Don Lago

We’re honored to have Don Lago as one of one of our professional guides.  He’s written ten books on western US destinations including

Grand Canyon : A History of a Natural Wonder and National Park
Canyon of Dreams : Stories from Grand Canyon History

Don Lago has been exploring the Grand Canyon for 30 years.  He has kayaked it six times and backpacked it some 75 times.  He has done back country research for Grand Canyon National Park and helped discover new archaeology sites and study Colorado River conditions.  He has done many years of research into Grand Canyon history, made many new discoveries, and published three books on Grand Canyon history from university presses.  He has also written books on other southwestern parks and astronomy.  He enjoys sharing the Grand Canyon and the Southwest with visitors.  He lives in a cabin in the pine forests outside Flagstaff, Arizona.