Backpacking Utah

Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, Utah
 
Trip Overview

Spend your Spring Break exploring incredible trails in southern Utah with beautiful arches, canyons, lakes, and rivers!  

On day one, we’ll make a pit stop for camping outside Albuquerque before heading up to Utah and camping at the trailhead. We’ll then spend four nights on the trail along our route. This will cover moderate to strenuous terrain with up to 10 miles of hiking in a day with a total distance of about 35 miles. After backpacking we’ll have a restful night in a local motel, head back to Albuquerque the next day with potential site-seeing along the way, then make our way back to Austin.  

Participants are expected to have some previous backpacking experience and have been on multi-night camping trips.  Be prepared to carry a backpack weighing at least 35 pounds.  

Trip Dates: March 16-24. Register by Friday, March 4. 

Trip Rating: Intermediate (previous backpacking experience expected)/Moderate to Strenuous Level of Activity 

Pricing: $650 - UT students/RecSports members / $800 - Non-member price 


Important Dates and Times

Pre-Trip Meeting Information

What to Bring

What RecSports Provides

Cancellations and Refunds 


Important Dates and Times
  Date Time Location
Cancellation Date 2/27 5:00pm  
Pre-Trip Meeting 3/6 6:30pm Outdoor Rental Center - Gregory Gym 2.104
Trip Departure 3/16 7:00am Gregory Gym
Trip Return 3/24 5:00pm Gregory Gym

Pre-Trip Meeting Information

What to Bring

The following list is meant to assist you in determining what equipment you will need to bring.  Trip guides will review this list at the pre-trip meeting and will make changes and suggestions as needed.


What RecSports Provides

Cancellations and Refunds

Back to Adventure Trip Schedule