Wildsam

Grand Canyon Field Guide

$22.00

Printed in the USA.

 Explore the Grand Canyon in the company of leading experts, with insight on geology, flora, fauna, scenic overlooks, epic drives, hiking and river-running logistics. In the landscape once called “The Great Unknown,” there’s much still to discover.

LOCAL STORIES, TRAVEL INTEL AND MODERN LORE, INCLUDING:

- Insights from leading experts on geology, flora, fauna, history and culture 

- Historic trading posts of note
- Intel from Native leaders and veteran hiking, backpacking and river guides
- Names of river rapids and their origins
- A broadcast transcript of one daredevil’s gorge-braving tightrope escapade

- Profiles of surrounding Southwestern towns
- An interview with a landscape painter
- A master canyoneers go-to sources for backcountry knowledge

- Original writing from acclaimed poet Sherwin Bitsui, novelist Ann Cummins and journalist James Pogue
- Our essential list of base camps, trails, road trips and overlooks for each quadrant of the park