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The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon – the Middle Granite Gorge, Miles 127 – 130

The Middle Granite Gorge begins at 127 Mile rapid, as the first of its characteristic black schist appears. The next mile is packed full of things that you’ll want to take a close look at, most especially the fluted and … Continue reading

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The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon – 122 Mile Rapid to Randy’s Rock, Miles 122 – 126

In August of last year (2014), I began a series of posts on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. That series temporarily ended with the area surrounding Blacktail Canyon, Miles 117 – 121: (https://believesteve.wordpress.com/2014/12/09/the-colorado-river-in-the-grand-canyon-blacktail-canyon-mile-117-121/). Now I begin again, … Continue reading

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