An 18-day 280-mile journey through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River. 17 relative strangers embark on a private trip with 3 whitewater dories and 3 rafts in late October of 2012. In Rock-tober, as it's known, low water conditions (8000-9000 cubit feet / sec) expose numerous rocks which make the rapids especially challenging. If running the Colorado through the Grand Canyon is not already on your bucket list, it needs to be. We hope this film shows the wonder of the Canyon that is experienced below the rim.

Filmed and produced by Randy Kerr
Narrated by Rod Nash

Starring
Boatmen: Mike Bengston, Josh Crawford, Rob Herring, Mark Jones, David Mondeau, Rod Nash
Passengers: Allen Aastron, Loren Bengston, Rick Foster, Brian Kane, David Lai, Nikki Potts, Heather Stoltz, Paul Sweeney
Trip Doctor: Charlie Kellermeyer, MD
Trip Leader: Melissa Berry

Special Thanks to
All 17 members of the trip for their preparation, cooperation, and good humor in making an amazing adventure together
Mike Bengston and Mark Jones for additional GoPro footage
Arizona State University for historical photographs

Music in Part 1 (in order of appearance)
"Elemental (Soundtrack)" by H. Scott Salinas & Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee (iTunes bit.ly/11YIj4D)
"On Floating" by The End of the Ocean, licensed by Audiosocket audiosocket.com
"The Escape" by Steven Swinford, licensed by Audiosocket audiosocket.com
"Dueling Guitars" by Doug Smith & Heitor Pereira (iTunes bit.ly/11YJ1yK)
"Follow the Leader (Instrumental)" by BJSR, licensed by Audiosocket audiosocket.com
"Far Behind" by Eddie Vedder (iTunes bit.ly/132Nba6)
"Caravan Jam" by Dan Sistos, licensed by Audiosocket audiosocket.com

Technical
Canon 5DM2 & 60D, Lumix TS3, GoPro Hero2's w/ 3D housing
Canon 16-35L, 24-105L, 100-400L, 50 1.4
Olympus LS-10 field recorder, Rhode Video Mic Pro, in-ear binaural mics
Edited and color graded in Final Cut Pro X with Magic Bullet Looks, cineLook (bit.ly/162XHBa)

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