With gushing springs, clear-water streams, lush hardwood forests, and limestone bluffs rising hundreds of feet, the Powell Pilgrimage offers enough paddling to fill a lifetime, traveling along the Green and Colorado Rivers through Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada. Paddling the John Wesley Powell details the best paddling trips—classic floats, hidden gems, and challenging whitewater.
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Mike Bezemek is the author and photographer of books, blogs, and articles for a variety of publications, including the guidebook Paddling the Ozarks for Falcon Guides. As a contributing editor for Canoe & Kayak Magazine, he writes two recurring series—Regular Paddler, Remarkable Waters and Weekend Expeditions. Other projects include a bikepacking article series for Adventure Cyclist Magazine and a satirical review series about “shitty” beer that is currently seeking a new home. Twit Lit Classics, for Sky Horse Publishing, is a humorous literature companion book series which reimagines classic works of adventure literature as Twitter feeds. And his blog Hot Mess of an Adventure Writer Tells All: Confessions, Lessons, and Mishaps from the Field can be found at hotmessadventure.com. View his work or contact him at mikebezemek.com.