Pete Winn and Cindy Appel. Together with their good friend Rob Elliott and their son Travis and daughter Carmen, they helped Liu Li organize this expedition. Pete has been exploring the rivers of western China since 1994 and Travis since 2000. Photos by Scott Sanderson.

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