COLORADO RIVER airborn update 2/3

Oct 9, 2012


The Colorado River.

16 days of river play...

[caption id="attachment_7555" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Redwall Cavern.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7559" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Kalob Charging[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7560" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Kalob GradY[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7562" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] my younger brother Kalob running a fine line at Granite.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7511" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Condor flying overhead on Day 1 just past the Navajo bridge. Condor flying overhead on Day 1 just past the Navajo bridge.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7516" align="aligncenter" width="682"] deteriorating walls of the canyon rim.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7514" align="aligncenter" width="682"] wilder and kalob playing in paradise... Matkab tributary.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7513" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] one of two flash floods that hit our team in a little over two weeks on the river. Imagine all the silt in this river... know where it ends up? Hoover Dam. The colorado doesn't make it to the ocean and pays a toll for merica's ugliest city... Vegas.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7515" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] GRAND CANYON 2012[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7549" align="aligncenter" width="682"] with the routine hydroelectricity demands of vegas the river has tides that fluctuate drastically in the summer as the dams below and above the canyon power the AIR conditioning In L.V.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_7552" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] wildman[/caption]

...with Airborn Kayaking.

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