Wildsam Field Guides Grand Canyon

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Wildsam Field Guides: Grand Canyon ventures into America's most iconic landscape with guidance and insight from leading experts on geology, flora, fauna, history, culture and outdoor pursuits of all kinds. Explore the Grand Canyon with leading experts, including:Insights on geology, flora, fauna, history and culture; Historic trading posts; Intel from Native leaders and veteran hiking, backpacking and river guides; Names of river rapids and their origins; A broadcast transcript of one daredevil's gorge-braving tightrope escapade; Profiles of surrounding Southwestern towns; A master canyoneer's go-to sources for backcountry knowledge; Our essential list of base camps, trails, road trips and overlooks for each quadrant of the park; Intel from a fly fisherman and a rafting outfitter.
ISBN: 9781467199032
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: Arizona
Series: WildSam National Parks
Images: 200
Pages: 160
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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