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A mule"s eye view of the Grand Canyon

Mona Lange McCroskey

A mule"s eye view of the Grand Canyon

the photograph collection of trail guide Ray Tankersley

by Mona Lange McCroskey

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Published by HollyBear Press in Prescott, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tankersley, Ray, -- 1899-1980 -- Travel -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- Pictorial works.,
  • Tankersley, Ray, -- 1899-1980 -- Photograph collections.,
  • Trail riding -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.,
  • Mules -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.,
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.,
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    LC copy signed by author.

    Other titlesPhotograph collection of trail guide Ray Tankersley
    Statementby Mona Lange McCroskey.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF788 .M165 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16280855M
    ISBN 10096510673X
    LC Control Number2004106707
    OCLC/WorldCa57717288


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A mule"s eye view of the Grand Canyon by Mona Lange McCroskey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra: Get a "Mule's-Eye" View of the Grand Canyon - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). I shudder and try looking side-eye at the mind-boggling view.

It both tantalizes and terrifies me. Ten miles across the canyon, on the other side, I see a tower, tiny as a cactus, pointing to the sky. Nature lovers of all ages will welcome the easy accessibility of this Grand Canyon tribute.

-- Kirkus Reviews, J This book will appeal to teachers and young readers who are interested in nature’s beauty. Scanlon takes readers on a poetic walk through the Grand Canyon, describing native canyon animals, their homes, and hidey holes/5(7).

If you have a sense of adventure, feel reasonably fit and want to see the Grand Canyon from the top down, in all angles of light, and experience the canyon’s geology, wildlife and beauty in a way few ever get to experience it, you may enjoy the of all abilities are welcome.

The wranglers will tell you that if you are a regular rider, you will ache a lot less than the newbies, but. For many, hiking into the humbling expanse of the Grand Canyon is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. But for a hearty few, it's a commute.

Designed by. It's been a tough week or so for hikers, mule riders and rescue teams at Grand Canyon National Park.

During a 6-day span, a hiker fell off a trail and a rider was injured in an accident on a mule trip. Both required rescue via a park helicopter. On Apa 47 year-old Ohio man headed down the Grandview Trail, just east of the park's South Rim Village.

As the sun approaches the edge of the rim, the shadows within the canyon will shift slowly, changing the colors and textures within it. A run-of-the-mill magician can earn a round of applause by making a car disappear; a standing ovation if he can do the same thing with a bus.

But every day around dark, nature makes Grand Canyon vanish. Now you see it — now you don't. Descend on a Grand Canyon mule 10 miles from the South Rim to the canyon floor on the famed Bright Angel Trail, built and named by Ralph Cameron and originally a toll trail.

The trail is narrow, but mules have carried more thanvisitors safely, the National Park Service says. About 5½ hours later, after a picnic lunch, arrive at. Most of the Grand Canyon’s 6 million annual visitors come in summer, mostly to the South Rim. Find quietude at the North Rim, which typically is open from mid-May to mid-October.

About 1, feet higher than the South Rim, the North Rim has cooler weather—and a wider choice of forested rim trails, many of them fairly easy and outrageously scenic, like the Bright Angel Point Trail.

Desert View Drive is the name for Arizona High which runs between Grand Canyon Village and the settlement of Desert View on the Canyon’s eastern edge. Those visiting the Grand Canyon coming from the east will get their first glimpse of the canyon along this scenic drive, including views of the Colorado River cutting through it.