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Photo: Plunging into Utah's Cataract Canyon
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I took this photograph about five hours into our
four-day, 100-mile (161-meter) Colorado River trip through Utah's Cataract Canyon. The canyon is known for its astonishing sunsets, huge whitewater, and dreamlike scenery. With the thermometer in the triple digits, we took refuge under this overhang to escape the blazing, mid-day heat while making lunch. A member of our group furtively made his way down river, onto the ledge above, and hollered: 'Hey watch this!' I had just enough time to grab the camera and shoot.

Carl Dec, 38
Outfitter
Salt Lake City, Utah


DIY: Everything you need to take this trip can be found in Moab, Utah, located right on the Colorado River. Outfitters offer guided trips and self-guided options with rentals in the area. Based in Moab, Red River Adventures (www.redriveradventures.com) rafts Cataract Canyon and other area rivers March through October.




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