The Pre-Trip Planning
THE PRE-TRIP PLANNING
This chapter has downloads of the NPS noncommercial river video.
This chapter includes info on trip participant selection, and the hazards inherent therein.
This chapter outlines important information for those new to rafting or new to Grand Canyon.
This chapter has information about the expected weather.
This chapter includes info on suggestions for different types of watercraft, kayak safety, etc
This chapter includes info on winter and summer gear lists, first aid and repair kit contents, camera types and taking photos, tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, footwear (winter and summer), sat-phones/ground to air/two-way radios/signal mirrors, river and hiking guides, chairs and chair management, personal snacks
This chapter includes info on ice/iceless cooking, gear needed and how to pack it, cook crews including couples and re-assigning crews, kitchen set up and take down, stoves, how much propane
This chapter includes info on food lists, coffee, perishable storage, cooler type and packing, lunch equipment, winter vs summer, time to prepare food on river, floating lunch, hiking lunch, drinks (hot/cold/alcohol), cooler ice maintenance
This chapter includes info on how to share the costs, what the costs are including food,/shuttle/ NPS, a damage deposit and post trip distribution of funds, NPS/Tribal/Rental fees
This chapter includes info on trash and solid waist management, day tripper, how to deal with trash including grease and a day trash container
This chapter includes info on planning, coordinating, staying in touch, helping with food pack,
This chapter includes info on where to get water at Lee’s (Marble Canyon in the winter), Phantom, pumping, pumps, water jugs
This chapter includes info on where to camp, suggested itineraries, brief discussion of hiking options, popular hikes and camps