With all the interest in the Lower Canyons and my desire to keep groups small, I have decided to lead 3 groups next summer.
The picture of the Heron at the beginning of the Lower Canyons was taken by Robby Cashman last month.
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Wow, what a month. I just returned from guiding 2 trips through the Lower Canyons of the Rio Grande and then a long weekend of speaking and reconnecting with friends at Canoecopia in Madison. The Lower Canyons are special, hard to describe, they need to be experienced. Words like solitude, spirit, astonishing, fun, unknown, adventure, dusty, warm, exciting, relaxing, just hard to describe. I had two great groups a total of 8 for each trip. It was a tale of two trips. When we started with the first group the river was flowing at almost 300 cfs at Rio Grande Village, the second trip was 50 cfs. Springs boost the flow to make paddling always possible, but certainly the water was much pushier for the first group. Group 1 had eight days of cobalt blue skies and daytime highs that twice pushed into the nineties. Group 2 had a frost … Continue reading