River a Mile Deep: Three Videos

Video  •  Michael Shapiro  •  05.02.12 | 4:54 PM ET

Videos from Michael Shapiro's 24-day rafting trip down the Colorado River

A run through Sockdolager Rapids, early in the journey:



Scouting Hermit Rapid:



Dropping in to Lava Falls:


Michael Shapiro is the author of A Sense of Place: Great Travel Writers Talk About Their Craft, Lives, and Inspiration (Travelers' Tales) and wrote the text for the pictorial book, Guatemala: A Journey Through the Land of the Maya. His article on Jan Morris’s Wales was a cover story for National Geographic Traveler -- he also writes for such publications as Islands, Hemispheres, American Way, Mariner, The Sun, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and San Francisco Chronicle. Shapiro volunteers as a guide for Environmental Traveling Companions, an outfitter that takes disabled people on whitewater rafting and sea kayak trips. He can be reached through www.michaelshapiro.net.



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