• Grand Canyon Private Permits

    There are two ways to travel downstream of Lee’s Ferry by boat, either on a guided commercial trip, or on your own unguided private trip.  For those who have the experience and prefer to follow their own path, the choice is clear.  Running a self-guided private trip leaves all the...

  • The Science of Eating Well! Ceiba’s Food Pack

    Picture yourself floating easily downriver, exploring side canyons, communing in camp with your friends, or sitting silently on a rock soaking in your surroundings. With all there is to experience on a river trip, worrying about your next meal should not be a part of your trip. The menu and...

  • Celebrating 25 Years of Grand Canyon River Guides!

    2013 marks the 25th anniversary of Grand Canyon River Guides. Grand Canyon River Guides is a non-profit made of individuals who care deeply about the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River. Since the inception in 1988, GCRG has sought to preserve, protect and defend the canyon, the river, and the...

  • Native Insights: Hopi Perspectives

    Kyaptsi: “Respect” for Ancestral Connections Native Voices on the Colorado River Program Written by: Lyle Balenquah (Hopi), Nikki Cooley (Navajo), and Joelle Clark (French). Each year, members of the Hopi Tribe sponsored by the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office, take a river trip into Grand Canyon. The tribe members come to...

  • Ceiba Will Keep You Charged!

    Are you considering taking a GoPro, camera, GPS or MP3 player on your river trip? Wondering how you are going to keep it charged for a multi-day trip? Ceiba Adventures can now rent you a Goal Zero brand solar panel that you can take on your adventure. We have a...

  • The Evolution of the Grand Canyon S-Rig

    Motor boating in Grand Canyon has come a long way over the years to get us to the comfortably rigged boats that we run today.  Ceiba Adventures has a fleet representing the best of what is available; two S-rig motorboats, a snout rig and transoms to run on our 18’...

  • The Story of an Ammo Can: Ceiba’s First Guest Blog!

    This week, Bob Whitson, who recently lead a trip outfitted by Ceiba, is contributing a great story from his recent trip through Grand Canyon.  We love hearing all of your stories from the river and the Canyon; send us your story and some pics and maybe we will post it...

  • Delicious and Simple River Meals from Artisan’s Kitchen

     Artisan’s Kitchen in Flagstaff, Arizona has been leading the way in river trip menu innovation.   They have made huge strides in streamlining the cooking process for folks on the river who would rather play bocce on one of Grand Canyon’s beautiful beaches than chop onions and slave over a hot...

  • Grand Canyon River Guides’ Adopt-a-Beach Program

    In 1996 the Bureau of Land Management undertook the first in a series of “high flow” experiments in the Grand Canyon as a component of its compliance with the Grand Canyon Protection Act of 1992 (H.R. 429, 102nd Congress). The Grand Canyon Protection Act mandates that Glen Canyon Dam be...

  • Boating the Verde River!

    Often times when we think about boating in Northern Arizona, our minds turn instinctively to the Grand Canyon. At Ceiba we decided that the many smaller streams and lakes in our region that still offer great boating opportunities need a little appreciation too! Periodically on our blog we will feature...