double clickHermit Rapid - A Roller Coaster in the Grand Canyon

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6 or 7 Day Rafting Vacation
Hermit Rapid

Mile 95 - Hermit Rapid

At certain water levels, Hermit Rapid contains the most towering waves in the entire canyon. The river constricts from both sides and creates a dozen or more “compression” waves. The ride through Hermit at mid to high flows is often likened to riding a roller coaster, or a bucking bronco.

Lower Gorge Grand Canyon

Lower Grand Canyon Mile by Mile »

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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