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Grand Canyon In A Wooden Dory

Discussion in 'Places to Paddle' started by Rob Stevens, Jan 21, 2019.

  1. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

  2. fred capenos

    fred capenos Canoe Pilot

    Thanks Rob,
    Nice read while I sat by the fireplace. -1 degree today.
  3. Blott

    Blott LOVES Wooden Canoes

  4. ppine

    ppine Enthusiastic about Wooden Canoes

    Thanks for posting this. Some day Glen Canyon Dam will be taken out.
    I have been down the Grand Canyon from Lee's Ferry to Pearce Ferry which is 286 miles, but in a J rig. It took a week with an outboard. It costs about $3,000 all inclusive.

    A dory trip takes 3 weeks and costs $ 7-8,000 . A private trip takes years to wait in line, and not everyone has a big dory.

    I used to have a wood drift boat 16 feet in length. On rivers too swift for canoes it was like flying.

    I am back on the forum now, after taking the canvas off my 1951 Old Town Guide 18.

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