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.

La Vista Verde Trail

La Vista Verde trailhead is located a short distance uphill from Taos Junction Bridge, on State Rd. 567, in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument (see map at end). The mainly level trail travels the length of a bench … Continue reading

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Steve Miller Publishes “Four Cornered – The Rivers”

Steve Miller publishes “Four Cornered – The Rivers”. Announcing the publication of: “Four Cornered, The Rivers”. This is the second book in the Four Cornered series. The first book is: “Four Cornered, The Land”. Together, these books present unparalleled photographic … Continue reading

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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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