Moab Classic: Hiking & Canyoneering

Duration

6

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

6

Languages

English

Pricing

King Bed - Private Room: $3195 / per person ($400 deposit)

King Bed - Private Room - Shared: $3095 / per person ($400 deposit)

Queen Bed - Shared Room: $2995 / per person ($400 deposit)

Twin Bed - Shared Room: $2895 / per person ($400 deposit)

There is a two person minimum requirement

Overview

Thursday, Oct. 3rd, 2024 – Tuesday Oct. 8th, 2024

Get ready for action packed days of of arches, desert night skies, hiking amongst juniper trees, and canyoneering through sandstone mazes. This trip will involve beginner-intermediate friendly day hikes, trail-side lunches, and a luxury stay at a wonderful downtown Moab location, complete with hot tub. Perhaps we ride bikes along the Colorado River, too?

Trip Style & Difficulty Level

Style: Lodge style

We will be sleeping indoor at a private airbnb. Breakfast and Dinner will be served at your accommodations. Lunches provided on trail by your guide.

Level of difficulty: 2.5/5

We will be day hiking between 3 and 6 miles each day. Our canyoneering day involves a beginner canyon, escorted by a trained professional

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Itinerary

Day 1: Pre-Departure Meeting

Log into your pre-departure Zoom meeting to meet your OM guide and discuss our trip logistics

Day 2: Two Stunning Arches

Our adventure begins with your guide picking you up at your hotel. Today we start off with an easy hike to TWO stunning arches. Enjoy a trailside lunch and photos here. After, enjoy a drive to a picturesque lookout before checking into our airbnb. Tonight we settle in and enjoy dinner at the accommodation.

Day 3: Mystifying Canyon Corridor

Today we wake up to a hot cup of coffee and enjoy a warm breakfast at our airbnb. Our 5.7 mile hike will wind us through a geologically mystifying canyon corridor, culminating at a natural sandstone bridge, tucked deep in a side canyon.

After our hike we take a scenic drive along the mighty Colorado River to enjoy a cocktail at Red Cliffs Bar and Lodge.

Back at the airbnb, we will enjoy a desert cookout, followed by a free evening to do as you please.

Day 4: Moab Cliffs & Canyons

Adventure awaits on a half day canyoneering experience with Moab Cliffs & Canyons. Their ACA guides with lead us on a thrilling morning canyoneering. This will involve a series of 4 rappels at various lengths. Along the way, get a close-up view of petroglyphs left by the Ancestral Puebloans.

After a memorable morning, we will have lunch and an optional afternoon in town.

Tonight we will go out for dinner to celebrate a great adventure day!

Day 5: Canyonlands National Park

We rise early and drive two hours deep into Canyonlands National Park to our trailhead. From here, we will gear up for an amazing 5.5 mile hike to the famous Chesler Park Overlook. This hike will test our stamina and we will be rewarded with spectacular desert views.

Once complete, we will make the drive back to our airbnb for warm showers and a cozy dinner at home.

Day 6: Fisher Towers Area

Your guide will drive you along the Colorado River to the Fisher Towers area. Known for its iconic rock climbing walls and towers, we will hike on a dirt path below the magnificent towers. Our trail is 4.2 miles total, out and back.

The afternoon is yours—rent a bike to ride around town, or relax and rest.

For our final evening, weather permitting we will attend a ranger led constellation program.

Day 7: Checking Out

Relish in a final breakfast together before packing up and checking out of our airbnb. Let’s check out the local shops and get souvenirs before we all part ways.

All transportation in and around Moab during the tour dates.
All meals, snacks, and post-hike fizzy drinks
Airbnb stay
Custom OM swag
Small group experience
Professional wilderness guides who are certified first responders and knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna
Hiking permits & national park entrance fees
Half-day canyoneering experience + equipment
Day hiking packs
20-30 L Day pack
First Aid Kit
Emergency Communication Device

Airfare to Moab, UT
Alcohol
Clothing & personal toiletries
Water bottles and headlamp
Mavens Guide Gratuity (10-20% of trip cost suggested)
Optional bike ride day rental

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