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    • Socotwa text: page 011

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • After the supper had vanished, and while we all washed our plates, cups, and utensils with the cool mud of the creek bed, a roaring campfire was built; and, as the blaze died away, and the embers glowed brightly, the entire group sat around,...
    • Socotwa text: page 014

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • all the crews to return, we made loblollies on the beach and watched the frogs which fearlessly sat next to us. Stan had succeeded in breaking down the sand bar on one side so that the jump across the little stream and the giant loblolly was a...
    • Socotwa text: page 017

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • amphitheater of the Music Temple. Exploring about, we found the names of Dellenbach, Stewart, Powell, and others, and dates back to 1871. Quietly we gathered by the edge of the dark blue pool, led there by the sweet echoing melodies Merly played...
    • Socotwa text: page 030

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • At Bryce Junction, about eight rats climbed into the truck and headed toward Salt Lake. The rest of us continued in the bus to Bryce Canyon, planning to arrive in Salt Lake the following day. The trip to Salt Lake in the truck was a relatively...
    • Socotwa text: page 032

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • back o Alan's motor scooter, and gradually each one took his leave and returned to his home and the summer ahead. Thirty-six of us separated to 36 different walks of life; some scurried back across Nevada to California; others went to summer...
    • Socotwa text: page 004

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • began counting the number of times we crossed the wash, but gave it up as a lost cause. We saw a live bunny. We ate more of our lunches. We lost one straw hat to Emily who threw it over the cliff' into the ravine. We stampeded some cattle, saw two...
    • Socotwa text: page 006

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • boats; the girls now were acquiring the knack of rolling sleeping bags up small, and were even able to calm straggling hair. Suddenly shouts sent our glances toward the river where one of the rafts was being carried toward the center of the...
    • Socotwa text: page 038

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Cal Bears: Captain Steve Kovacich, 934 Avis Drive, El Cerrito, California, seemed to be a General Practitioner of desert life. He kept us informed in detail of the flora and fauna of the region and impressed us as well with his skill in climbing....
    • Socotwa text: page 015

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • camp ground was solved by a bucket brigade, and before long the 36 assembled for the hike (or as much of it as you felt your exhausted body could take) to the Hole in the Rock. Merly abandoned the customary trail because of the very dense growth...
    • Socotwa text: page 034

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • CREWS Square Shooters: Captain Bill Collett, 709 East 6400 South, Midvale 16, Utah, was a quiet and efficient equipment man. He patched, pieced, and loaned whatever was in need of such work; and found time to lead his crew in vigorous hiking and...
    • Socotwa text: Dedication

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Dedicated to: MERLY, CAPTAIN STEVE, and all my fellow River Rats with whom I spent eight of the most wonderful days of my life.
    • Socotwa text: page 026

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Eventually, the war became too rough. Betty was pulled into the river and held under accidentally; Glad was getting mighty cold; and Merlin lost part of his finger as he tried in vain to retain a large can which was his last weapon. When his crew...
    • Socotwa text: page 023

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • everybody to the dance. What a grand orchestra they were! John Farnsworth called the squares after we had gotten our partners during the round dancing and a Virginia reel. Stan turned out to be practically the best dancer there, and lucky was the...
    • Socotwa text: page 002

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • everyone did, where they were from, who they were, how they stood state-wise, and what they looked like. The last two we could remember, but the rest had to be relearned at later meetings. As we paused in Provo, two cute girls in red bandana...
    • Socotwa text: page 033

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Figure drawing of the Socotwa party. Name appear by each figure. They enclude: Lee D. ; John O ; Steve ; Ode ; Sharon ; Venice ; Ted ; John F. ; La Rae ; Bob Perry ; Dick ; Bill E. Allan ; Enz ; Stan ; Mrs Gardner ; Carol ; Chuck ; Merly ; Joyce...
    • Socotwa text: page 031

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • floor of the colorful, fanciful canyon. We observed manzanita (a sign of elevation and history of the area), and picked up a few fossil snails in some limestone. Dashing up switchbacks, we emerged at the rim of the canyon, having glimpsed into a...
    • Socotwa text: page 003

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • For the second time that day, Frisby became the national pastime, but eventually with the philosophy that if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, we played baseball too. Bob Parry, an experienced Rat, knew that the back seat of the bus made a most...
    • Socotwa text: page 022

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • gentleman of the desert wearing among other things the bottom half of the legs of a pair of old levis, ran to victory. Her position in the sports world was challenged only by Lee Perry, whose feet were sore, and by Merly, who actually bettered her...
    • Socotwa text: page 019

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • given to us; and, for the rest of the evening, we listened or spoke and were filled with the love and the joy of the people and the world about us. We stared hard at the huge rock walls across the river, while they slowly turned from red to black...
    • Socotwa text: page 021

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Heartily digging into the sacks, we withdrew bread with sandwich spread or Vienna sausages between them. As consolation, however, there were cookies and finally raisins, which Ted especially liked. And then the contest began. Lee Perry leaped...

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