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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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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Kathy and I visited Sequoia National Park in 2007. We visited again this Fall (9-16), and added a visit to the adjacent Kings Canyon National Park. We first drove the long, narrow and windy road to Mineral King, which neither of … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 22, 10/20/15

Camp #22 was on river right, at K. 428, next to a sculpted cliff. There was a burro skeleton in the eddy. Here is the link to the following post: https://believesteve.org/2015/12/29/peru-the-rio-maranon-day-23-102115/  

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 10, Llamara Rapid

Early on Day 10 we ran Llamara Rapid, a beautiful Class V- rapid in a granite gorge, reminding me of rapids in the Sierra Nevada of California. It consisted of an upper Class IV section, a Class V drop and … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 9, Wasson’s Landslide Rapid

Wasson’s Landslide Rapid! I’m starting this post with all the movie footage I shot of our  run through Wasson’s Landslide Rapid (excepting the sections we lined, where I shot none of the action). Then, I’ll present Wasson’s in more detailed fashion: … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 8, 10/6/15

We began Day 8 by running Hot Springs Rapid, followed by Cajas Rapid. We stopped at a small farm on river right, which was unattended at the time. Equipped with only a small lean-to, the farm was probably an outlier of … Continue reading

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The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon – Elves Chasm, Mile 116.5

Elves Chasm is one of the very special places in the river corridor. Many river runners are content to do the short walk to the first falls, and then return to the boats. The first falls may, indeed,  be the … Continue reading

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