River

One Man's Journey Down the Colorado, Source to Sea
Product Number: EB00585778
Released: Oct 27, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780804152433
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

At age sixty-seven, Colin Fletcher, the guru of backpacking in America, undertook a rigorous six-month raft expedition down the full length of the Colorado River--alone. He needed "something to pare the fat off my soul...to make me grateful, again, for being alive." The 1,700 miles between the Colorado's source in Wyoming and its conclusion at Mexico's Gulf of California contain some of the most spectacular vistas on earth, and Fletcher is the ideal guide for the terrain. As his privileged companions, we travel to places like Disaster Falls and Desolation Canyon, observe beaver and elk, experience sandstorms and whitewater rapids, and share Fletcher's thoughts on the human race, the environment, and the joys of solitude.

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Author(s): Colin Fletcher
Genre: Travel, Sports, Science
Original Publish Date: Oct 15, 2014

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