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03-02-2008, 04:53 PM
Pearce Ferry Rapid Now Class Four Drop
February 29, 2008

The once tranquil waters of Lake Mead at the end of the Grand Canyon near Pearce Ferry, Arizona, continue to change quickly as the Colorado River is reclaiming 50 miles of what once was the flat reservoir of Lake Mead.

After nine years of drought, Lake Mead has dropped 118 feet, and as the river cuts down into lake sediment, it no longer follows its historic river bed. The

03-13-2008, 10:12 AM
Some video of the rapid.