Walk Through Time, in Blacktail Canyon
Veteran guide John Toner gathering ice from the Walker Glacier in Alaska. This year the Alsek had exceptionally high water related to the affects of global warming changing the drainage pattern of some key glaciers.

Walk Through Time, in Blacktail Canyon

I was in Blacktail Canyon, 120 miles below Lee’s Ferry in Grand Canyon when I first heard the “Walk Through Time”. I was on a river trip with legendary senior…

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Remembering Martin Litton

From the Green River to the Redwood Forest to the Grand Canyon, Martin Litton was unapologetically dedicated to the defense of wilderness in the American West. As a journalist and…

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10 Questions to ask when planning a Grand Canyon Rafting Expedition
Whitewater Rafting in Cataract Canyon

10 Questions to ask when planning a Grand Canyon Rafting Expedition

#1.  When is the best time to experience the Grand Canyon? If the focus of ones trip is the rapids and the side canyons with waterfalls then go in June,…

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The South Rim and The Power House Building
Smoke from forest fires on the North Rim distorts the visibility of the Sun near the Little Colorado River.

The South Rim and The Power House Building

The last couple of days we have been at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon for our annual Grand Canyon National Park Concession meetings.  It was good to see…

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