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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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The largest land bird in Nor...

December 3, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 4:12 pm

Regarded as one of the rarest birds in the world, the California condor (Gymnogyps Californianus) is the largest land bird in North America with a wingspan up to 9 1/2 feet and weighing up to 23 pounds. If you see a condor flying or perched at a safe distance, enjoy this remarkable sight! If it […]

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Thanksgiving, may yours be a...

November 27, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 8:07 am

No river can return to its s...

November 14, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 10:55 am

“The Source” At Upper Deer Creek, river mile 137 on the Colorado River, Grand Canyon.             photo credit: Kori R / GCE guest 2014

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"Wilderness is not a luxury ...

November 4, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 3:09 pm

After years of feedback requesting a “GCE Hiking Trip”, we have added one to our 2015 schedule! New this season and scheduled for August 4-12, 2015, join us on our very first GCE 9-Day Hiking Expedition! If this sounds like a trip for you, please join us as we venture out on hikes that require […]

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Air Travel Tips for Coming t...

October 28, 2014 - Grand Canyon Rafting @ 3:20 pm

Every day, there are people flying to different destinations all over the world. It can be either for business or just to have a good time with their family or friends. Boarding an airplane and flying off to these destinations is said to be the fastest way and cheapest way as compared to the other […]

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Night Photography Tips for t...

October 27, 2014 - Grand Canyon Rafting @ 3:58 pm

Photography is not an easy task. It is not all about focusing on the target and clicking on the camera. There is more to it than just that. A lot of instinct and an array of lessons have to be undertaken for the photographer to be a professional. That is why amateur photographers do not […]

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The Grand Canyon's Pumpkin S...

October 24, 2014 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 4:02 pm

The Grand Canyon’s Pumpkin Spring…. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. -William Shakespeare   The unique limestone formation has taken the shape and color of a large, round, festive pumpkin with deposits creating a fibrous “vegetable” appearance. Water pours into the top of the pumpkin, turns a caustic, murky green, and […]

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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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