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Cove Canyon, Rebar in Tires, and a Peek in Kanab

(Skip the narrative and see the photos.) Having visited the Sierra in August and again in September, time was short. I couldn’t swing two weeks in the GFC. The plan became to visit Cove and revisit Kanab. Like the best … Continue reading

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Asa and Greg and the Royal Arch

Note, you can skip the boring narrative and go directly to a mixed collection of photos of the trip. Having tasted the Grand Canyon last year, a couple friends decided they wanted to step it up a notch. And the Royal … Continue reading

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A Western Grand Canyon Canyoneering Sampler: SOB (150-Mile), Matkat, and Panameta Canyons

[jump directly to a larger set of photos] Following our descent of the middle arm of Upper Deer Creek last Fall, Bruce, Bob and I talked about heading down Olo, a canyon that had interested Bob on previous rafting trips. With … Continue reading

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Deer Creek-Thunder River Loop, with a Descent of Upper Deer Creek

The standard disclaimer: Don’t take hiking or backpacking in the Grand Canyon, generally and with this route in particular, lightly. Poor preparation, insufficient skills, bad luck, illness, or injury, could lead to serious problems or death. Really. Don’t be stupid. … Continue reading

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