New Edition Grand Canyon Guide Just Arrived

The new 4th edition of the most complete river guide for the Grand Canyon ever is now available in our store. The Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon - Lees Ferry to South Cove by Tom Martin and Duwain Whitis is a winner of the National Outdoor Book Award. This popular guide features camps, rapids, scout points and updated (GCMRC) river mileages, printed on topo map backgrounds. This version reflects the latest changes in a variable river corridor, particularly updated camps, along with the summer shade/winter sun notations and detailed directions to popular attraction sites. New photos, including some of rapids from high scouting points, are incorporated into this version. Spiral bound on 110 tough, waterproof pages, 8 1/2 x 14".

The guide is available for immediate shipment for $31 in our store at In addition, RRFW is proud to present 3 more exciting new items.

We've all heard tantalizing snatches of stories and rumors of mishaps on the river and the trails of Grand Canyon. Whether a result of suicide, homicide or freak or foolish accidents, this is your opportunity to learn what actually happened: valuable lessons for all of us in avoiding potentially fatal circumstances while rafting or hiking in the harsh and unforgiving environment of Grand Canyon. This latest edition of the book is a fascinating and engaging investigation and analysis of deaths and some lucky escapes below the rim and on the rim in Grand Canyon National Park. Revised and updated to 2006. 9" x 6", 408 pages, soft cover, 408 pages, with summary tables and maps. $24, includes shipping. Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon

If you bring your guitar, mouth harp, kazoo, or even your singing voice on your river trips, the songbook Sing for the River: A Collection of River Songs by river runner Dorothy Lees Riddle is just what you need! You would be hard-pressed to think of a river song that isn't included in the collection of 55 songs with guitar chords, lyrics and melodies featured. You will find classic favorites like Take Me to the River, Blue Bayou, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Moon River, and Proud Mary. Great ink-drawing river illustrations throughout, 276 pages, soft cover, spiral bound for easy page turning, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", sized to fit nicely in your ammo can. $24, includes shipping. See a sample page and order at our store at: Grand Canyon Songbook.

We are proud to off beautiful note cards featuring Grand Canyon plants and scenes in vivid watercolor and ink by artist/river runner Jacky Boudreaux. These unique cards are printed on high quality coated cardstock with envelopes, are blank inside and come in a re-sealable clear pouch. Perfect for sending to friends and family for all occasions-particularly a ‘thank you' for a river trip ‘invite'! 4 original designs* featured in either a 4-pack ($12) or 8-pack ($18.)  Prices include shipping. (*Deer Creek Falls, Ocotillo in Bloom, Redwall Cavern, and Elves Chasm.) See them at our store at: Grand Canyon Notecards.

All this and much more is available at our River Runners for Wilderness store at Stock up and do a good turn for Grand Canyon's superb Colorado River-all proceeds contribute to our efforts to win the highest legal protection for the proposed wilderness of the river and backcountry of Grand Canyon.