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Snapshots

  1. Shinumo Rapid - Class 2-3 - 8" Drop

    Snapshot Title: Shinumo Rapid - Class 2-3 - 8" Drop
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #20 - Over Shinumo Creek
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    An average rapid in the Grand Canyon. A couple of holes on the river left side. This was a great rapid for the inflatable kayak to run.



  2. Menodora

    Snapshot Title: Menodora
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #20 - Over Shinumo Creek
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Another yellow flower about to bloom, Menodora is a member of the olive family.



  3. Swimming Hole

    Snapshot Title: Swimming Hole
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #20 - Over Shinumo Creek
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    One of many waterfall/swimming holes on Shinumo Creek. I had quick swim because the water was very cold, but it was deliciously refreshing. The NPS has a Humpback Chub reintroduction program in the ...



  4. Thomas and Christy

    Snapshot Title: Thomas and Christy
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #20 - Over Shinumo Creek
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    The photographer and his fiance take a break from the hike to enjoy the view over Shinumo Creek.



  5. Hairy Gold-Aster

    Snapshot Title: Hairy Gold-Aster
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #20 - Over Shinumo Creek
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    These small bushes cover the lower talus slopes of the Grand Canyon. By the end of our trip, their golden flowers painted the Canyon in spring color.



  6. Claretcup Hedgehog Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Claretcup Hedgehog Cactus
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #20 - Over Shinumo Creek
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Echinocereus triglochidiatus - often grows in large clusters, approx 12 inches tall, produces deep red flowers, and edible fruits