I imagine this is what cowboys mean when they say, “let ‘er buck!”
The colors and hues of the Mckenzie river, even though set against the blackened backdrop of a catastrophic recent forest fire, still inspire, especially when enjoyed with friends on a cold, mid-winter day.
Kye gets it. He’s enjoying the river experience at the appropriate level of intensity and enthusiasm.
Shared dreams and goals with the people who bring out the best in you.
I love the way the river brings out our inner child.
We spent so much time experiencing the Colorado River from the height of it’s muddy waters, that when we had the chance, we’d scramble up to a viewpoint so we could appreciate a different perspective.
The photograph takes me back to the stillness of the canyon, floating aimlessly through the flat water, feeling small, with only the sound of the stand up paddle boarder’s j-stroke.
The beauty of the Grand Canyon is in the side hikes, but if you’re not careful, they’ll swallow you WHOLE!
Ten Pin Rapid – classic disappearing boat trick
Brain Wave in Grim Reaper Rapid. Lochsa low water