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Frittering away weekdays

23 hours agoHealth / Fitness : Jill Outside

After my forest road meltdown last Friday, I was hopeful I'd cleared my head enough to muscle through some projects this week. I'd felt unmoored. Last weekend was supposed to be my annual trip to hike the Grand Canyon with my dad. This is a tradition we've kept, with a few hiccups, nearly every year since 2004. Show More Summary

Between the rocks and the river on a weekend escape to Marble Canyon, Ariz.

When we sisters-in-law (one in California, the other in Nevada) agreed to a midway Western weekend for the brothers, we should have known better. The setting and scenery would be grand, the river inviting and the amenities, well, less so. Arizona’s Marble Canyon and the upper Colorado River near...

Secretary Zinke Outlines Action Plan to Combat Harassment and Discrimination

Survey finds 38% of NPS employees harassed, discriminated against GRAND CANYON, AZ– Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Acting Director of the National Park Service Mike Reynolds announced an immediate action plan to...Show More Summary

Grand Canyon air tours: Conservationists hear noise; tribe sees money

last weekNews : USAToday: News

Conservationists say helicopter tours have shattered the solitude of the Grand Canyon.        

Grand Canyon air tours: Conservationists hear noise; tribe sees money

Conservationists say helicopter tours have shattered the solitude of the Grand Canyon.        

10 beautiful hikes

2 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

The Grand Canyon Rim to Rim Hike Trail The Kalalau Hike in Hawaii The Laugavegur Trail, Iceland Hike Tour du Mont Blanc Hike Mount Rinjani Volcano Hike Eruption The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Hike The Wadi Numeira Siq … Continue reading ?

Hockney's American landscape leads Sotheby's Contemporary Art Sale

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

One of the greatest David Hockney landscapes in private hands, 15 Canvas Study of the Grand Canyon (1998), sold for £6,008,750 / $7,949,576 / ?6,740,013 ? the second highest price for the artist at auction, following the record set in Sotheby?s New York saleroom earlier this year. Show More Summary

'Pure Land' Explores a Brutal Murder in Grand Canyon

The new book by journalist Annette McGivney excavates three lives (including her own) interlinked by a 2006 homicide near Havasu Falls

Captain Jackass

Writer Kevin Fedarko went looking for meaning in the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He ended up in charge of a boat full of poop.

10 unique ways to experience the Grand Canyon

Skip the tour bus for these outdoor adventures        

Films & programs: Discovering the Grand Canyon, all about desert bighorn sheep

GRAND CANYON Presentation An REI expert will help attendees discover adventures within the park, such as hiking, backpacking, canyoneering and rafting. When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 E. Foothill Blvd., Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360 JOSHUA TREE Presentation...

My Drowning (And Other Inconveniences)

After a legendary career in adventure writing, Tim Cahill thought his story was over. Thrown from a raft in the Grand Canyon’s Lava Falls, he was trapped underwater and out of air. When he finally reached land, his heart stopped for several minutes. Then he came back—and decided to risk Lava again.

U.S. Rep. Gosar Leads Passage of Grand Canyon Bison Management Act

The Arizona Game and Fish Department applauds the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee for approving a bi-partisan bill. This post U.S. Rep. Gosar Leads Passage of Grand Canyon Bison Management Act appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Wanted: Volunteer shooters to thin Grand Canyon bison herd (Update)

The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun to kill the animals that increasingly are damaging park resource...

The Early Master Plans for National Parks Are Almost as Beautiful as the Parks Themselves

In the beginning, there was Yellowstone: more than 2,000,000 acres of mountains, fields, forests, geysers, and rivers, a place of such commanding beauty that, according to an early account describing the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone,...Show More Summary

Travel site votes Scotland 'most beautiful in the world'

With sights like the Grand Canyon, Mount Everest, and The Great Barrier Reef, we have to admit, we live in a beautiful world. So when Rough Guide asked its readers to pick the most beautiful country in the world, they had a tall task tallying the votes. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

The 10 best National Parks to visit in fall

Fewer crowds and stunning foliage make for an epic trip For most of the 58 National Parks in the United States, summer is high season. Tourists from around the world come to see the Grand Canyon, hike Rocky Mountain National Park, or watch a geyser explode in Yellowstone. Show More Summary

The Grand Canyon Visitors Who Put the Butt in Butthead

One may extrapolate that there are approximately 56,940 butts deposited on this one trail each year.

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