Scott Thybony Commentaries

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.

Snow Days

Dec 19, 2007

The snow arrived in Flagstaff this year right on schedule-for a normal year. A Pacific storm system dumped 17 inches at the airport and more than 3 feet on the nearby San Francisco Peaks. But it took us by surprise, since normal years have become so rare. Just when we've learned to expect long, dry winters, it snows enough to give us hope. And if you're looking for snow in Arizona, you live on hope...

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