Hiking the Slick Rock, Slot Canyons and Red Rocks of Lake Powell
The unique geology and stunning landscapes of Lake Powell are best explored by foot. Join experts to hike and learn about this region, discovering what’s so hot about the high desert.
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Program No. 6114RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Hiking boots and a daypack are your ticket to some magical forays into the Lake Powell area. Discover canyon country's secret treasures — hidden arches, slot canyons, ancient petroglyphs and matchless panoramic vistas. Naturalist guides reveal the geologic forces that have shaped these magical landforms.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking 3-7 miles daily over varied terrain, including rock scrambling. Elevations of 4,300 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • On daily hikes, explore the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Navajoland and the stunning Lake Powell region of rock, water and sky.
  • Learn from regional experts about the dinosaurs, plants and animals, prehistoric Native Americans, Mormon pioneers, dam builders and contemporary culture that have defined themselves amid this beautiful landscape.
  • Evenings include musical entertainment and a presentation on the unique wildlife of the high desert.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Karlyn Bunting
Karlyn Bunting grew up in Page, Arizona, after the construction of Glen Canyon Dam – at the heart of what is commonly called the Grand Circle. He loves to hike and explore the many natural wonders of the region, and is deeply interested those who traveled this region prior to our modern day — from the Ancestral Puebloans to the Mormon migrations. Karlyn is also an avid photographer and storyteller, and enjoys sharing his unique and multi-faceted perspective of the Colorado Plateau.
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