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11-30-12 Canoe Black Canyon, Explore Hot Springs, Hike Canyons

Canoe Black Canyon, Explore Hot Springs, Hike Canyons, Camp Under the Stars!



TOTAL PRICE : $97.00 per person ( PRICE INCLUDES CANOE RENTAL, PADDLES, LIFE VEST, SHUTTLE FEE TO AND FROM RIVER, AND NATIONAL PARK PERMIT. Cooking supplies stove, plates, ect. will be supplied)

If you are bringing your own boat let me know. The cost would be $50.00 

The permits to launch from the bottom of the dam are hard to get, they go fast! So in order to hold your spot we need to pay a $40 Deposit permit fee at the time you sign up.  Sorry Non-refundable! It goes to the outfitter and National parks for the permit.


Leave on Fri Nov. 30

Drive via carpools to Boulder City, Nevada and check into Hacienda Hotel.

Hacienda Hotel costs: $29.95 per room (Please make your own room reservation. Booking online saves you 20%.)

Put on the River Sat Dec. 1

The outfitter we drop us of at the back side of Hover Dam. We will canoe Black Canyon, Explore Hot Springs, Hike Canyons, Camp Under the Stars! We will explore Gold Strike Canyon, Lone Palm Canyon, and Arizona Hot Springs where we will camp and do additional hiking.

Sun. Dec. 2 Final day of paddling takes us to Willow Beach where we be shuttled back to the Hacienda Hotel, approximately 1 pm.


Contact Marc[masked]


We will cook together as a group while on the river, pre-planning meals prior to trip. Food Cost: $10 per person.

NOTE TO PADDLERS: Black Canyon contains some moving flat-water, but no whitewater.



Check out our last River trip on the Colorado


Besides the usual--tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, basic clothing, Sun hat • Sunglasses • Sunscreen and lip balm • Gloves (not only for warmth if necessary but for paddling) • Headlamp • Swimsuit • Rain gear • Water shoes • Extra shoes for hiking • Extra socks • Warm layers (The desert can get chilly at night.) • Beach/camp chair • Long-sleeved shirt (for sun protection) • Rope to tie things down in the boat and to tie the boat up • Dry bags and/or heavy duty trash bags • Camera • Towel



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  • Mina

    my nephew (Mark) caught a really bad flu & won't be able to make it.
    I will still bring my son & I will leave Rancho Cucamonga by 3PM, I have 2 places now if someone would like to Join us.

    November 29, 2012

  • Mina

    I'll leave Rancho Cucamonga by 4pm, I have a place for 1 person in my car & I'll do my best to catch the 7PM dinner in the hotel.

    November 27, 2012

  • Marc G

    I have room in my car for people . Leaving Fri morn at about 9 am

    November 27, 2012

  • Marc G

    Important Info
    Hacienda Hotel For reservations call toll free: (800)[masked]

    Hope we can all meet at the Hotel for diner at about 7 pm

    I bought most of the food , need to still pick a few things up.
    lunches - ham or turkey sandwiches Diner- chili with Corn Bread
    Breakfast- fruit and instant hot cereal
    Bring your own coffee if you want it.
    Bring 2 gallons of water, cup , fork, knife
    I will have a 2 burner stove, 2 dutch ovens, and paper plates
    Food cost should be about 10. or 11. per person.

    Please call if you have question and keep this number so you can contact me at the hotel[masked]

    November 27, 2012

  • Marc G

    Just got back from my last trip.
    Who is carpooling with who?
    Everybody please give me a call so I can finalize payments with the outfitter.
    I need to call them on Tues.

    November 26, 2012

  • Mina

    Hi Marc,
    I just sent you a check for the 3 of us:
    Mina Hanna
    Daniel Hanna
    Mark Rizkalla
    Hope it's not too late, talk to you soon.

    October 23, 2012

  • Tina

    Cool - the permit made the decision for me. I love it when that happens! Thank you!

    October 12, 2012

  • Tina

    Oh, no! Now I don't know if I should go this weekend, or Thanksgiving weekend. Are the trips identical?

    October 12, 2012

    • Marc G

      Yes the trips identical. problem is I already got your permit and you would lose your 17.00 for the first permit.

      October 12, 2012

7 went

  • Marc G +3
    Paddler, Canoe Guru,
    Event Host
  • Mina +2
    Paddler, Rancho Cucam

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