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Ryan is an avid hiker and long time resident of Page, AZ. What he lacks in spelling and grammatical expertise he makes up for with extensive knowledge from a lifetime of questionable choices and the ability to ask for help from great editors


2017 Fifty mile ultra marathon registration open now

By Ryan / June 16, 2016

Are you ready to experience the 50 mile Antelope Canyon Ultra Marathon? If that sounds up your alley, you’ll be running through Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, and along the Colorado River.   Check them out, talk some friends into it, and sign up now!


2015 Page Balloon Regatta

By Ryan / October 14, 2015

UPDATE: The 2015 Page Balloon Regatta has come and gone. Check out pageregatta.com for 2015 pictures, and information on the upcoming regatta! Every first weekend of November, balloonists from around the country gather in Page to enjoy a weekend of balloon launches, open air festivals, and nighttime balloon glows. Find out more here! I snagged the […]


Navajo Bridge Star Party on Oct 9 and 10, 2015

By Ryan / October 7, 2015

Navajo Bridge Star Party on Oct 9 and 10, 2015 from 7-10 p.m. Lowell Observatory will set up telescopes on the historic Navajo Bridge over the Colorado River so you can explore our universe!  This is a free event. Click the flyer for more information       The Historic Bridge In the 1870s, pioneers […]


Camping and RV options near Antelope Canyon

By Ryan / September 27, 2015

Camping and RV options near Antelope Canyon Primitive Camping There are a number of good locations where you can put up a tent and enjoy the water and/or scenery. Your experience will depend a lot of whether you want isolation or amenities and convenience (but be prepared to be shoulder to shoulder with other campers […]


Top tips for photographing Antelope Canyon – Fototripper

By Ryan / September 26, 2015

We scour the internet to bring you the best resources for Antelope Canyon. Check out these great tips for taking photographs in the canyon. Gavin includes tips for dealing with the light, the environment, and the crowds. Well worth the read. He was also nice enough to write us this introduction to the article 🙂 […]


Lower Antelope Full Walkthrough Video

By Ryan / September 19, 2015

Wondering if you would have any problems with the stairs and ladders of Lower Antelope? Check out this video of the full walkthough from start to finish. If you just want to skip ahead, the section around 4:00 is probably the hardest section of the canyon.


Rainbow Bridge and Lake Powell aerial tour

By Ryan / September 18, 2015

Already did Antelope Canyon? An aerial tour of Lake Powell and Rainbow bridge is a great way to see the rest of the area. Like the Grand Canyon, the lake is simply too large to see from a single viewpoint. The best way to grasp the scale and beauty of the area is to be […]


Commercial photography permits

By Ryan / September 18, 2015

The quick definition of commercial is that you plan to sell the photo.  You can be a professional photographer and shoot Antelope Canyon with no intention of selling the photographs. For Lower Antelope, all you need to bring is a tripod and they will consider you a photographer. (You get an extra hour in the canyon […]


Driving to Antelope Canyon

By Ryan / September 17, 2015

Driving Distances to Antelope Canyon from popular starting points From Grand Canyon South Rim – 2.5 hours From Zion National Park – 2.5 hours From Las Vegas – 4.5 hours From Monument Valley – 2 hours Once you get to town, you should plan to be at your tour companies location 20 minutes before hand. Advance […]

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