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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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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Days 14 – 15, 10/12 – 13/15

We had no whitewater on Day 14 but grand scenery, as always. The canyon narrowed again, with walls of folded limestone. A lay-over means you stay at a camp for more than one night. For my part, I lay around for two days … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 6, 10/4/15

We enter the Inner Gorge! From camp, we floated the short distance down to Puente Jitaraxan, and, according to plan, Pedro soon showed up in a taxi. We assembled the cataraft and said goodbye to Marion and Luis. Now, our loads were … Continue reading

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