Grand Canyon helicopter crash – what we know, and what we don’t

Analysis A fatal helicopter crash has drawn attention to the Las Vegas helicopter tour industry, which sends hundreds of flights into the western Grand Canyon on a typical day. Conservationists have been alarmed at the growing number of flights, and although their objections have largely focused on noise in the Canyon, the issue of safety has always been part of the discussion. Records at the … Continue reading Grand Canyon helicopter crash – what we know, and what we don’t

Grand Canyon West is getting a zip line

The Hualapai Tribe will offer a zip line to its tourism lineup at Grand Canyon West, according to the Associated Press. More than a million visitors a year visit Grand Canyon West, which is located outside the national park and is best known for the Skywalk, a glass platform with a view of the Colorado River. Conservationists have complained that Las Vegas helicopter tours dropping … Continue reading Grand Canyon West is getting a zip line