Grand Canyon News Week of Jan 12th 2015

Grand Canyon rock-climbing wall designed for Super Bowl Central
Active types who like rock climbing and climbing gyms should visit the Grand Canyon Experience at Verizon Super Bowl Central later this month in downtown Phoenix.

Source:  AZ Central
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RAF Typhoon jets fly over the snow-capped Grand Canyon on Their Way to Red Flag
Last week, the lead formation of RAF Voyager and four Typhoon FGR4 multi-role aircraft deployed to Nellis AFB, near Las Vegas, where they will attend exercise Red Flag.

Source:  The Aviationist
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USASA Presents the Grand Canyon Series of Winter Sports
The USASA is bringing the biggest snowboarding and skiing competition in the world to Arizona and Nevada!

Source:  ExploretheCanyon.Com
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Theodore Roosevelt’s bold Grand Canyon move
How far can a President go against the wishes of Congress by using an executive order? Back on this day in 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt tested his constitutional powers by protecting the Grand Canyon using a legal loophole.

Source:  Constitution Daily Blog
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Free Grand Canyon Entry on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Grand Canyon National Park will honor his memory by offering free admission to anyone who visits!

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Kayakers Attempt to Break Record, Set another One Instead
Two veteran Colorado River guides set out to break a record on the 7th, periling the dangerous Colorado River alone in fragile kayaks.

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