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River Skills and Anasazi Thrills: Kayaking and Rafting Utah's San Juan River

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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Jodi Abbott Jan 22, 2015 at 02:29 PM

I signed up for this trip and was wondering what time we would finish on May 7th; will need to catch a shuttle to the Phoenix airport. Any idea how much time I should allow for travel to Sky Harbor? Would like to make plane reservations soon.
Pam Arsenault Feb 14, 2015 at 08:58 AM

Signed up for this program for May 2. Is anyone else driving to Flagstaff?

Pam Arsenault Oct 03, 2014 at 04:54 PM

I'm thinking of doing this trip 5/2/15. Anyone else out there with the same idea?
Jodi Abbott Oct 08, 2014 at 11:39 AM

I just signed up for it and it looks great!

Bob Groene Apr 28, 2014 at 12:03 PM

I have always wanted to take a camping river trip. Im 85 in good health and a solo traveler. Looking forward to the adventure.
Gene Newman Apr 29, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Look forward to meeting you Bob, this trip should be a good test.

Gene Newman Apr 09, 2014 at 11:20 AM

I will be driving from Reno. Leaving on the 2nd. Willing to share the ride. See you there.

Louise French Apr 02, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Challenging depends upon the height of the river and how much you do. Low water, mostly riding in the boat, and doing minimum hiking can make it moderate. Taking an individual kayak frequently, doing the max hike will be strenuous. I'm 78 also

Susan Schellberg Apr 01, 2014 at 07:41 PM

I've been on other Road Scholar trips rated challenging and they were more moderate.

Donald Guerriero Apr 01, 2014 at 06:19 PM

I live nearby in Las Vegas and this sounds interesting. I am wondering what they mean by challenging since this is mostly on water? I am healthy, but not really top shape and 78 yo. Any ideas
Gene Newman Apr 09, 2014 at 11:16 AM

The hiking is optional and you do not have to paddle at all if you choose not too. I think in this case challenging relates to the primitive camping and wilderness experience.

Louise French Mar 23, 2014 at 06:54 PM

Just curious; if anyone else really enjoys kayaking? My husband, Cal, and I like mild rapids.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
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6 Field trips
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