All Tours: 5

As white settler populations grew in the Great Basin during the mid- to late-nineteenth century, moments of conflict and violence erupted between settlers, miners, overland immigrants, Native peoples, U.S. military forces, and others. These stories…

In 1911-12 Emery and Ellsworth Kolb rafted the Grand, Green, and Colorado Rivers from Wyoming to California. They owned a photography studio at Bright Angel in the Grand Canyon and the expedition used for create photography and film for their…

The Colorado River can be a challenge to cross, especially in regions of rugged desert, deep canyon walls, and swift waters. These four stories highlight historical and contemporary crossing points.