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Snapshots

  1. grand canyon

    Snapshot Title: grand canyon
    Taken by: paul smith

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    the



  2. test

    Snapshot Title: test
    Taken by: Henry Hillman

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    test



  3. Apples and oranges...

    Snapshot Title: Apples and oranges...
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    ...and beer!



  4. Hance Rapid

    Snapshot Title: Hance Rapid
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Grand Canyon Scale: Class 7-8, 30' Drop - a difficult, dangerous rapid with large holes and waves and exposed rocks at various water levels. Named after "Capt." John T Hance, miner, rancher, guide, st...



  5. KAN JAM

    Snapshot Title: KAN JAM
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    We didn't play this enough! Great game for the beach. throw frisbee near the Kan & have your partner Jam it in.



  6. Bowline on a Bight

    Snapshot Title: Bowline on a Bight
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Bow Lines are tied as soon as a raft hits the beach to a solid tree, large clump of trees, or "sand stake". Because a boater needs to put hands into dense brush at the base of trees, snakebite exposu...



  7. Come Along Wench

    Snapshot Title: Come Along Wench
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    You can clearly read, "4-Ton Cable Puller" on our primary piece of safety hardware. This leveraging device is to be used in extreme cases where a raft is pinned to an obstacle by the force of the wat...



  8. Battery Boxes

    Snapshot Title: Battery Boxes
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    These two ammo cans are filled with Duracell AA batteries needed for Grand Canyon GigaView. NRS (Northwest River Supply) was a generous corp sponsor of the project. Smith Optics provided excellent pr...



  9. BomberGear

    Snapshot Title: BomberGear
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    a close up of the BomberGear logo on a spray skirt that kayakers wear to seal themselves into the boat and to keep water out. To exit a kayak when flipped over & underwater, one simply pulls on the s...



  10. Inflatable Kayak

    Snapshot Title: Inflatable Kayak
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    A fun alternative to the big rafts for mild rapids. IK's can be impossible to paddle fast enough to keep up with the heavy rafts during upstream winds. They can be sturdy boats for big rapids, so lo...



  11. Rocket Box

    Snapshot Title: Rocket Box
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Military surplus ammunition boxes have been water proof standards for river runners for generations. Post-WWII, war surplus bridge-building rafts were among the first crafts to carry commercial rafti...



  12. Whitewater Playboat

    Snapshot Title: Whitewater Playboat
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    A small, versatile kayak designed to surf standing river waves and perform spinning manuevers



  13. Aqua Partner

    Snapshot Title: Aqua Partner
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Provided by PRO, this water filtration system saved our group time and energy that wasn't put into pumping water for filtration. After settling silting river water with alum particles, the Aqua Partn...



  14. Basalt Dike

    Snapshot Title: Basalt Dike
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Volcanic in nature, this massive intrusion of basalt (and the rope-like thin one below it) forced its way through the Hakatai Shale.



  15. Pabst Blue Ribbon

    Snapshot Title: Pabst Blue Ribbon
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #13 Hance Rapid - On the Boats
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    A Portland favorite