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Look here to find articles complied by Rich Phillips in sort of an FAQ format relating to all things in the canyon and boating.

Sunrise & Sunset Schedule Every Month At Many Grand Canyon Camps

This is a schedule of sunrise and sunset times for every month at many Grand Canyon camps along the entire Colorado River.  The first is a pdf file.  The second is a Word document. Sunrise & Sunset Schedule in Grand … Continue reading

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Norovirus Outbreak in Canyon – Coconino County Guidelines For River Trippers

Norovirus Outbreak in Canyon – Coconino County Guidelines For River Trippers Hey river trippers, there has been an outbreak of the dreaded Norovirus in the Canyon this year. The following guide has been prepared by Coconino County to help river … Continue reading

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Why Does Grand Canyon National Park Restrict Archaeological Site Location Disclosure and Visitation?

Federal law and NPS management policies extend the authority to government programs to withhold sensitive information about cultural resources when disclosure could result in harm, theft, or destruction of such places. The National Historic Preservation Act and the Archaeological Resources … Continue reading

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Norovirus preventive steps

To reduce the incidence of Norovirus on river trips, implement the following:   Norovirus is found in the feces and vomit of infected individuals.  Thus, proper hand hygiene is of the utmost importance to prevent its spread.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Overflights DEIS Released

  National Park Service releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement that addresses air-tour flights and the substantial restoration of natural quiet in the vicinity of Grand Canyon National Park   Grand Canyon, Ariz. – The National Park Service (NPS) has developed … Continue reading Continue reading

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GCPBA Survey Results are in !!

GCPBA recently ran a survey of interested parties here, there and everywhere, to see what the boating public’s reaction was to 10 questions. Check out the answers below. Download the Grand Canyon Lottery Survey Continue reading

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Flying Over The Grand Canyon – Where The Heck Are We?

Does airplane noise bother you? If not, you may be alone. Do fatal airplane crashes bother you? If not, you may be alone. It’s the rest of us – river runners like me and other “ground users” of Grand Canyon … Continue reading Continue reading

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River Table Ideas

I am thinking of building a plywood based rafting kitchen table. 16″ or 24″ wide.   Would those who have been successful building a rafting kitchen table share their ideas, successes and failure. Suggestions for mistakes to avoid would be … Continue reading Continue reading

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Water – GC Sources and Issues

I’d like to ask for information on shoreline/side canyon sources of drinking water.  Is there presently an aggregated list of places where a trip can stop and fill up water jugs?  If not, what are the known, reliable places to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Groover Chemicals and Scat Machines

Chemicals and Scat Machines What are the recommended pattern and  quantities of use for Clorox 2 in a typical rocket box-sized groover? === Well, I wouldn’t use Clorox 2, I don’t believe it works all that well to control the … Continue reading Continue reading

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