Extreme Kayaking in the Grand Canyon
Extreme Kayaking in the Grand Canyon
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We took an expedition to kayak the Grand Canyon. It was a 220-mile long expedition that took us 12 days. We were 10 kayaks and two support rafts. While we were actually making a few different science shorts for our next season, we cut together this little video to give people a feel for what it’s like to kayak the Grand Canyon.
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Oh I know, I meant out the river.
I’ve privately rafted the canyon 3 times now (2 Dec & 1 Oct), and the next time I run it I really want to do it as a self-support kayaking trip. I need to actually learn how to paddle a WW kayak first. As I understand it the Canyon is a good place to hone one’s skill, it’s made me a damn good boater over the past few years.
Thanks! It was pretty sweet … although pretty cold.
Why is this extreme?? I took my play boat down the Grand and it was fun…but extreme??? No way is that over class IV unless maybe it was flood stage or something????
go to gorge di verdon frace
I went down the GC and I am 11 and I did 21 days
I wanna say it was at 30,000. I think it was a pretty standard flow actually.
Damn some those peeps swam a lil quick. Nice film though.
Great film ruined by bad music.
This is the most hyped and ridiculous whitewater video I have ever seen. There is nothing extreme about the Grand Canyon.
One of them is my kayaking teacher
What’s the song called its awesome
TOO MUCH GUMFLAPPIN’….. NO ONE CARES ABOUT ALL THE TALKING!
Kayaking is on my bucket list for sure, but I guess I will start with something less rough 😉
February 1-12th… It was COLD. That was the most extreme part of the whole trip.
That’s sick!!! Omggg
Awesome footage and great edit
Song name plz 😀 <3
Hi, I watched this in school
I giggled with joy through all the rapids as well. thanks for sharing. awe… 16 days of drunken paddling😆
I gotcha. Well, we paddled about 20 miles a day to get to the camp spots we wanted to camp at. You have to look at a map and have it planned out pretty well. It’s pretty easy to see the best places to get out. You can get out on most of the river actually. You just want to find the best sandbars. After the flood there are lots of great sand bars!
That’s fun very fun I have a kayice
So this may be a dumb question, but what do you do and how when you want to get out? Oh and by the way great video!
I am really looking forward to my GC Kayaking experience. I’ve been into many water sports including Wakeboarding but there’s nothing in comparison to Kayaking. Keep up the great videos and maybe we’ll see each other on the rapids.
Going on the bucket list!
What was the flow?
what the song called its got a good beat to it
What time of year is this
Hey Elisabeth – we’re a team and this is what we do. We go on expeditions, and make videos. It is work though, so don’t let the glamor get to you too much! 🙂 Check out our website – untamedscience(dot)com
what was the name of the song in this video?
i ran the grand canyon (colorado river) for 21 days and i saw some of the craziest whitewater we were in a huge raft
That was epic!! I’m picking up white water rafting soon, a lot of flooding happening in my area. I’ll be running some urban and sub-urban creeks along with wild rivers. I’m so pumped, starting in a liquid logic remix xp9..
Awesome video, I just subscribed!
I agree Bob. When ppl are in nature, they want to hear nature sounds. It’s pretty obnoxious how ppl always feel the need to put noise in there disguised as music. I had to mute it.
holy shit 4:22
This is a goal of mine. What business(es) support(s) these trips? Where do I sign up?
What time of year was this shot at?