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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 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 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...
    • Group picture of rafters.

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Group picture of rafters. People are: Front row: Merlin "Merly" Shaw; unidentified ; Venice Whitwood; LaRae Hanks; Sharon Odekirk; Jeannie Reiche; unidentified; Stan Gardner, son of Pearl Gardner. 2nd. row: Norma Mills; Dave Rishton; Marilyn...
    • Socotwa text: page 013

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • light red limestone which we saw for the remainder of the trip. The walls of the canyon were lower, but no less rugged than they had been previously; and our experienced eyes could now more quickly sight the tell-tale talus of an abandoned mine. We...
    • Socotwa text: page 016

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • meaningfulness of this spot. Though we wished to linger there in the breeze and the quietude we had found, in order to get down to the camp before dark, we had to begin the descent. On the way down each of us collected film boxes, candy wrappers,...
    • Socotwa text: page 024

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Merly and his crew of River Rats quickly prepared fine loblollies for representatives of each crew to crawl, run, and creep through. (Ted and Johno were eliminated from the activities after a mud shave as punishment for their naughty deed.) Bob...

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