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10 Interesting Facts about the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon, one of the most fascinating and intriguing natural wonders of the world has always attracted tourists from the farthest corners of the world. The raging waters, treacherous ravines, gargantuan cliffs and an enviable flora and fauna of the exquisite wilderness make the Grand Canyon one of the

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Studying Elusive Mountain Lions at Grand Canyon

This article was recently published in the Grand Canyon Association magazine, “Canyon Views,” Vol. 20, No. 2, Spring 2013. Although you can see many wildlife species at Grand Canyon, from small Abert’s squirrels to plentiful elk, some are more elusive. With patience and a trained eye you might catch a

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Colorado River Rafting

Chicken Salad Recipe

Over the years, we’ve had many compliments and questions about the meals we prepare on our river trips.  We thought we would share a recipe with those of you who would like to try preparing one of more popular lunches at home. Chicken Salad Wraps (Serves approx. 5) – 2-3

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Colorado River Rafting

Cataract Canyon Photography River Trip Hosted by Tom Till

Special Photography River Trip Hosted by Tom Till, July 29-August 4, 2013 Colorado River Cataract Canyon, Canyonlands National Park We are excited to announce this special on-river photography workshop with Tom Till.  Tom has lived in Moab, Utah, and has been exploring and photographing the surrounding red rock canyon country

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Colorado River Rafting

Colorado River Rafting: An Amalgamation of Real Adventure and Thrill

Adventure and thrill are not just two words to explain the excitement of the recreation outdoor sport – rafting. They are specific reasons for which millions of professional as well as novice rafters, tourists and water sport lovers of all sizes and types visit great rivers of the world every

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Green River Rafting

Women’s Solstice Rafting Trip, Desolation Canyon, June 19-23, 2013

Sun Salutations, Beach Yoga, Good Hikes, and Exciting Rapids! A great way to rev up your spirit in honor of the new solar year. Calling all women! Mothers and daughters, sisters, best friends, old friends, and new friends! Whether you are an experienced outdoor enthusiast or a first-time camper, you

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Colorado River Rafting

RAFTING PHOTO CONTEST NOW OPEN

New for 2013 – Photo Sharing/Photo Contest Instructions Colorado River & Trail Expeditions has designed and developed a section on our website where our rafting guests can share photos from their river trip with each other.   Additionally, CRATE has instituted a 2013 Photo Contest with some incredible prizes.  Here is

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Colorado River Rafting

Funyaks, Duckies, or Inflatable Kayaks Oh My!

Paddling an “Inflatable Kayak,” also known as the “Ducky” or “Funyak,” is a great way to experience a rafting trip.  The boat is similar in shape to a canoe, but it is much more stable and forgiving.  Inflatable kayaks come in one man and 2-man varieties and are fun for

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