Navigate Glen Canyon
. . . and under the vaulting 
         cathedral burn a candle
             to the memory.
Navigating
Glen Canyon
on this Web site
Navigate Seeing Science
GLEN CANYON
...pride...lost...reminisce...
There once was a place...
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KNOWLEDGE FOR USE
Is what we learn useful?
Explore beyond the edge...
WHAT
happened
...a whimsical monument
Reminiscences
WHY
did it
The science of silt is simple but...
Silt
WHERE
was it
...enchanted places
Memories

 
Silt
(Glen Canyon)
Build a dam and...
The science of silt is simple but subtle.
Silt
(Knowledge for Use)
...in a few centuries it will...
The science of silt is simple but subtle.

Memories
A scrapbook….
 
Boat in, and discover...explore Mystery Canyon
Let’s set our calendars back…
Cathedral Canyon
We approach that impossible passageway…We've just climbed up a precipitous sheep trail...explore Cathedral Can.
Spinning down the river
Raging rapids in the wild, red, outlaw river.
PAP helps build the dam.
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Reclaiming a lost canyon (HCN)
A magical tour
A Glen Canyon Odyssey
Validity + Sufficiency
Take a step across the edge.
Let us learn to look where we are going.
Let us learn to see beyond the merely “obvious.”
 
Quo Vadis? 
What lies beyond?
Solipsism
Egocentrism
Ethnocentrism
Anthropocentrism

...a glimpse of what lies beyond the pinched perceptions of primitive man.
 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
Did you discover why
(and where)
we say: 

“Desert dams are Gila monsters, Moki steps to future disaster”?

Magical Tour

A World Wide Web tour of Glen Canyon
You are the explorer...

Reminiscences
From the air over Wishbone…
In this tour of Glen Canyon, you are the explorer. 
Click on points in the pictures to open new vistas.
 

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Marriott Library Archives
Knowledge for Use
Glen Canyon Institute
A Glen Canyon Odyssey...and Saga

A rough road; a primitive ferry...A remote country out of a time past.
...with a reputation...An unknown river!
Nothing can prepare you for what you see.The air shuttle
...a new and magical world.The float trip starts
...enchanting land of rock...Upper Glen Canyon
...it gets closer...your boat starts rocking...The rapids
A plastic Xmas tree...History in the Glen
The smell of the river and tamarisk...Camping
...many springs at the base of cliffs...Water in the desert
...routes are rare...walls are everywhere.Hiking up and out of the canyon
...in about 1276 something shifted...Anasazi ecosystem
...they stood in silence, stunned by the sight and sound.Side Canyons
A very special place.Labyrinth Canyon
Between one and two hundred...each stunning...All the other side canyons
Moki...Moqui...??Jump-ups
...challenges are everywhere...the friction is fine.Climbing challenges
Be all you can be...life at its fullest.Autonomy and exploration
Fame will bring...Others on the river
...these things all combined in a single place...Animals
 


 
Wishbone Canyon
and the slickrock ridge
...we see just the top of the Keyhole...

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Boulder Canyon. Navajo Canyon.explore Twilight Can.
The magic doorthe Keyhole Alcove
top of Klondike bar sheep trail
A boundless fairyland of Mother Nature's work.

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THE stream alcoveexplore Driftwood Can.
...larger than past experience would let us imagine...explore Cathedral canyon
 
 

The cairn above Klondike Bar

One by one those fortuante few came to face the terrible truth.
...Glen sank in to the past.

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...light plays tricks on sensuous rock...explore Labyrinth Can.
The Keyhole Alcove
...a magic door to a tour of Glen…
 

Here starts the Magic Web Tour...White Canyon & Hite, Utah The put-in
                    point for a float trip through Glen 
That river looked fast...it roared...Into the river    mile 163?
We are motionless!  ...the banks are moving.First miles
and...the cliffs are getting higher and higher...First rapids     mile 160
Anasazi looked out upon the same river we see...The Horn: Anasazi home

Preview of tour to come:

...characteristic of Glen...uncharacteristic of anywhere else.mile 140
...rich in Anasazi ruins.mile 125
...and under the vaulting...
cathedral burn a candle...mile 84  Hole in the Rock
...three extraordinary side canyons...Escalante Canyon
...a crawlway ledge, high in an alcove...mile 77
Swimming in mud...Mystery Canyon (mi 73.6)
...for the last time...goingWinter (and the start of our discontent)
goneThe End    Goblin Valley vandals