LIFE IS GRAND

SUP Magazine - - Frames -

In 1869, after three months, mul­ti­ple lost boats, four crew mem­bers de­sert­ing the party and one of the great­est recorded ad­ven­tures in the Amer­i­can West, Ma­jor John Wes­ley Pow­ell and six of his men com­pleted the fi­first de­scent of the Grand Canyon. Nearly 150 years later, pad­dler Jon Imhoof de­scends the same stretch of water on the Colorado River us­ing very difff­fer­ent means.

AN­DREW PEA­COCK / TAN­DEM

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