Paddling the John Wesley Powell Route

Exploring the Green and Colorado Rivers

Book Description

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.

Look inside to find:

  • GPS coordinates for every put-in/takeout
  • Detailed river descriptions
  • Maps showing access points and river miles
  • Level of difficulty, optimal flows, rapids, and other hazards

About Bezemek, Mike

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.

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