Luxury Backpacking Expeditions

Guided Grand Canyon Backpacking

Strap on your backpack and ditch the crowds as we explore 2 billion years of Earth’s history

Guided Utah Backpacking Tours

Become one with the canyonlands as we delve into this spectacular wilderness

Guided Arizona Red Rocks Backpacking

See Arizona’s wild side up close and personal on a backpacking tour through time

Backpacking has to be hard work, right?  Wrong.  Carry a light load, eat like royalty, and revel in the silence, majesty, and solitude of the beautiful American West.

Luxury Backpacking trips have access to private bathrooms and showers (weather permitting), access to wi-fi upon request, raised Helinox cots, and state-of-the-art goose down sleeping bags, all punctuated with five-star, world-class dining and drink pairing.  All gear is portered, and guests will carry only day packs with personal items, some food, and water.

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WHy canyons and chefs?

Professional chefs, professional food

The core concept of what we do is to bring together the two worlds of profesional restarants and natural exploration.  We acheive this through a farm-to-table concept for our menus, backed by a professional-kitchen on wheels that facilitates our cooking over the fire, in dutch ovens, and using smokers.

expert geologist guides

Our lead guides are geologists with at least a Bachelor of Science in geology from an accredited university. They are carefully chosen based upon their expertise in the area of your trip, and will ensure your every need is satisfied.

outstanding backcountry accommodations

All of our experiences, be it a five-star glamping or backpacking excursion, comes equipped with all the style and comfort you can imagine.  Guests experiences will be steeped in the ability to explore the wilds of the west with access to all the amenities and gourmet cuisine worthy of a michelin-starred restaurant at an upscale resort

The Goat’s Blog

Sandwiches and Stuff

Sandwiches and Stuff

Sandwich rocks. Have we got your attention? Stay tuned because the sandwich rock is really a good example of what we try to do here at Canyons and Chefs, where we’re creating something new in the world of outdoor tour services. If you’ve never heard of “glamping” or...

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How to Make the Leap from Camping to Glamping

How to Make the Leap from Camping to Glamping

When it comes to buzz words, one that has emerged in the outdoor industry is “glamping.” Unlike camping, which is all about being one with nature and staying as minimal as possible, glamping is a way to enjoy a posh, luxurious experience, unlike anything you have ever...

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