Sunrise at Bright Angel Point
David watches the sunrise from Bright Angel Point, North Rim, Grand Canyon.
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Morning along the Colorado River, Day 3.
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Andy watches sunset
Andy watches the sunset from Camp 1 - Lone Cedar.
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June-July at Grand Canyon
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The kids check out the highest viewpoint on the North Rim: Point Imperial, Grand Canyon.
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At the end of our rafting trip, tired and dirty and happy.
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Andy leaps into a pool at Havasu Creek.
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John on a hike to Matkatamiba Canyon.
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Andy surveys the canyon from high above the river near Deer Creek Falls.
John exults at Deer Creek Falls.
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Early morning family photo at Camp 4.
David jumps from the waterfall at Elves Chasm.
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Our family floats down the Little Colorado river.
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Travis reads to the group at the Ancient Granaries above Nankoweap.
Andy, Mara, and John are ready for action in the "bathtub", front of the boat.
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Ready to begin our Grand Canyon rafting trip, at Lee's Ferry.
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Bright Angel Point
Family photo at Bright Angel Point, North Rim, Grand Canyon.
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Mara and Pam check the view from Bright Angel Point, North Rim, Grand Canyon.
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Panoramic view from Bright Angel Point, North Rim, Grand Canyon. Mara and Pam at center overlook.
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Sunrise from Bright Angel Point
Sunrise view from Bright Angel Point, North Rim, Grand Canyon.
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View from Cape Royal
A man and his son explore the view from Cape Royal, North Rim, Grand Canyon.
Buffalo, Grand Canyon North RIm
Andy walks toward a herd of grazing buffalo along the road into North Rim, Grand Canyon.
Flight from Bar10 Ranch
Our flight from Bar10 to Marble Canyon (where the trip began).
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Mara and David
Mara and David at the Bar10 ranch.
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Mara's helicopter view
Mara films from the front seat of the helicopter.
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Our "river family" (minus Joe) at Camp 6, on the morning of departure - day 7.
Family photo at Camp 6, on the morning of departure - day 7.
Movie of our first run through Lava Falls, filmed from Andy's chest.
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Rounding Vulcan's Anvil, approaching Lava Falls.
Lunch day 6
Lunch stop day 6.
Havasu Creek's turqoiuse waters drain the Havasupai Indian Reservation into the Colorado River.
Andy leaps at Havasu Canyon
John in Havasu Canyon
John enjoys the warm turquoise waters of Havasu Creek.
Havasu Canyon - travertine
Havasu Creek is full of calcium carbonate, depositing layers of Travertine along the canyon walls; this photo spans about 6 feet.
Hiking up Havasu Canyon hike for a swim.
Butt dam, Matkatamiba Canyon
"Butt dam" at Matkatamiba Canyon.
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Lunch day 5
Lunch stop day 5, under a shady Tapeats Sandtone outcrop.
Deer Creek Falls
Desert Spiny Lizard
Desert Spiny Lizard, about 8" long.
David above Deer Creek
David pauses at cliff's edge during the descent from Deer Creek Canyon to the Colorado below.
In Dutton Spring falls
David and Andy stand under the falls at Dutton Spring.
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David at Dutton Spring falls
David stands behind the falls at Dutton Spring, one of two that forms Deer Creek.
up Deer Creek
Andy and the hardier group hike upstream to reach one of two springs that feeds Deer Creek.
Deer Creek's oasis
Deer Creek's slot canyon includes a pretty 'oasis' where half the group rested while others proceeding upstream. Pam broke her toe here.
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Hiking Deer Creek
The group explores Deer Creek's slot canyon; note the creek far below the trail hugging the side of the canyon.
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Above Deer Creek Falls