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Guided Hiking Tours and Backpacking Trips

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Escalante Backpacking Trips

Our Utah backpacking trips focus on the stunning Grand Staircase-Escalante region of Southern Utah. This phenomenal wilderness comprises a massive landscape of classic Utah red rock, deep canyons cut through ancient sandstone, fascinating remnants of the cultures that once thrived here, and breathtaking arches, spires, slot canyons and other natural features. Sleep under the stars, explore ancient canyons, drink from spring-fed creeks, enjoy exceptional backcountry cuisine and leave knowing you've had an unforgettable Utah adventure!

Check out our list of backpacking tour options and give us a call at 800-715-HIKE (4453) to request more information or reserve a spot!

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Coyote Gulch
Coyote Gulch
History • Canyoneering • Waterfalls
Style: Backpacking
Difficulty: Level 3
Solitude: Level 3
Duration: 4 days
Distance: 26mi / 42km
Per Person: $1130

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Boulder Mail Trail
Guides Choice in Escalante
Boulder Mail Trail
Slickrock • Off-trail Hiking • Classic Views
Style: Backpacking
Difficulty: Level 4
Solitude: Level 4
Duration: 4-6 days
Distance: 24+mi / 38+km
Per Person: $1130-$1525

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Escalante River Adventure
Escalante River Adventure
Desert Oasis • Arches • Exploration
Style: Backpacking
Difficulty: Level 3
Solitude: Level 4
Duration: 3 or 4 days
Distance: 15+mi / 24+km
Per Person: $930/$1130

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Harris Wash Trek
Harris Wash
History • Canyoneering • Exploration
Style: Backpacking
Difficulty: Level 3
Solitude: Level 5
Duration: 4 days
Distance: 24mi / 39km
Per Person: $1130

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Basecamp Trips

Check out the best of Southern Utah's famous canyon country on one of our guided, all-inclusive basecamp tours! Enjoy an outdoor hiking and camping experience combined with more elaborate amenities like showers, comfortable camping, fresh foods and relaxing campfires. Come join us in Zion, Bryce and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (6 days), only Zion (3 days) or solely in the Grand Staircase (5 days) for an adventure vacation you'll never forget!

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Inn-based Tours

Discover the best hikes in Southern Utah in style on one of our Southern Utah inn-based tours! Choose one of our Zion, Bryce, Escalante and/or Grand Canyon combination tours or our Grand Staircase-Escalante Tour and explore sandstone canyons, spires, arches and terraces; hike to waterfalls and spring-fed creeks; learn about the amazing natural and cultural history of Southern Utah; enjoy picnic lunches at serene spots; and sleep in luxury at local hotels and cabins.

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Zion Day Hike Tours
Zion Day Hike Tours

Make the most of your day in Zion National Park with a guided day hike tour! Our expert guides will make this extraordinary piece of Utah's Canyon Country come to life in a way it simply can't on your own. You'll learn about the phenomenal geology of Zion Canyon and the Colorado Plateau as well as the region's cultural history involving waves of Native Americans over millenia and then Mormon settlers. We provide use of backpacks, trekking poles and (in winter) crampons as well as trail snacks and a picnic lunch. Join us for a day of hiking you'll never forget!

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