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Larry Stevens–River Map and Guide

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Order this book from the our River Journeys Store!   Larry Stevens recently released his updated guide to The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon.  The guide is in full color and includes a map of the river similar to the Belknap River Guide.  River miles in the book correspond to the most recent USGS-GCMRC measurements. […]

Top 10 Whitewater Rafting Destinations in the US and Different Whitewater Classes

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River Rafting is one of the most adventurous and thrilling water sport activities.   Rapids and sections of whitewater are rated based on their difficulty to navigate. Colorado River and Trail Expeditions has prepared a very informative Infographic titled ‘Colorado River and Grand Canyon River Rafting’. This has two sections. The first section demonstrates different […]

PIECES OF WHITE SHELL, A JOURNEY TO NAVAJOLAND

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FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK: PIECES OF WHITE SHELL, A JOURNEY TO NAVAJOLAND by Terry Tempest Willliams This map can be purchased at the CRATE BOOKSTORE for $14.95 A warm, sensitive, informative, and delightful journey to the land of the Navajo through the art of storytelling. The author recounts the myths, legends, and beliefs of […]

GRAND CANYON MAP & GUIDE

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FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK: GRAND CANYON MAP & GUIDE by Bronze Black This map can be purchased at the CRATE BOOKSTORE for $10.00 The Grand Canyon Map and Guide is a comprehensive resource for Grand Canyon National Park, covering the entire Grand Canyon from Lake Powell to Lake Mead.  It contains a thorough review […]

THE EXPLORATION OF THE COLORADO RIVER AND ITS CANYONS

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FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK: THE EXPLORATION OF THE COLORADO RIVER AND ITS CANYONS by J.W. Powell This book can be purchased at the CRATE BOOKSTORE for $12.95 Complete reprint of “Canyons of the Colorado” 1895 edition, with supplementary map. This was the first published account in book format of Powell’s 1869 discovery journey down […]

THE COLORADO RIVER: FLOWING THROUGH CONFLICT

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FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK: THE COLORADO RIVER: FLOWING THROUGH CONFLICT Text By: Jonathan Waterman Photography By: Peter McBride This book can be purchased at the CRATE BOOKSTORE for $27.95 – Signed Copies Available Supplying vital water to more than 30 million Americans living in the arid West, the Colorado River is one of the […]

Anatomy of the Grand Canyon

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Anatomy of the Grand Canyon by W. Kenneth Hamblin This book can be purchased at the CRATE BOOKSTORE for $49.95 If you have been looking for an informative geology book with a lot of big colorful photos, then this is the book you want.  The book takes panorama size photos of different locations within the […]

LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS: SAVING OUR CHILDREN FROM NATURE-DEFICIT DISORDER

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FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK: LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS: SAVING OUR CHILDREN FROM NATURE-DEFICIT DISORDER by Richard Louv $14.95 In his landmark work Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv brought together cutting-edge studies that pointed to direct exposure to nature as essential for a child’s healthy physical and emotional development. Now this new […]

MAPS OF THE ALSEK & TATSHENSHINI RIVERS

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FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK: MAPS OF THE ALSEK & TATSHENSHINI RIVERS $10.00 Drawn to scale directly from topographic maps, the entire Alsek River was reduced to fit on one sheet. The Tatshenshini River was oriented to also fit in its entirety on the reverse side, providing convenient reference to both rivers. Alsek River: 1:400,000 […]

A Field Guide to the Grand Canyon

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FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK A FIELD GUIDE TO THE GRAND CANYON by Stephen Whitney, 2nd edition (soft cover) $19.95 An extremely comprehensive field guide for Grand Canyon rafters that includes birds, wildflowers, cacti, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, butterflies, trees and shrubs, ferns, rocks, and fish. Also includes information on fossils, human artifacts, canyon history, […]

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