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Let’s Get Social

At Grand Canyon Whitewater, we have the ability to create a trip-specific social site; it gives you and fellow guests from your trip the ability to post photos and videos you might have taken while on your whitewater rafting trip.   It also allows you to stay in contact with your fellow adventurers long after […]

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Hiking Etiquette

Chances are, at some point on your Grand Canyon Whitewater trip, you are going to encounter some other adventurers. If you’re hiking in or out of the canyon on one of our Upper or Lower Canyon trips, you’ll undoubtedly pass a lot of other hikers on Bright Angel Trail. And, if you’re doing one of […]

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Bright Angel Trail Conditions Update!

This applies to GCW guests on Upper or Lower Canyon trips from April 2015 through July 2015: The National Park Service is performing maintenance work on a pipeline that supplies water to resthouses below the rim of Grand Canyon. Until the maintenance is completed, the park has shut off the water supply at most of […]

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We got a first timer here!

I’ve been working in the GCW office for a few months now and have been learning the ropes as I go. Thanks specifically to my amazing co-workers Lindsay and Sarah for getting me up to speed on trip logistics, FAQs, the reservation system and just about every small detail you could think of. I’m going […]

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We’re Ready for the 2015 Season! Are You?

We are gearing up for the 2015 rafting season and hope you are too! This week, our operations team held a training session at our warehouse, and a couple of us from the office were lucky enough to observe the goings-on. This gave us an opportunity to see how our guides are running things down […]

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Make Your Body Happy; Have a Huppy! (We’ll explain…)

ARR/GCW river guide, Lyndsay Hupp, has been working on perfecting a healthy, delicious snack bar and it seems she has found the secret recipe. We’re excited for her success because we love her AND her Huppybars! The Huppybar website says it best, so I’ll use her words… The tale of the Huppybar begins somewhere between […]

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Train Smarter for your Grand Canyon Hike

I recently went on a trip that involved a lot of hiking. I am young, in decent shape and try to work out at least 4 times a week but all this hiking was tough! And got me thinking… Hiking requires increased muscular strength in certain areas like calves and quads. So often, I assume […]

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