Indeed a grand expedition! Trip leader Joe Clark, 1st mate Mairead and mate Jesse came with their best A+ game. Their caring, knowledge, and experience took this trip over the top. The Canyon and the stars at night were breathtaking. The rapids that occasionally clobbered us were welcome and refreshing. The hikes and camping were wonderful and thrilling. We ate like Kings. Time and money well spent! Well done Western River Expeditions.