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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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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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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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