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3-Day Escalante River Backpacking

Trekking · Utah
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Spend 3 days and 2 nights camping beneath the stars, trekking through the lazily flowing river (perfect for the backpacker who truly enjoys getting their feet wet!), and marveling at the native tribal ruins and pictographs sprinkled left and right. Get to know some of Southern Utah’s intricate canyon hideaways including Death Hollow and the Escalante Natural Arch, and you’ll never want to leave.

  • 3 Days, 2 Nights
  • Activity:  Backpacking
  • Destination: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
  • Accommodations: Backcountry Camping
  • Difficulty: Moderate

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21.8 km
8:28 h
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by Siera Whitten,   Arizona Outback Adventures (AOA)
3 Days
Available until
December 30, 2019

Price Includes:

  • Backcountry camping permit
  • Meals starting lunch Day 1 through lunch Day 3
  • AOA-provided transfer from meet location to trailhead and back at conclusion of trip
  • Water and snacks
  • Kitchen and group gear (cooking utensils, stove, fuel, water filter, food storage where needed, dish washing necessities)
  • Personal mess kit (bowl, mug, fork, spoon)
  • Professional Wilderness First Responder certified guide(s)
  • Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument commercial fees

Not Included:

  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Pre- or post-trip lodging
  • Transportation to and from the meet location
  • Breakfast Day 1, dinner Day 3
  • Sleeping bag (available to rent from AOA)
  • Sleeping pad (available to rent from AOA)
  • Backpacking pack (available to rent from AOA)
  • Backpacking tent (available to rent from AOA)
  • Trekking poles (complimentary upon request)
  • Gratuities to AOA Guides

Getting there

You will meet your guides in Escalante, UT, on day 1 of this trip.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Arizona Outback Adventures

17465 N 93rd St 
85255 Scottsdale
Phone 1-866-455-1601
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Updated: March 21, 2019
Travel Guide: United States of America

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