By Michael Lanza On a late-spring morning with plenty of snow still covering the ground at higher elevations, my friend Dave Simpson and I headed up into Garnet Canyon in Grand Teton National Park to attempt a climb of the Middle … Continue reading ?
Todd Himaka and his father, Gary Himaka, at the Grand Canyon Asian American and Pacific Islander month is held annually every May. According to a press release from the White House, during this month, "we honor the perseverance of those...Show More Summary
The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold. You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide opens up. Jill Staurowsky has worked as an…
I just came across a great reason to visit the Hunan province of China. The world’s highest and longest glass bottom bridge is set to open in Zhangjiajie National Park this July! Back in 2010 I had a chance to visit the Grand Canyon Skywalk during a trip to Vegas. Show More Summary
The home of pioneering photographers, the Kolb brothers, is now an art gallery.
According to ABC, authorities at Grand Canyon National Park are investigating a possible suicide. The National Park Service has identified a body below the South Rim of the Grand Canyon following a search that was initiated by a call about a man who had fallen. Show More Summary
By Michael Lanza After at least 17 trips into the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park, I still can’t get enough of these sharply serrated peaks and deep, cliff-flanked canyons, the alpine lakes and icy creeks, campsites with jaw-dropping views, or … Continue reading ?
Police and officials at the Grand National Park have recovered the body of a man who took a fatal fall on Thursday. On Friday, authorities say the mortal remains of a Nevada man who fell 400-feet to his death during a visit was retrieved. Show More Summary
A 29-year-old Nevada man accidentally fell about 400 feet (120 meters) to his death while visiting the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on Friday. Juan Carreras-Soto, of Las Vegas, was on a visit with his family on Thursday when he was reported to have...
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The body of a Nevada man who fell about 400 feet off the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park to his death was recovered Friday, authorities said. Juan Carreras-Soto, 29, of Las Vegas, was visiting the park with his family on Thursday, National Park Service officials said. Show More Summary
A Grand Canyon fall is the reason for a man’s tragic death that happened Thursday afternoon at Grand Canyon National Park. The man apparently fell off a cliff’s edge of the natural wonder, USA Today reports. Officials were able to find his body at 400-feet below the rim Friday morning by helicopter. Show More Summary
The giant "supervolcano" that lies beneath Yellowstone National Park is hiding a deep secret: a massive chamber containing enough hot, partly molten rock to fill the Grand Canyon more than 11 times over. The newfound chamber (see below)...Show More Summary
Scientists have discovered a magma reservoir under the Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming so large that it could fill all five of the US Great Lakes - and then some.
Image via Grand Canyon National Park Around a dozen Native American actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s The Ridiculous Six, taking issue with the film’s culturally insensitive and offensive script. "They were being disrespectful," said one of the actors, 74-year-old David Hill, to ICTMN. Show More Summary
The Surprise eruption of the Calbuco Volcano in Chile has many scientists rethinking the threat of volcano that they do not deem dangerous. For years, it has been known that Yellowstone National Park has hid a supervolcano beneath its...Show More Summary
By Michael Lanza Whether you backpack it or hike it in one very long day, trekking across the Grand Canyon from the South Rim to the North Rim is one of our National Park System’s most scenic and aspirational adventures, in one … Continue reading ?
Hi Mike, I came across your blog while I was researching information for a trip I’m planning for this summer, backpacking in Grand Teton National Park from Granite Canyon to Paintbrush Canyon: 53 miles over five days. Have you done … Continue reading ?
Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most incredible wonders you could ever visit. To truly appreciated the Big Ass-ness of it, you really need to view it from the bottom. As someone who’s hiked there a few times, … Read more ›
What comes to mind when you hear the words "national park"? If it was the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite or another natural landscape in the western United States, the National Park Service (NPS) would like to offer some alternatives. See...Show More Summary