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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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Imagine if you can…

March 30, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 9:48 am

Just imagine, NO cyberspace around here, just astronomy…just the stars! Photo:GCE Guest, Jim Ellers

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J.W Powell said it the best....

March 23, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 10:29 am

1869 -“How beautiful the sky, how bright the sunshine, what ‘floods of delirious music’ pour from the throats of birds, how sweet the fragrance of earth and tree and blossom…”J.W Powell   It’s Spring time in the Grand Canyon when the cliffs are alive with color! GCE’s first launch of the 2015 river season is […]

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The river season is just aro...

March 11, 2015 - Grand Canyon Expeditions @ 11:15 am

“The sediments of the past are many miles in collective thickness: yet the feeble silt of the rivers built them all from base to summit” – John Joly Grand Canyon Expeditions…limited  river dates still available for our 2015 river season! Photo: 2014 GCE guest, Marco P  

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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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