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Grand Canyon Through a Hiker’s Eye
June 4, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
This presentation follows Martin’s various hikes in Grand Canyon National Park, from Lee’s Ferry to the Grand Wash Cliffs at Lake Mead. Follow along as Martin explores the Grand Canyon’s remote regions where there are few trails. Many of his hikes are day hikes that start at the Colorado River, while others are more traditional backpacking expeditions. Either way, Martin’s over forty years of exploration of the Grand Canyon ensures that audiences will see and learn about parts of this world wonder that they have most likely never seen or heard of before.
Tom Martin has been hiking in the Grand Canyon and rafting its waters since 1969. He worked for twenty years as a physical therapist at the Grand Canyon Clinic at the South Rim and now has shifted his efforts to hiking the length of the Grand Canyon from Lee’s Ferry to Pearce Ferry. When not outdoors, Martin writes. Along with Day Hikes from the River, Martin has written Big Water Little Boats, and co-authored Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, Lee’s Ferry to South Cove, winner of the 2007 National Outdoor Book Award.