A compelling collection of stories of the Grand Canyon includes selections from David Brower, Barry Lopez, Colin Fletcher, Edward Abbey, Page Stegner, Terry Tempest Williams, and others. Original.
Almost 5 million people visit the Grand Canyon every year, but few venture beyond the rim. This ancient and spectacular gorge is so impressive that all experience it in their own personal way, some just standing in awe and marveling at its vastness, others compelled to action—on the cliffs, in the gorges, on the river. Through this collection of stories you can experience the deeper wonders of this magnificent world treasure. Follow these writers as they:* Swim in hidden grottos under luminous waterfalls* Stand alone in an immense solitude* Raft the white-water of the Colorado River and sleep under billion-year-old cliffs* Discover the timeless interplay of desert wildlife* Face the terror of a flash flood* Hike ancient Native American trails through astonishing side canyonsThe Grand Canyon is a temple of personal discovery, a deep Himalaya that can only be experienced to be believed.