By Neil Nikirk,Lacey Anderson,Mike Huckaby
While now not formally a part of the Copper Canyon approach, the headwaters of the Rio Yaqui are very close to the headwaters of alternative rivers that circulate via Copper Canyon. rather than flowing south via Copper Canyon, the Yaqui drains the realm north of Copper Canyon, flowing via a maze of canyons that twist and switch in each path to ultimately input the ocean of Cortez south of Ciudad Obregon within the kingdom of Sonora.
The canyons and rivers that run via them within the Yaqui drainage are like not anything else the writer has run within the usa. The boatable river sections diversity from mellow floats to canyons full of rapids shaped through colossal boulders and bedrock ledges. a few sections are for specialists in basic terms and will require portages. The rapids diversity from tight, technical category II and III rock gardens, to mini-gorges with type III and IV water; vast open type III's with massive waves and whirlpools to thundering classification V (or more). There really is whatever for everybody. good, no longer everyone... It takes a unique breed of boater to get pleasure from shedding into this no-man's land of northern Mexico to head boating! So purchase the booklet, benefit from the tales, and use the knowledge to get in the market and adventure the rivers of the Yaqui watershed for your self. higher but, sign up for the writer on one in every of his expeditions.
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A Floater’s Guide to the Rivers of the Yaqui Watershed: Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico by Neil Nikirk,Lacey Anderson,Mike Huckaby