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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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I have not yet begun to figh...

July 10, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 5:00 pm

Developments Doom Grand Canyon? Posted on July 10, 2014 by admin The Little Colorado River (foreground) meets the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service says a development that would include a tramway to this confluence presents one of the most “serious threats the park has faced in its 95-year history.” (Photo […]

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Say it ain't so! The propos...

- Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 10:02 am

  Nation National Park Service calls development plans a threat to Grand Canyon The Colorado River flows through the Grand Canyon, as seen from Mohave Point on the South Rim. The National Park Service says a proposed housing development would have dire consequences for the park’s scarce water supply. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) […]

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May the sun in his course vi...

July 3, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 11:20 am

WHAT A TRULY GRAND 4TH OF JULY! PHOTO:TOM BLAGDEN /tomblagden@comcast.net

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You can never ignore a cact...

June 25, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 1:17 pm

 The world is full of cactus, but we don’t have to sit on it. -Will Foley  

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