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  •  lots of questions. . . (2+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, helpImdrowning

    and let's see if I have any answers. First, any hikes coming up in the Grand Canyon? Depends if you are doing a day hike, requiring no permit, or an overnight stay, in which case the latter requires a permit. Of course. Let me know what you would like to do, and how many are in your party, then contact me at my profile email address and we'll go from there. Second, the travertine pools were destroyed at both Havasu and Mooney falls sometime in the 1990s, and maybe there were two so-called classic 100-year floods. It takes a while fro the travertine to build back up and the last time I was there, on, around 2002 or 2003, the travertine was rebuilding. In any event, call the Supai Tourism office and see what the latest is. I used to take guests there so long I practically became a tribal member. Well, practically Anyway, there is a lot of hikes in the Grand Canyon turf and you just have to pick your poison, as the saying goes. As for Paria Canyon. . .that is one of my all-time favorites. Hope you enjoyed it, too, because the beauty is out of this world (as is neighboring Buckskin and Coyote gulches. That's my kind of hiking country. Thanks for posting your comments, asterion.

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    by richholtzin on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 03:17:34 PM PDT

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