if it makes you feel good. Janis Joplin    

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RIM FALLS

September 11, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 4:00 pm

RIM FALLS…The rain drops on the lens say it all…August 2014, one of the most incredible sights I have ever seen in 36 years of running river! Watching and living in the eye of the storm as the river boils with rain and hail…then erupting into her magic and displaying a lesson in erosion at […]

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"Growth is the evidence of l...

August 25, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 2:23 pm

“There are approximately 1,737 known species of vascular plants, 167 species of fungi, 64 species of moss and 195 species of lichen found in Grand Canyon National Park. This variety is largely due to the 8,000 foot elevation change from the river up to the highest point on the North Rim. Grand Canyon boasts a […]

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Can you hear me now...The se...

August 8, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 8:37 am

Proposed Gondola For Grand Canyon’s Rim Has Community On Edge by Laurel Morales August 04, 2014 3:33 AM ET http://www.npr.org/2014/08/04/337144825/proposed-gondola-for-grand-canyons-rim-has-community-on-edge.  audio /cut & paste 4 min 3 sec The place where the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers meet on the floor of the Grand Canyon is known as the Confluence. Many see it as holy […]

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One on one, for some very se...

July 30, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 3:34 pm

What weighs in at 280 pounds, is a herbivore/vegetarian, survives in a harsh desert environment, lives up to 15-20 years, climbs steep, rocky terrain with speed and agility, detects potential predators with keen eyesight and may go without visiting water for weeks or months? It is the Ovis Canadensis Nelsoni / The Desert Bighorn! The […]

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It is useless to put on you...

July 22, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 10:56 am

I  know it’s hard to look past Miss Amy, June 2014 guest. The back ground is known as “Granite Narrows” the narrowest section of Grand Canyon @ 76 feet across and one of the deepest pools of water on the Colorado River! Photo: Scott Geppert with Amy… posing upside down      

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"'scuse me while I kiss the ...

July 14, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 4:04 pm

photo credit: Scott Geppert May 2014 #2 Photo credit: Anne Oliva    

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