Boater's Guide to Lake Powell 6th Edition

Boater's Guide to Lake Powell 6th Edition

by Michael R. Kelsey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780944510322
Publisher: Kelsey Publishing
Publication date: 03/04/2016
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 586,627
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and the Author 4

Metric Conversion Table 5

Map Symbols and Abbreviations 6

Part I Introduction & History 7

The First Occupants (Map-Indians, Page 9) 7

The Spaniards and Trappers 8

The Mormons 8

River Exploration and John W. Powell 10

History of the Cattle Industry of SE Utah 10

Glen Canyon & San Juan River Gold Rushes 16

The Dam Builders 16

Visitations to the GCNRA 17

Sedimentation-The Filling up of Lake Powell 17

Part II Introduction to Boating, Hiking and Camping 20

Marinas on Lake Powell 20

Navajo Nat. Marinas, Other Launch Sites 30

Important Tele Numbers & Websites 31

Weather and Climate of Lake Powell 31

Hiking Season Around Lake Powell 33

Hiking Equipment 33

Fotography in Deep, Dark, Canyons 33

Preserving Archeology Sites 34

Insects and Pests 35

Drinking Water 35

Camping on Lake Powell 36

Cellfones-Fees-Regs-Toilets-Waste-Quagga 38

Part III Geology, Maps and Odds & Ends 39

Geology of Glen Canyon & Lake Powell C. 39

Maps of Lake Powell Country 42

General Information: Odds and Ends 44

Reference Map of Canyons and Hikes 47

Part IV Lake Powell's Side-Canyons & Hiking-From North to South 48

1 Cataract, Imperial and Calf Canyons (Area Map 1A-Upper Lake Powell) 48

2 Gypsum, Palmer, Easter Pasture, Clearwater & Bowdie Canyons, and Ocean Point Hike 56

3 Cove, Rockfall and Dark Canyons (Maps 3A & 3) 66

4 Freddies Cistern and Sheep, Narrow & Rock Canyons 72

5 Dirty Devil River, North Wash, and Farley & White Canyons: and The History of Cass Hite; Hite & White Canyon Towns, the Experimental Pilot Uranium Mill, & the Happy Jack Mine 76

6 Trachyte and Swett Creek Canyons (Area Map 6A-Hite to Moqui Canyon & Bullfrog) 118

7 Twomile, Fourmile, Scorup, Blue Notch and Red Canyons; and The Story of Bert Loper 124

8 Ticaboo Creek and South Fork Canyons, and Cass Hite's Home 138

9 Good Hope Bay, The Old Trail, and Sevenmile & Cedar Canyons 144

10 Tapestry Wall Hike, and Smith Fork & Warm Springs Canyon 150

11 Knowles, Forgotten, Hansen & Crystal Springs Canyons 156

12 Moqui, North Gulch & Stanton Canyons (Area Map 12A-Bullfrog to San Juan R. Arm) 162

13 Halls Creek & Waterpocket Fold Hikes, Halls Ck. & Bullfrog Bays & Lost Eden Canyon 172

14 Lake & Annies Canyons, the Schock & Gretchen Bar Trails, and Lake Pagahrit 178

15 Slickrock & Iceberg Canyons, and The Rincon & Rincon Overlook Hikes 188

16 Long & Bowns Canyons, and the Black Trail (Area Map 16A, The Escalante River) 196

17 Explorer, Fence and Cow Canyons, Escalante River Inlet 206

18 Fortymile Gulch, Willow Creek and Bishop Canyon, Escalante River Inlet 212

19 Fiftymile Creek, Davis Gulch and Clear & Indian Creek Canyons, Escalante River Inlet 216

20 Ribbon & Cottonwood Canyons and the Hole-in-the-Rock & Jackass Bench Trails 222

21 Llewellyn & Cottonwood Gulches, Reflection, Hidden Passage & Music Temple Canyons; (Area Map 21 A-San Juan Arm and Area Map 21 B-The Long Walk of the Navajos) 230

22 Mikes Canyon, Castle Creek, Johnies Hole, and the Nokai Dome Hike 242

23 Spencer's Road & Williams Trail and Nokai Canyon & Piute Mesa 248

24 Great Bend Canyons of the San Juan River Arm, and Neskahi & Piute Canyons 254

25 Deep, Desha and Trail Canyons 260

26 Wilson Creek and Shoot-the-Chute Canyons 264

27 Nasja, Bald Rock and Cha Canyons (Area Map 27A-Lower Lake Powell) 266

28 Twilight and Anasazi Canyons 272

29 Oak, Little Oak, Forbidding, Cliff and Rainbow Bridge Canyons 276

30 Cascade, Driftwood, Balanced Rock & Dangling Rope Canyons and the Klondike Trail 282

31 Cathedral and Mountain Sheep Canyons 290

32 Wetherill and Dungeon Canyons 294

33 Dry Rock Creek and Middle Rock Creek Canyons 298

34 Rock Creek & Steer Canyon, and the Woolsey Arch Hike 302

35 West and Sand Canyons (Area Map 35A-Sheep & Goat Trails up Cummings Mesa) 306

36 Face and Labyrinth Canyons 314

37 Last Chance, Croton, Little Valley & Friendship Cove Canyons and Last Chance Bay 320

38 Gunsight Canyon, and Padre Bay & Crossing of the Fathers 324

39 Navajo Canyon Inlet, Chaol Canyon, and Navajo, and the Dominguez & Escalante Trails 332

40 Warm Creek Bay, Crosby Canyon and the Spencer Coal Mines 340

41 Antelope Canyon, Upper and Lower 346

42 Wiregrass Canyon, Blue Pool Wash & Wahweap Bay (Area Map 42A, Wahweap Bay) 350

43 The Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lee's Ferry 356

Further Reading and Information Sources 358

Other Guidebooks by the Author, and Distributors for Kelsey Publishing 360

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