BOB FOOTE GRAND CANYON DICTIONARY
Footeisms and their rough translations essential for a successful Bob Foote Grand Canyon trip.
Left – Could mean left, could mean right. Watch his hands. If no hands visible, pray it isn’t backwards.
Right - See above definition of left.
Shade Hike - You will be in full hot sun about half of the time.
Mostly Dry Hike – Your feet will get wet.
Little Bit of a Wet Hike – Wading up the waist is likely.
Wet Hike – Bring flippers and a snorkel. Wear your PFD.
Not Much of a Scramble – You must be part mountain goat. Get out the ropes.
Short Hike – A ten minute hike straight up.
Long Hike – A forced march with full pack and lots of water.
Take your time - Get going, the boat is leaving right away.
We’ll be in camp early - Dinner will be after dark.
It’s a short day - We will be setting up camp after dark.
Tomorrow's a layover day - means we are all so whipped we can't stand. Instead, we're going to spend the day beating *other* muscle groups into submission.
Tomorrow's a late start - means we'll be leaving the beach 15 minutes *after* official sunrise rather than 15 minutes *before*, as normal.
A Riffle – 2 foot standing waves.
A Gravel Bar – Gravel is 3-4 foot in diameter. Could be called bolders
Flat Water- Riffles and Gravel Bars by the above definitions.