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Grand Canyon of the Colorado: The Solo Experience - John Nestler

Grand Canyon of the Colorado: The Solo Experience - John Nestler
March 11, 2014 -  Five Ten Webmaster

Feeling small, that’s what we crave. Nearly every soloist I talked to mentioned seeking this feeling while paddling the Grand Canyon of the Colorado. The comforts of the modern world protect us; cushion against challenges, so we return to the natural world to experience forces far greater than us. It’s difficult not to feel like an insignificant blip in the timeline when you’re surrounded by over a billion years of geologic history, but the beauty is intoxicating, the rapids have personality, and I was ready for the Canyon to teach me.

Grand Canyon, Even More Grand with Stealth Rubber - Annie Quathamer

Grand Canyon, Even More Grand with Stealth Rubber - Annie Quathamer
October 23, 2013 -  Annie Quathamer

AHHH, The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River!  This is a remarkable adventure, filled with super fun rapids, amazing surf waves, inspiring canyons, tremendous beauty, epic geology, and vistas that take your breath away.  Not to mention, killer camping and seventeen days on the river, deep in the canyon, with your friends!  

Demshitz did the Grand Canyon - Craig Kleckner

Demshitz did the Grand Canyon - Craig Kleckner
March 05, 2013 -  Craig Kleckner

Well Demshitz just finished up a cold trip down the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River. It was so cold the icicles were forming on you as you paddled down river. The trip started weeks before our actual put-in date of January 8th, because this was a kayak supported trip we had to carry all of our personal gear in our kayaks for the entire fourteen days. This was my first kayak supported trip of this sort of length, so I ran into a whole new set of hurdles like how much food, beer, clothes, and even...

 
 
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