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Peru, the Rio Marañon. The Drive to the River and Day 1 – 9/28 & 29, 2015

We traveled to Peru for the purpose of running the Rio Marañon. I briefly alluded to the reasons for our choice of this river in the Introduction to this series, but it is worth restating. This river is the primary source of … Continue reading

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Sunset Atmospherics, Embudo, NM, July 5, 2015

Sunset Atmospherics, Embudo, NM, July 5, 2015 Boy, do we ever like monsoon season, which is certainly upon us now. Named after the Indian Monsoon, our’s is caused by the arrival of very moist air from both the Pacific and … Continue reading

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The Animas River, June, 1988

The Animas River drains the western side of the Continental Divide in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado, after which it joins the San Juan River in New Mexico. It first passes through the t0wn of Silverton (elevation 9308′), … Continue reading

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High Water Nostalgia – Powerline Falls in the Taos Box, Rio Grande river, 1983

My last post discussed the very poor outlook for the water supply in the Rio Grande river, in this and coming years, and looked back at the early 1980s. My son Ethan was guiding for New Wave Rafting Co. during … Continue reading

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The Rio Grande – A River We Once Had

I became an environmentalist early on in life. At about the age of 15, I took a look around, and didn’t like what I was seeing. I was, as well, reading science fiction then, which didn’t paint rosy pictures of … Continue reading

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