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Canyon Exploration & Backpacking | Southern Utah - $1,500.00

This introductory backpacking course is an experientially-based backcountry excursion focusing on the basic skills necessary to safely plan, prepare for, and embark on short-stay overnight trips to wild lands. Students will carry everything they need in a 35-40 lb. backpack up to nine miles a day over the rocky, forested terrain. Enjoy spring break by exploring some of America’s most renowned National Parks. Participants will improve their backpacking, climbing, and navigation skills while exploring the red rocks and canyons of Utah.

This is a backcountry trip: Participants on this trip will sleep in tents and there will be no access to showers, running water, or other modern amenities. Trip leaders will teach participants how to dispose of waste properly by following Leave No Trace ethics.

What's Included: Trip fee includes all meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).
This introductory backpacking course is an experientially-based backcountry excursion focusing on the basic skills necessary to safely plan, prepare for, and embark on short-stay overnight trips to wild lands. Students will carry everything they need in a 35-40 lb. backpack up to nine miles a day over the rocky, forested terrain. Enjoy spring break by exploring some of America’s most renowned National Parks. Participants will improve their backpacking, climbing, and navigation skills while exploring the red rocks and canyons of Utah.

This is a backcountry trip: Participants on this trip will sleep in tents and there will be no access to showers, running water, or other modern amenities. Trip leaders will teach participants how to dispose of waste properly by following Leave No Trace ethics.

What's Included: Trip fee includes all meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).

Program Offerings

OAC - Utah Canyon Exploration
Spring 2019

No Spots Available
Summary Dates Time Location Status
Fri, Mar 8 2019 at 9:00 AM until Sun, Mar 17 2019 at 8:30 PM Fri, Mar 8 2019 - Sun, Mar 17 2019 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM OAC

Mandatory pre-trip meeting at the OAC 10 days before the trip departs. You will recieve an email from your trip leader with more details. This trip departs at 3 p.m. on Friday.

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Mandatory pre-trip meeting at the OAC 10 days before the trip departs. You will recieve an email from your trip leader with more details. This trip departs at 3 p.m. on Friday.


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