The Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon is a must-have guidebook for your trip down the Grand. Durable and waterproof, with USGS maps and excellent descriptions of river features. This book covers the entire river, from the Lees Ferry launch site to the South Cove take out on Lake Mead. Spiral bound format with full color topo maps on right side and complete text descriptions on the facing page. Excellent mile by mile information on rapids, campgrounds, geological features, historical sites and reference points. The topo maps are the same scale as the original USGS maps. The contour lines and accurate shape of the river really help you keep track of where you are. The high quality waterproof paper really stands up to the soaking it's going to get! The book lists numerous side hikes and interesting features away from the river. There are also info pages on frequently asked questions about boating the river, Grand Canyon geology, archeology, resources protection and plants found in the Canyon. An excellent companion book to this guidebook is Tom Martin's Day Hikes from the River,(#3350) with detailed descriptions of some 100 side hikes in the Grand Canyon.
- Subject Matter: Guidebooks
- Author: Buzz Belknap & Lorie Belknap Evans
- Copyright: 2000 11th Edition
- Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
- Pages: 96
- Authors: Buzz Belknap & Lorie Belknap Evans
- Copyright: 2000 11th editions
- Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
- Pages: 96