S: 2012 Grand Canyon Colorado River Vacation
BC: DEPARTED | GRAND CANYON | 9 AUG 2012
FC: RAFTING on the Colorado Part II
3: Rafting the Grand Canyon 2012
5: Let's gather our boats together and introduce ourselves
6: First night of camp At mile 19.4...Mandy gets bit by something during the night and Paige takes an accidental night swim!
8: Mackenzie and Mark opened the ducky season. Kenzie becomes the first member of the Grand Canyon swim team.
10: Silver Grotto
12: Redwall Cavern - a cool place to be on an August afternoon!
13: The cave was big enough to play a game of whiffle ball | Fossil
15: Nautiloid Canyon: Evolution Game! Goal: Evolve & Reach Nirvana Abby evolved first
16: !indian footbridge | !test mine shaft | recent!rockfall
18: Saddle Canyon: long hot hike, but it ends in a watery paradise.
21: The Granary is a great place to store corn... Nobody would climb that high to steal it. | A hike to the Granaries...spectacular views
24: Our fun was interrupted by Thunder. We rushed out of Tanner canyon to avoid a potential flash flood. (Turned out to be a false alarm.)
26: Phantom Ranch: Cold drinks, Postcards & running water! | The 'Upper Canyon Folks' left this morning and hiked to the rim!
27: We hiked to the Diamond Creek landing to meet the Lower Canyon Folks. (Half the group missed the turn and walked a little extra).
28: Monument Creek Hike From Granite Campground The first "Butt-Dam"
31: Granite Rapids - serious whitewater....we scouted this rapid...these are pictures of those we watched.
32: Elves Chasm
33: Blacktail Canyon - silent hike to a sacred site
35: Stone Creek - three waterfalls....we hiked to the first two, then stopped to play.
36: Trek to Deer Creek We hiked from Tapeats Creek across Surprise Valley down to the Deer Creek falls.
38: Matkatamiba Canyon The amount of water in the canyon was unusually high. This was one of the side hikes we did 16 years ago.
40: Experience Havasu Falls with Diaper Floaties
41: Getting Down and Dirty
42: Exploring the "New" National Canyon after a monsoon.
43: Getting there was half the fun...
44: Vulcan's Anvil marks the entrance to LAVA Falls. It's a big rapid...
45: a VERY big rapid.
46: Fossils .... | Canyon Lessons ....
47: Nap Time ....
48: Who let these guys drive?
50: maroubra beach | SYDNEY
51: 1) I'm my own grandpa 2) If I weren't a river guide, I wonder what I'd be... 3) Boynton rafting medley 4) Boatman beats the wave, Wave beats the beer, Beer beats the boatman | Costume Night & The "No Talent" Talent Show
53: GRAND CANYON WATERPARK On the last day we played in the best water park: we ran and jumped on the paddle boat to be launched on the other side, jumped off two 30-foot-high cliffs and swam the rapids.
54: And I'm Free....
55: ....Free Falling
56: LOWER HALF CANYON GROUP: Top Row: Alexis, Jimi Mac, Ken, Bruce, Bob, Mitch, Bill, Jacob, Mark, Mike, Tom Middle Row: Kathy, Kim, Linda, Mandy Bottom Row: Kleo, Alex, Mackenzie, Jessie, Delaney, Mark, Eric, Paige, Abby, Gibby
58: Grand Canyon - a tough place to live
59: A great place to visit
60: We learned many things......
61: We played on the beach...
62: We bathed with abandon....
63: We lent a helping hand....
64: We recharged our souls.
65: The Unsung Heroes of Our Trip... The Yellow Rubber Rafts
66: Gibby | Gibby | Alexis | Jimi Mac | Mike | Tom | Kleo
67: The Can-X Guides
68: CAN-X is the best.... for two decades
69: Until next time...