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GCE’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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March 2021 Please view GCE’s updated 2021 COVID-19 Mitigation Plan & 2021 COVID-19 Guest Screening form.  _______________________________________ January 15, 2021 A COVID-19 update for the new year. We have been following the CDC, NPS, and local health departments throughout the pandemic and have continued to do so during the winter.  As of now our COVID plan from last season will …

GCE Warehouse Dories

An Insider’s Look

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Here’s a peek into the  Grand Canyon Expeditions warehouse before the start of our 54th year of river running. In 1964 Grand Canyon Expeditions was founded by a 21-year-old river visionary, Ron Smith.  Ron was groundbreaking in the development of the river running industry in Grand Canyon. He was a pioneer in Grand Canyon and had a vision for the future. …

Grand Canyon Hike

Two of Our Favorite Hikes Along the Colorado River

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As I look back on my experience floating down the Grand Canyon, I can’t help but smile. Those were memories and experiences that I won’t trade for anything. It’s funny how easy it is in the moment to look past what you’re seeing and experiencing, always looking forward to that next rapid, that next drop, that next sunset. But there …

Bob Dye, A True GCE River Iron Man

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My experience in Grand Canyon started as a backpacker while attending Northern Arizona University, where I earned a degree in Forestry. My first Grand Canyon river experience came on a private trip in 1973. I started commercial rafting in the Grand Canyon as a guide in 1977. Since then I have been on 388 commercial motor and oar trips (over …

GCE Rain Suit

The Rain Suit … Q&A

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Do I really need to pack a rain suit?  Will it rain? What type of rain suit should I bring?  We get a lot of questions about rain suits.   Here are some answers and explanations to some of the most popular guest rain suit questions. Q: Will I really need a rain suit for my trip? Are we expecting rain? …