Category Archives: River-running (USA&Mexico)

Running rivers in the United States and Mexico, which includes the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, the Salt River, AZ, the Rio Usumacinta, MX and many others.

Steve Miller Publishes “The Salt River”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1244922282 “The Salt River, a Photo Journey and Visual Guide” , by Steve Miller, joins “The Grand, the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, a Photo Journey and Visual Guide, together showcasing Arizona’s two most sought-after river trips. Like the … Continue reading

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The Salt River, AZ , Part 3, March 25-26

We started the day with Quartzite Falls Rapid. This rapid used to be called, more simply, Quartzite Falls, because it’s most notable feature was a low but gnarly falls that usually called for either a portage or lining of your boats. Why the name change? Well … Continue reading

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The Salt River, AZ , Part 2, March 23-24

We had arrived at one of our favorite lay-over camps – Blackjack Wash. It, too, was over-grown, but still made a great camp. Blackjack Wash, at Mile 31.0,  is located .7 of a mile upstream from Quartzite Falls Rapid – the “power … Continue reading

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The Salt River, AZ , Part 1, March 20-22

A combination of low water years and no success in the annual lottery kept us away from our second most favorite river in Arizona for 7 years. We had first run the 52 mile Salt River Canyon in 1982, and … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #43 – Mar. 30, 2017

*First, a photo of Arizona natural beauty now endangered by Trump’s attack on environmental regulation: *The Donald’s approval rating continues to drop, with pundits saying that those still approving of his performance are limited to his original core constituency. He ain’t making … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #42 – Mar. 28, 2017

I was gone from the world of politics for a week, running the Salt River in Arizona. What a pleasure! And such good news upon our return – the defeat of Trump(non)care; investigations going forward on the Russian connection; Bernie about to … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #41 – Mar. 16, 2017

**Sen. Bernie Sanders on President Donald J. Trump: “The day is going to come when some tragedy is going to befall our country and the world, and people are not going to believe this President”. Trump’s claims of being “wiretapped” by Obama remain completely unsupported, … Continue reading

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