Scott Thybony Commentary

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Scott Thybony’s Canyon Commentaries enhance our understanding of the unique Southwest region - the land, people, cultures, and traditions – through vibrant storytelling, history, and thoughtful reflection.   Visit Scott's personal website

Scott Thybony’s Canyon Commentaries are funded by the Grand Canyon Association, which has supported education and scientific research for Grand Canyon National Park since 1932. More information is available at their website, www.grandcanyon.org.

Rescue Flight

Jul 9, 2008

When two medical helicopters collided low in the sky over Flagstaff nearly two weeks ago, seven people were killed; including pilots, paramedics, and flight nurses. For commentator Scott Thybony, it made clear a painful fact: it's easy to take emergency responders for granted, until you're the one who needs help.

Packing It In

Jun 19, 2008

Commentator Scott Thybony once carried a 100 pound boat down the Grand Canyon to the Colorado River. But he says that doesn't even come close to the heaviest item ever lugged down to the bottom of the Canyon.

Camp Coffee

May 14, 2008

Coffee has been called, the most grateful lubricant known to the human machine, and the most delightful taste in all nature. That morning cup could be even more important when you're in the backcountry. But as commentator Scott Thybony tells us, good trail coffee can prove elusive.

Dying of Thirst

Apr 23, 2008

A few drops of water can mean the difference between life and death when hiking in 100 degree heat. Here, commentator Scott Thybony brings us a remarkable tale of thirst, survival and fate in the Grand Canyon.

The Grand Canyon can be a deceptively dangerous place, especially if you underestimate its extremes of weather and terrain. But as commentator and occasional guide Scott Thybony has learned, when you push your limits in the Canyon, it often leads to great rewards.

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