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Hiking Arizona’s Marble Canyon and Vermilion Cliffs: Off-the-Beaten-Path

Program Number: 6113RJ
Start and End Dates:
4/7/2013 - 4/13/2013; 9/28/2014 - 10/4/2014; 10/19/2014 - 10/25/2014; 3/8/2015 - 3/14/2015; 4/6/2015 - 4/12/2015; 4/12/2015 - 4/18/2015; 10/4/2015 - 10/10/2015; 10/18/2015 - 10/24/2015; 11/1/2015 - 11/7/2015;
Duration: 6 nights
Location: Marble Canyon, Arizona
Price starting at: $948.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Walking/Hiking; National Parks Activity Level: n (see description)
Meals: 17; 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

In remote and beautiful Marble Canyon, enjoy varied hiking opportunities in a geologic wonderland. Hike hidden trails and explore off-the-beaten-path locations known only to local guides. Take a smooth water river trip on the Colorado River beneath 800’ cliffs in the last stretch of Glen Canyon.




Highlights

• Hike to the Colorado River via sinuous Cathedral Wash canyon.
• Explore the Chocolate Cliffs, revealing outcrops of rare petrified wood and ancient rock art.
• Naturalists share knowledge of the canyon and interpret its geologic, natural and human histories.



Activity Particulars

Hike six miles on established trails, “off trail” routes; uneven terrain, high steps, desert vegetation, rocks; elevation change 1,200 feet. Elevations 3,000 to 7,000 feet.




Date Specific Information

9-28-2014, 4-12-2015, 10-4-2015

On this departure, spend 4 nights at Marble Canyon and, instead of the Colorado River raft trip, travel to Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim for 2 nights. Stay in a National Park Lodge. Hike the storied South Kaibab Trail to Cedar Ridge or Skeleton Point.



Itinerary Summary

Marble Canyon, 6 nights. Alternate itinerary date specific: Marble Canyon 4 nights; van to Grand Canyon National Park, 2 nights. Departure. Optional van shuttle to Flagstaff, extra charge.



Coordinated by Northern Arizona University.




Grand Canyon National Park

Within the borders of its 1.2 million acres, this World Heritage Site offers bikers, hikers, rafters and campers everything from breathtaking vistas to high adventure. Its 277 miles of raw rock and water continue to amaze generations of visitors.



Marble Canyon

Embraced in the Grand Canyon National Park, Marble Canyon sits between the north rim and the south rim of the park. A fly-fishing destination, Marble Canyon has a history stretching back 10,500 years when the first evidence of humans appeared in the area. Indian tribes have been living in the region continuously for the past 4,000 years.



Accommodations
Rustic lodge at Marble Canyon. Alternate itinerary: Lodge at Marble Canyon 4 nights; Grand Canyon S. Rim Lodge 2 nights.

Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Mike Young

Mike Young has lived in Arizona for 40 years, and taught math and geology at Yavapai College prior to his work with Road Scholar. To convey the Arizona landscape, Mike uses a broad range of topics including botany, natural history and geomorphology. He has worked as a commercial boatman, designed and constructed his own home, and conducted field exercises throughout the intermountain west. He is an accomplished hike leader who challenges hikers of all skill levels.
 
Richard Stephens

Rich has been director of Northern Arizona University’s highly popular Road Scholar programs since 2001. He previously spent many years in the field as a program coordinator and group leader, where he honed his skills and learned the importance of detailed, pre-trip planning. Before making his home in Arizona’s spectacular red-rock country, Rich spent 10 years in Yosemite National Park and the Santa Cruz mountains as an environmental educator.
 
Mike Masek

Mike Masek is a wilderness skills instructor, herbalist and ethnobotanist living in Flagstaff, Ariz. In addition to his current work with Road Scholar, he is adjunct faculty at Northern Arizona University where he teaches traditional uses of native plants and outdoor survival skills. He also teaches programs at the National Parks and Coconino Community College. He has spent a lifetime exploring the canyons and deserts of the American Southwest and loves to share these treasures with others.
 
Jeff Strang

Jeff Strang's knowledge of the environment stems from over 35 years of hiking, paddling, and photography in the outdoors, his extensive experience as a naturalist, as well as from his education at the University of Oregon and Lewis and Clark Law School. In 1987, Jeff filed a precedent-setting lawsuit against Oregon polluters under the Clean Water Act. Jeff has been leading Road Scholar programs since 2002. In his free time, Jeff enjoys biking to work, hiking, kayaking, outdoor photography and studying geology.
 
Joanna Joseph

Daughter of a Montana saddle maker, Joanna Joseph is an artist, musician and interpreter of human history. At the University of Montana, she studied art, drama and classical Greek. Joanna was also program supervisor at Glen Canyon Dam, developing an appreciation for the importance of water in the Southwest. A resident of Big Water, Utah, she has worked with Road Scholar since 1994.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   Marble Canyon Lodge
  Marble Canyon, AZ 4 nights
   Grand Canyon South Rim Lodge
  Grand Canyon - South Rim 2 nights
 Marble Canyon Lodge
Type: Motel
  Description: Native rock motel at the base of towering red rock cliffs.
  Contact info: US 89A
Marble Canyon, AZ 86036 USA
phone: 928-355-2225
  Room amenities: Individually controlled air conditioning, TV.
  Facility amenities: Restaurant and lounge on site, 1920's piano, SW book collection, fly fishing shop, convenience store, conin op washer-dryer.
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Additional nights prior: Seasonal Call the Marble Canyon Lodge for rates in effect during your stay.
  Check in time: 2:00 PM

 Grand Canyon South Rim Lodge
Type: Lodge
  Description: Located in Grand Canyon Village a quarter mile from the S. Rim, the Yavapai Lodge is central to everything within GC Village.
  Contact info: Grand Canyon Village South Rim
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 USA
phone: 928-638-2631
web: www.grandcanyonlodge.com
  Room amenities: Telephone, TV, alarm clock, private bath.
  Facility amenities: Full service cafeteria and gift shop. National Park Service shuttle bus pick up near the front door. Less than a quarter mile from a coin operated laundry, a bank with ATM and the GC Village supermarket.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Additional nights after: Varies. Room rates at the lodge vary with the season. Call the lodge to determine the rates which will apply during your stay. Lodge management requires written room request.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Registration in dining room adjacent to Marble Canyon Lodge store between 4:30 - 5:15 PM. You will be staying at Marble Canyon Lodge that night.
  End of Program:
Program concludes after breakfast at 8:00 AM at Grand Canyon park lodge. Road Scholar van shuttles to Flagstaff Visitor Center / Amtrak Station with drop offs by 10:15 AM. You will be staying at Grand Canyon South Rim Lodge the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Free parking for the length of the program at the lodge.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Marble Canyon, AZ
  Nearest city or town:  Flagstaff, AZ 120 mi S
  Nearest highway: US 89A
  Nearest airport:  Flagstaff
  From End of Program
  Location:  Departures
Travel Details
 

Marble Canyon from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, return via Flagstaff

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Van Go Shuttle
phone: 866-448-2646
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Approximately $80
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

4.5 

 

Distance:

 

270

   

Van Go works exclusively with Road Scholar programs and times shuttles to arrive in conjunction with program start/end times. Best to arrive into Phoenix airport by 11:00 AM and book departures after 2:45 PM from Phoenix airport . If you have questions, call shuttle company PRIOR to booking flights. Van Go picks up from all terminals and airport hotels. Return shuttle meets Road Scholar van in Flagstaff at 10:15 AM for express return to Phoenix airport by approximately 1:00 PM.

 

Flagstaff (and Phoenix Shuttles) from Grand Canyon (Last day of program).

 

To Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Northern Arizona University Road Scholar Van
phone: 928-523-2359
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Gratis
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

2 hours 

 

Distance:

 

80 miles

   

A Northern Arizona University Road Scholar van will offer a shuttle from Grand Canyon to Flagstaff Amtrak (Visitor Center) on last day of the program after breakfast.The NAU van will arrive in Flagstaff by 10:15 AM - connecting with Van Go Shuttle service to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Please fill out the attached transportation questionnaire and return with your health form.

 
Driving Directions
  Marble Canyon Lodge from I-17 Take I-17 north to the I-40 junction in Flagstaff. Go east on I-40 towards Albuquerque. Take exit 201, US 89 North toward Page. Stay on US 89 for 111 miles to the US 89A West cutoff and go left toward Kanab, UT. Stay on 89A for 14 miles to Marble Canyon, AZ. The Marble Canyon Lodge is on your right, 0.25 miles past the Navajo Bridge over the Colorado River.
  Marble Canyon Lodge from I-40 Eastbound Take the I-40 and turn off at exit 201 on east side of Flagstaff and head north on Highway 89. Travel 111 miles to the junction with Highway 89A at the little community of Bitter Springs. Turn left on 89A and travel 14 miles to Marble Canyon, just across the Colorado River. The "town" and lodge are one and the same - the lodge office is on the right.
  Marble Canyond Lodge from I-40 Westbound Take the I-40 west to Flagstaff. Exit at US 89 north toward Page. Stay on US 89 for 111 miles to the US 89A West cutoff and turn left toward Kanab, UT. Stay on 89A for 14 miles to Marble Canyon, AZ. The Marble Canyon Lodge is on your right, 0.25 miles past the Navajo Bridge over the Colorado River.
Elevation Note: Hikes at 3,500 - 7,000 feet. Those with heart or lung concerns should consult with physician.

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Registration/Program Orientation and Introductions
(Sunday, April 7)
   
 Afternoon: Participants can check into the Marble Canyon Lodge after 3:00 PM. The NAU Road Scholar program registration will be between 4:30 - 5:15 PM in the dining room adjacent to the lodge store.
 Dinner: Marble Canyon Lodge serves a selection of American classic meals including lime chicken, pot roast and select pasta dishes plus soup and salad bar. For vegetarians there will be vegetarian options available.
 Evening: Northern Arizona University Road Scholar coordinator will direct a program orientation and lead group introductions after dinner in the meeting room. Get prepared for the exciting adventure lays ahead and meet your fellow participants.
   
Accommodations: Marble Canyon Lodge
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Hiking Marble Canyon
(Monday, April 8)

Note: A full day of off trail hiking in a wilderness setting. Prepare for scrambling up and down hillsides with uneven footing and loose rocks at times. Helpful hiking skills and tips such as hiking techniques and foot placement through various terrain, trekking pole use and pacing will be communicated throughout the week by your knowledgeable guides.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the Marble Canyon Lodge restaurant. Hot and cold buffet items will be available.
 Morning: After breakfast, depart for a hike along the Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and the majestic Paria Plateau. What hikes are done on specific days is dependent on weather and road conditions. CHOCOLATE CLIFFS HIKE: (4- 6 miles and ~700 feet of elevation gain). Hike up the base of the Chocolate Cliffs utilizing abandoned road beds and rocky routes to discover 1000 year old petroglyphs, ancient petrified logs and jaw dropping views of the Vermilion and Echo Cliffs. The majority of this hike will be off trail with potential new discoveries and scenic vistas around every corner. This is a true "off the beaten path" adventure and a favorite of local guides.
 Lunch: Lunch on the trail.
 Afternoon: More hiking through incredible scenery.
 Dinner: Marble Canyon Lodge serves a selection of American classic meals including lime chicken, pot roast and select pasta dishes plus soup and salad bar. For vegetarians there will be vegetarian options available.
 Evening: Enjoy a select evening program on a regional subject. Topics may include Lee's Ferry and Mormon history, Canyon Country geology or musical entertainment.
   
Accommodations: Marble Canyon Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Hiking Marble Canyon
(Tuesday, April 9)

Note: A day of hiking over open plains and sandstone hills to access a tributary canyon of the Colorado River. Often called "canyoneering" - hiking in southwest canyons require some scrambling. You will encounter rock obstacles that will require one person at a time to negotiate and will necessitate maneuvering (under the direction of your guide) before the group can proceed. You will also use your hands on occasion. This is not a day of making long miles but rather the challenge of new terrain.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the Marble Canyon Lodge restaurant.
 Morning: Hikes in the Marble Canyon/Lee's Ferry area may include: UPPER AND LOWER CATHEDRAL WASH HIKE - This hike is not along a defined trail but follows the intermittent stream bed, or wash, inside a narrow canyon with interesting rock formations. This spectacular canyon concludes at a beach along the roaring Colorado River. WATERHOLES CANYON HIKE: This photogenic 5 - 6 mile hike takes you across scenic mesa lands before descending into a narrow sandstone slot canyon on the Navajo Reservation. Waterholes Canyon is an "intimate" canyon experience which involves some sandstone scrambling along the stream bottom with colorful narrow cliffs rising overhead.
 Lunch: Trail lunch.
 Afternoon: Continue your hiking exploration.
 Dinner: Marble Canyon Lodge serves a selection of American classic meals including lime chicken, pot roast and select pasta dishes plus soup and salad bar. For vegetarians there will be vegetarian options available.
 Evening: Learn about the challenges and successes of the California Condor reintroduction project, presented by a biologist from the Peregrine Fund - the lead organization for the reintroduction effort.The California Condor reintroduction release site (and holding pens) are located just down the road from Marble Canyon Lodge atop the Vermilion Cliffs and is at the center of this multi-agency recovery effort.
   
Accommodations: Marble Canyon Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Hiking Marble Canyon
(Wednesday, April 10)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the Marble Canyon Lodge restaurant.
 Morning: Hikes include one of the the following: FALL CANYON HIKE - located on the south side of the Colorado River at the base of the Echo Cliffs. This 4-5 mile secluded canyon hike will take you to spectacular red rock amphitheater formations. HORSESHOE BEND RIM HIKE: - Hike (approximately 5 - 6 miles) cross country along the sandstone rim of Glen Canyon with spectacular and commanding views of the Colorado River 1,000 feet below.Total distance traveled will depend on group interest and ability.
 Lunch: Trail lunch
 Afternoon: Continue your hiking exploration.
 Dinner: Marble Canyon Lodge serves a selection of American classic meals including lime chicken, pot roast and select pasta dishes plus soup and salad bar. For vegetarians there will be vegetarian options available.
 Evening: Road Scholar coordinator will brief the group on the travel logistic involved in transporting to Grand Canyon National Park in the morning.
   
Accommodations: Marble Canyon Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Travel to Grand Canyon / Rim hike.
(Thursday, April 11)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the Marble Canyon Lodge restaurant..
 Morning: Depart for Grand Canyon National Park and the South Rim. Enter the park at Desert View overlook. Tour the famous Desert View Watchtower designed by the famous Fred Harvey "architect" Mary Jane Colter. Desert View Watchtower provides great sweeping views of where you have been (Vermilion and Echo Cliffs) and where you are going (South Rim locales and inner canyon features).
 Lunch: Box lunch in the field.
 Afternoon: In the afternoon a two mile (round trip) hike to Shoshone Point will be offered. Shoshone Point is a favorite of locals. The easy hike takes you through a pristine Ponderosa pine stand that gives way to a Pinyon pine and Juniper woodlands before reaching the rim. The point affords spectacular views of the inner canyon as well as numerous North Rim landforms. Time to explore the historic Grand Canyon Village will be available before checking into the the Lodge.
 Dinner: Dinner at your leisure at the Lodge Cafeteria. Choices include hot entrees, soups, salads, sandwiches, Mexican specialties, and a variety of tasty desserts.
 Evening: After dinner, a National Park Service ranger program will be offered at the Shrine of the Ages Auditorium. An interesting Grand Canyon topic, which change nightly, will be presented.
   
Accommodations: Grand Canyon South Rim Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Hike the Grand Canyon / South Kaibab Trail
(Friday, April 12)

Note: The Kaibab Trail is a well maintained trail. It averages about 4 - 5 feet in width and has numerous water bars and step pads. The first 1/4 mile will be switchbacks then continues at a gentle incline to Ooh-Aah Pt. before descending a series of switch backs to Cedar Ridge. The trail is generally dry and clear but depending on the season patches of mud may exist. In case of icy conditions we will employ "Ice Walkers" (in-step cleats that strap onto hiking boots). Trekking poles are recommended.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the Lodge cafeteria. Options include scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, bacon, oatmeal, fresh fruit, juices, milk, coffee and more.
 Morning: After breakfast in the lodge and a pre-hike meeting, hike to Cedar Ridge (1.5 miles and 1140 feet elevation loss - one way) via Ooh-Aah Point on the the Kaibab Trail. Switchbacks and amazing canyon views at each corner will be the order of the day. This hike is to be counted among the highlights of the week! You will traverse several of the geologic layers of the Canyon including the Coconino Sandstone which contains fossilized reptile tracks. Time to enjoy "inner" canyon views, looking out for California Condor soaring overhead and trail side talks by your guides will be enjoyed at Cedar Ridge.
 Lunch: Lunch on the trail.
 Afternoon: The Cedar Ridge hike continues. Weather permitting an option to hike lower into the canyon to Skeleton Point (an additional 1.5 miles and 1000 feet loss of elevation - one way) will be offered for those who want a more strenuous hike. For those that do not choose to go further into the canyon they will return to the rim at their own pace. Once the rim is reached a leisurely hike to Yaki Point will be offered. NOTE: There is a National Park Service Shuttle bus stop at the South Kaibab Trailhead that will transport you back to the lodge at any time.
 Dinner: Enjoy dinner at the Squire Inn, located just outside the park boundary, 7 miles from the lodge. The Squire Inn serves delicious entrées to choose from including slow roasted herb chicken, a south of the border combo plate, spinach pasta with artichokes, or broiled salmon.
 Evening: Return to lodge after dinner.
   
Accommodations: Grand Canyon South Rim Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Departure Day
(Saturday, April 13)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the Lodge cafeteria. Options include scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, bacon, oatmeal, fresh fruit, juices, milk, coffee and more.
 Morning: Departures after breakfast. The NAU Road Scholar van departs Grand Canyon at 8:30 AM, arriving at the Flagstaff Visitor Center (Amtrak Station) by 10:15 AM. For those looking to return to the Phoenix airport, Van Go Shuttle (866)448-2646 coordinates with the NAU Road Scholar van and will immediately transfer shuttle riders to Phoenix with arrival to the airport approximately 1:00 PM.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Grand Canyon - South Rim General Overview
Within 2 hours of the Grand Canyon: Kachina Wilderness, Cameron Trading Post, Museum of Northern Arizona, historic downtown Flagstaff, Lowell Observatory, Northern Arizona University, Sunset Crater National Monument, Wupatki and Walnut Canyon (Sinagua ruins) National Monuments, Northern Arizona University. Within 3 hours: Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona redrocks and wilderness areas, Sedona galleries and restaurants, La Posada railroad hotel and restaurant in Winslow.
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Suggested Reading List


Grand Canyon: Time Below the Rim


Author: Craig Childs and Gary Ladd


Description: Prepared by the Book Division of Arizona Highways magazine, this book is written and photographed by 2 of the leading authorities on the subject matter. There's no place on earth like the Grand Canyon, and there's no book about the Canyon like this one. "Grand Canyon: Time Below the Rim" connects you with remote sections of the Canyon most people will never see: the waterfalls, the streams, the thousands of side canyons, the prehistoric rock formations, the rock art and other remains of an ancient civilization, and the entire course of the Colorado River through the Canyon.



Introduction to Grand Canyon Geology


Author: Price, L Greer


Description: This overview of Grand Canyon geology is perfect for the first-time visitor or the seasoned Grand Canyon traveler. Chapters cover the basic priciples of geology, the history of geological exploration at Grand Canyon, the canyon's structural features, and the Colorado River. Includes over 70 photos and illustrations, an index, and glossary. 63pp



Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West


Author: Stegner, Wallace


Description: Here Wallace Stegner, a Pulitzer Prize-winner, gives us a thrilling account of Powell's struggle against western geography and Washington politics. We witness the successes and frustrations of Powell's distinguished career, and appreciate his unparalleled understanding of the West. "Stegner's most exciting work." (San Francisco Chronicle) 496pp



An Introduction to Grand Canyon Prehistory


Author: Coder, Christopher M.


Description: People have inhabited Grand Canyon for the past twelve thousand years. Evidence of their lives exists throughout the canyon; but it is up to their ancestors and archaeologists to interpret those remains for us. This book provides a popular look at the architecture, art, and tools of prehistoric Puebloan peoples, as well as information about modern-day Native American tribes. With illustrations and color photographs.



Breaking Into the Current: Boatwomen of the Grand Canyon


Author: Teal, Louise


Description: This book profiles eleven of the first full-season Grand Canyon boatwomen, weaving together their various experiences in their own words. Breaking Into the Current is a story of romance between women and a place. Each woman tells a part of every Canyon boatwoman's story: when Marilyn Sayre talks about leaving the Canyon, when Ellen Tibbets speaks of crew camaraderie, or when Martha Clark recalls the thrill of white water, each tells how all were involved in the same romance. All the boatwomen have stories to tell of how they first came to the Canyon and why they stayed. As river guides in love with the Canyon and their work, these women have followed their hearts. 178pp



Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water


Author: Reisner, Marc


Description: The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water. It is a tale of rivers diverted and dammed, of political corruption and intrigue, of billion-dollar battles over water rights, of ecologic and economic disaster. In Cadillac Desert Marc Reisner writes of the earliest settlers, lured by the promise of paradise, and of the ruthless tactics employed by Los Angeles politicians and business interests to ensure the city's growth. Cadillac Desert is a stunning expose and a dramatic, intriguing history of the creation of an Eden--and Eden that may be only a mirage. 608pp



Carving Grand Canyon: Evidence, Theories, and Mystery


Author: Ranney, Wayne


Description: Ranney explains how rivers in general can physically carve canyons, looks chronologically at the numerous theories that have been presented by successive generations of geologists regarding the Grand Canyon's formation, and describes a plausible sequence of geologic events that could create such a landscape. Numerous color photographs, detailed illustrations, and maps are provided. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR 160pp; 2nd edition 2012.



Field Guide to the Grand Canyon


Author: Whitney, Stephen R


Description: This book describes and illustrates the area's plants and animals, and offers fascinating in-depth information on the natural history and geology of this dramatic region. 272pp



Living at the Edge: Explorers, Exploiters, and Settlers of the Grand Canyon Region


Author: Anderson, Michael F


Description: A comprehensive look at the pioneer history of the Grand Canyon Region, from its earliest residents to the creation of the national park at the end of the pioneer era (circa 1920). Included are close to two hundred historic photographs, many never published before, and 12 custom maps of the region. 184pp





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