Welcome to your new Outdoor Adventure Family!

All kinds of hidden gems are located within 3 1/2 hours of Salt Lake City! 

09/23/2019 - 09/26/2019

Scipio Gas Station and Petting Zoo
Scipio, Utah

There is a Petting Zoo next to a gas station, on the RIGHT or WEST side of I-15, once you exit the freeway. Call or text me. 801-278-5313

Cost to attend
  • $699.00per person
Information
  • 3 nights lodging in Teasdale, Utah
    9 meals
    Experienced guide
  • Daily planned activities from sunrise to sunset
    Pre-trip in-person meeting, also details sent via email
    Packing list
    Assistance in finding a ride via carpool
    Meet us at Fish Lake if you prefer
  • Beverages, alcoholic
    Additional Rental equipment
    Tips, gratuities
    Travel Insurance

Deposit Required for Reservation – $500 per person
Full payment due 60 days before departure.
Pay by check, cash or credit card via paypal and Venmo
If paying by Paypal, a credit card fee of 3.5% applies
Cancellation charges: refundable if over 60 days of departure
Cancellation charges: non-refundable within 60 days of departure

Some key places we'll be going to, through or near:

Teasdale, Pelican Point, Fish Lake, Torrey, Aurora, Dixie National Forest, All American Highway 12, Bicknell, Loa, Cathedral Valley, Johnson Valley Reservoir, Sigurd, Salina, Scipio, Hanksville, Caineville, etc.

4 days, 3 nights

Monday - Thursday

ITINERARY:

Monday, Sept. 23, Day 1 -  (D)
Tuesday, Sept. 24, Day 2 - (B, L, D)
Wednesday, Sept. 25, Day 3 - (B, L, D)
Thursday, Sept. 26, Day 4 - (B, L)


LEADER:

Sheryl McGlochlin - Guide and host


ACCOMMODATIONS:

Vacation home, Teasdale, Utah

Sleeps 10

AMENITIES:
Wifi
Fully Equipped Kitchen

DAILY ITINERARY:

Monday, Sept. 23, Day 1 - (D)

7 AM:  Leave the Salt Lake valley

9 AM:  Meet our group in Scipio

10:30 AM:  Discover and take photos of Pando: the world's largest living organism. Hike up Pelican Point overlooking Fish Lake. (Easy Hike)

12 Noon: Eat our sack lunch at beautiful Fish Lake, explore Johnson Valley Reservoir and incredible views looking into Cathedral Valley

3 PM: Arrive and check in at our Teasdale vacation home, relax, explore around our neighborhood, free time, 

5 PM:  Dinner

6 PM:  Short Sunset hike at Goosenecks Overlook in Capitol Reef NP

Tuesday, Sept. 24, Day 2 - (B, L, D)

6:30 - 8 AM - Breakfast buffet, prepare a sack lunch/snacks since we'll be  gone all day

8 AM - 4:30 PM:  Sulfur Creek OR  other areas nearby

5 PM: Dinner

6 - 10 PM: Relax, explore, free time, Sunset in Capitol Reef, photography opportunities

Wednesday, Sept. 25, Day 3 - (B, L, D)

6:30 - 8 AM - Breakfast buffet, prepare a sack lunch/snacks since we'll be gone all day

8 AM - 4:30 PM:  Spectacular scenery on our hikes, within 35 minutes of our vacation home

5 PM: Dinner

6 - 10 PM: Relax, explore, free time, sunset in Capitol Reef or driving up Dixie National Park to the lookout areas with views into Capitol Reef

Thursday, Sept. 26, Day 4 - (B, L)

6:30 - 8 AM - Breakfast buffet, prepare a sack lunch/snacks. 

8 - 11 AM - Visit anything we missed but really wanted to do before heading home.

11 AM - Check out of our home.

FYI:  You are invited to stay longer in the area or drive home. 

NOTE:  Some may choose to stay and play more in this area since there is so much to see and do!  There is always flexibility on these trips for those who want to opt out of an activity. 

All hikes and activities are suited for moderate physical abilitiesdd

DISCLAIMER ON ITINERARY:

The above itinerary is a sample of all that is offered. If you desire, slow down the pace and enjoy a relaxing vacation! 

MEALS & FOOD:

All meals are a casual, communal dining experience served in our vacation home. There is no shortage of delicious food on any of our trips!  Breakfast and sack lunches are prepared by each person by 8 AM since we are out and about all day until dinner.  

FYI: 

Dine out on your own in Torrey, if you prefer (not included in price).
Meals included on the trip begin with dinner on day of arrival and end with breakfast on day of departure.
Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages and related gratuities are not included
Those w/ food allergies or food restrictions may be accommodated if we are notified before departure. 
Guests are invited and encouraged to help with simple meal preparation and cleanup.

Breakfast Buffet includes:

Eggs
Cheese
Toast
Jam/jelly
Yogurt
Granola
Milk
Fruit
Juice
Local pastries, breads & sweets
Make yourself a customized omelet if you like!

Sack lunch makings include (create your own):

Peanut butter
Jam
Honey
Turkey
Cheese
Mustard
Lettuce
Tomato
Fruit
Bread, wraps, pita bread
Crackers
Chips
Veggie sticks

Cookies

Daily Salad Bar includes assorted toppings/dressings 

Entree's include:

Salmon Dinner w/ Rice, Green Salad w/ toppings

Spaghetti & Meatballs (or vegetarian), Green Salad with toppings, Garlic Bread

Mexican Entree

Proteins include:

Eggs
Chicken
Fish
Beef
Legumes

ACTIVITIES included in the cost of this trip: 

Hiking/Trekking
Walking
Photography
Sightseeing
Exploring

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Once we know who is going there are opportunities to carpool.  Let me know if you choose to drive or would prefer to catch a ride.

ACTIVITY LEVEL is rated: EASY to MODERATE

Moderate IF you plan to participate and go the distance in all that we offer. 

Easier options are always available. 

What does MODERATE Level mean: 
Those who participate in at least 80% of the planned activities will be walking/hiking approx. 5 miles/day.

Hikers may stop, rest occasionally and take photos of course. 

A light back pack will be sufficient for each day.  Suggestion: Bring and drink 1 liter of water per hour of hiking. 

FOR EASIER OPTIONS: 

If you are unable to hike/walk much or want to take it easy, you may choose to stay closer to Torrey. This is a small, quaint town and very relaxing. 

If you have any questions about your physical abilities, please contact me in advance. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Travel insurance, https://www.travelexinsurance.com/

WEATHER CONDITIONS:
Fall is a great time to be in this area however we always watch the weather closely 7 days prior to departure. 

Safety is our number one priority.

There are back up plans on days with inclement weather.

Itinerary is subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.

COMMUNICATION on the trip: A brief meeting is generally held each evening to discuss plans for the following day.

Equipment or Gear

Back pack
Water bottle
Toiletries
Sleepwear
Short & long pants
Short & long sleeve shirts
Medications
Swim Suit
Sarong Wrap
Light jacket
Camera
Cell phone
Favorite electronic devices
Chargers
Backup memory cards
Hiking shoes
Smartwool socks
Flip flops
Headlamp
Raincoat
Hat, gloves
Sunglasses

Location

Scipio Gas Station and Petting Zoo

Scipio, Utah

There is a Petting Zoo next to a gas station, on the RIGHT or WEST side of I-15, once you exit the freeway. Call or text me. 801-278-5313

Information

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