China Rafting

Traditional medicine for sale in the Yangtze's Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Paddling the Class IV rapids through the Yangtze's Great Bend.

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The village of Baoshan, 800 feet above the Yangtze.

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A mellow section of the river.

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A Mountain Travel Sobek guide on the Yangtze.

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Locals cook in traditional villages that could be flooded by impending dams.

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The Great Bend of the Yangtze is a 300-mile section through rugged mountains and remote villages.

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Clients and guides scouting Class V rapids on the Yangtze.

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Rafting clients, guides, and local villagers sharing meals on the banks of the river.

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The mountains of China's Yunnan Province are a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 20 endangered animals and 6,000 rare plants.

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Mountain Travel Sobek's raft pushes through a rapid on their 128- mile journey around a section of the Yangtze's Great Bend.

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The canyon's 12,000-foot walls are twice as high as the Grand Canyon.

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The mountains of China's Yunnan Province are a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 20 endangered animals and 6,000 rare plants.

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Thousands of villagers could be displaced by the dam scheduled to be built at the top of Tiger Leaping Gorge.

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A local Yunnanese man rows his bamboo boat along the river.

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Padding the flat water toward the end of the canyon.

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