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    • found such a concentration of steamboats. They stretched for four or five miles, curving with the river itse& sometimes two and three deep. By night, the procession of boats on the lower river was one of magical splendor. Hundreds of lights glanced...
    • Socotwa text: page 001

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • The second weekend of June may have seemed quite ordinary to the rest of the world, but to a select few, excitement was afoot. In various Salt Lake homes (to be revealed later), people bustled about airing bed rolls, buying lip balm, cleaning...
    • 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 007

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • With the "Shasta" tied securely, we shoved off into the constantly flowing river. A long and interesting day lay ahead of us. Just four miles downstream we made (or we should say four crews made) the landing at Smith Fork. A short hike through...
    • Socotwa text: page 008

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • the rest of the hike back to the boats, the fellows alternated carrying him pickaback to avoid infection. To his delight he received the gentle undivided attention of Judy and Marilyn to boot. Upon our return to the landing, we found that we were...
    • Socotwa text: page 009

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • river, we carefully scanned the cliffs, sky, and water for objects of interest. In our survey we noted: three blue herons, majestically soaring above; five puffy little clouds; the honey-combing of the swallows' nests at the tops of the walls; and...
    • 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 012

    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • The day ahead was to be rather long, and spiced only by one stop at a previously unexplored canyon. But we were told of many landmarks and points of interest to keep our eyes on as we drifted down the River of No Return. This particular aspect of...

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