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2012 Rafting on the Colorado

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S: 2012 Grand Canyon Colorado River Vacation


FC: RAFTING on the Colorado Part II

1: Rafting the Grand Canyon 2012

3: Let's gather our boats together and introduce ourselves

4: First night of camp Site of sand ball fight, a lost Frisbee, and Paige's accidental night swim!

6: Mackenzie and Mark opened the ducky season. Mack was the first member of the canyon rapid swim club

10: A bit bigger than the 30 people Alex guessed it could hold

11: The cave was big enough to play a game of whiffle ball | Fossil

13: Evolution Game! Goal: Evolve & Reach Nirvana

14: !1 | !2 | !3

15: This day on the river featured... 1. An Indian footbridge (remains). 2. An old mine shaft. 3. A recent rockfall on the RED wall limestone. And a day of small rapids.

16: Hike starts in purgatory; cactus where you hold, long and hot, steep paths in sections, ends in watery paradise.

19: The Grainery is a great place to store corn... Nobody would climb that high to steal it. | The Little Colorado added some color. Now we raft in chocolate milk... A Rainbow for lunch. We hang things after a wet rafting day The full moon lit up the camp

22: After these pictures were taken, we saw a storm coming. We had to move quickly out of the side canyon to avoid a potential flash flood

24: Phantom Ranch: Cold drinks, Postcards & running water! | The 'First-Half Folks' left this morning and hiked to the rim!

25: We hiked to the Diamond Creek landing to meet the Second-Half Folks. (Several of our group missed the turn and walked a little extra).

26: Monument Creek Hike From Granite Campground The first "Butt-Dam"

29: Granite Rapids - Bad to the bone...not our boats... cant take pictures when being tossed around.

30: Experience Havasu Falls with Diaper Floaties

31: Getting Down and Dirty

32: Pretty Scenery

34: Exploring the "New" National Canyon after a monsoon.

35: Getting there was half the fun...

36: Trek to Deer Creek We hiked from Tapeats Creek across Surprise Valley down to the Deer Creek drainage.

38: Madkatamiba Canyon The amount of water in the canyon was unusually high. This was one of the side hikes we did 16 years ago.

40: Vulcan's Anvil marks the entrance to LAVA Falls. It's a big rapid...

41: a VERY big rapid.

42: Fossils .... | Canyon Lessons ....

43: Nap Time ....

44: Who let these guys drive?

46: maroubra beach | SYDNEY

47: 1) I'm my own grandpa 2) If I weren't a river guide, I wonder what I'd be... 3) Singing floppy boy 4) Boatman beats the wave, Wave beats the beer, Beer beats the boatman | Dress up Night & The "No Talent" Talent Show

48: 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.

50: And I'mFree.......

51: ....Free Falling

52: SECOND HALF CANYON GROUP: Top Row: Alexis, Jimmy 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

54: Flora, Fauna, Animals, Rocks

55: Everyday Camp Life

56: Gibby | Gibby | Alexis | Jimmy Mac | Mike | Tom | Kleo

57: The Can-x Guides

58: The Unsung Heroes of Our Trip... The Yellow Rubber Rafts

59: Other Favorites

60: CAN-X is the best.... for two decades

61: The End

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  • Title: 2012 Rafting on the Colorado
  • Family and friends rafting for 13 days on the Colorado river in the Grand Canyon. Canyon Explorations provided the equipment and Guides
  • Tags: grand canyon, Canyon explorations, photo, trip, rafting
  • Published: almost 6 years ago