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DATES

April 2022

TRIP LENGTH

TBD

COST

TBD

Heaven on Earth

Zion National park is one of the prettiest places in the States. On our trip we will venture through slot canyons, backpack and camp into the Zion backcountry for an evening under the stars. We will learn how to rappel and climb on the beautiful red Sandstone.

Guides

Josh & Tommy Doyle

Difficulty

Moderate

Accommodations

Camping, Hotel

Trip Highlights

Explore slot canyons.

 

Rappel on red sandstone.

 

Camp in Zion backcountry.

 

Gear List

Safety

  • Radios
  • Sat-phone
  • Rope
  • Backpack (55-65 Liter rec. to fit to your body size)
  • Summit Backpack, lightweight daypack, backpack or fanny pack (optional)
  • Tent (2 person) 
  • Sleeping bag 
  • Sleeping pad or mattress
  • Camping pillow (or bunch up a sweatshirt)
  • Headlamp 
  • Extra batteries for headlamp
  • Hat 
  • Sunscreen (travel size)
  • Sunglasses 
  • Bug spray (travel size)
  • Toiletries (travel size items)
  • Small first-aid kit/packet 
  • Painkiller pills (anti-inflammatory)
  • Whistle (most backpacks have one on sternum strap)
  • Small emergency mirror reflector 
  • Toilet paper for wilderness poops
  • Small camp knife 
  • Small amount of duct tape, or blister seal (good for hot spots or blisters – attend to before it becomes a blister!)
  • Plastic bag for wet clothing or dry bag
  • Helmet (not a bike helmet or you won’t be taken seriously) (Un ADV is looking into helmet rentals)
  • Compass (optional)
  • Hiking poles (optional)
  • Firestarter — matches, lighter, flint and steel (optional) 
  • Head net (optional) ($1 on amazon)

Food & Water

  • Lightweight freeze dried (plan your days)
  • Energy snack during day — granola, Snickers bars, Cliff Bars, apple, nuts, GU gels, etc. 
  • Camp bowl, utensils 
  • Electrolyte energy drink (tailwind is a great option) 
  • Flask (optional)
  • Small stove with shut off valve (optional) 
  • Hydration pack (2-3 liters rec.)
  • Dirty water bag, water filter, filter plunger (3-4 divided up for group)
  • Water bottle(s) (32oz) (bring 1 if carrying hydration pack)

Clothing

  • Sweatshirt, fleece or light jacket
  • Long underwear (sleeping, summit will be cold) (amazon has an affordable pair)
  • Beanie 
  • Gloves (lightweight synthetic) 
  • Backpacking emergency blanket (important)
  • Rain jacket
  • Rain pants
  • Shirts 
  • Hiking pants or shorts or zipoffs (those babies are stylish) (no jeans)
  • Skibbies (Underwear)
  • Quality socks (Smart wool) or synthetic hiking socks
  • Hiking shoes (waterproofed, water resistant) (break them in before trip!!)
  • Waterproof poncho
  • Sandals (optional)

You look a little too comfortable on that couch. Adventure is calling.

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