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Deep Black: An Advaenture Through the Black Canyon
by Robb Magley
Colorado's Black Canyon, the nation's newest National Park, is steeper and narrower than the Grand Canyon. There are many places where dangerous rapids fill the entire space between the walls. The Black Canyon was not conquered until 1901 when William Torrence and Abraham Lincoln Fellows completed the first full passage of the canyon using a rubber boat for some portions ...more
Paperback, 143 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by Western Reflections Publishing Company
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A true novel of two men descending into the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, and attempting to navigate the river, mirroring the successful journey of the two men who originally paved the way at the turn of the century. The successful historical expedition led to the opening of the Gunnison Tunnel, an important watershed for the Montrose, Colorado area. As the Black Canyon is the nation's newest national park, it's also an interesting look into how untamed the canyon truly is-- ...more