blue marble adventure
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Custom-crafted for families/kids

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incredible wilderness adventure

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private experiences

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gem-hunting, hiking, and more

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Adventures designed for families

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unforgettable natural scenery

TRAVEL MODE

Single-Day Experience

TIME

Day Adventure, evening dining

HIKING DISTANCES

1-5 mi

RATE

$300-400/guest, min 4, max 10

POINT OF ORIGIN

Variable

GEOLOGIC ADVENTURER SKILL

undergraduate +

The Undergraduate geologist adventurer is capable of hiking 2-6 miles daily.  Trails are generally maintained and have 1500 feet or less of change in elevation.  Your backpack will weigh between 20-35 lbs.  Undergraduate time traveling hikers must be healthy and relatively fit.  Previous camping experience is a good idea, but not required.

Treat your family to a unique experience that they (and you!) will never forget.  

Join us for an outstanding full-day family experience unlike any other.  By day, we will engage in fantastic, fun, and memorable activities such as hikes to waterfalls,/swimming, gem/fossil hunting, or just simply exploring.  In the evening, Chef will prepare an outstanding meal for the family, with specialty kids menus, and of course a little something special for the big kids in your accommodation.  Ask us about creating outdoor overnight stay accommodation.  Seasonally variable locations, custom dates only, private parties only

COMFORT RATINGS

FITNESS
Hikers should have the ability to hike on and off marked trails, to scramble over obstacles and/or barriers with frequent changes in elevation for up to 14 miles per day, carrying medium sized packs of gear. All hikes are one-way, except in case of emergency, and are traveled at a steady walking pace with breaks.
COMFORT

Now this is camping!  Many meals will consist of multi-course, freshly-prepared, restaurant quality meals with wine/drink pairings served on clothed tables.  Accommodations are very comfortable with large tents, raised cots/beds, solar showers, and private bathrooms.

SOLITUDE

While hikers will pass through areas popular with tourists, they will spend most of the time in areas specially selected to be off the beaten path.  There will be practically no wait time or crowds anywhere past the trail-heads. Overnighting is private and remote.

Trip Dates

Don’t see your dates?
Custom dates may be available!

Call 1-602-904-2536 or contact us for details.

2021 Trip Dates

Custom, Inquire 

2022 Trip Dates

Custom dates only

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