double clickMatkatamiba Canyon - A Narrow Limestone Canyon Nicknamed "Matkat"
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Matkatamiba Canyon

Mile 148 - Matkatamiba Canyon

Matkatamiba is a Havasupai family name, many river runners call this narrow limestone canyon “Matkat” for short. A walk up the canyon often requires chimney climbing techniques in order to reach a resting area above the limestone narrows. A “goat trail” also leads to the resting area for those who want to avoid the narrows entirely.

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The lower Grand Canyon, as traveled by Western's 3 or 4 day expedition begins at Whitmore Wash (mile 188) and finishes at Lake Mead (mile 277).

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