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Guided Geology Immersion Backpacking Tours

Guided Grand Canyon Backpacking Tours

Hike through time itself with an expert geologist into the extraordinary layercake of the amazong Grand Canyon

Guided Utah Backpacking Tours

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

Guided Northern Arizona Backpacking

See Arizona’s wild side up close and personal on a backpacking tour through time
Ready for a completely immersive experience?  Canyons and Chefs presents our geology-focused expeditions, giving you the true geologic field treatment.  Our professional geologist guides will bring you along as we hike and adventure through time itself!

Grand Canyon Geology Expeditions

Canyons of Utah Geology Expeditions

Northern Arizona Geology Expeditions

WHy Canyons and Chefs?

Safety first

Our guests and employees safety is our top priority on every adventure. All guides are trained and certified in CPR and First Aid, equipped with fully outfitted first aid kits and extra water.  Most guides also have more advanced certifications.

food & Accommodations

All of our multi-day adventures come fully equipped with high-quality tents and excellent sleeping pads rented from trusted gear outfitters.  For food, you can expect home-cooked, backcountry meals planned by a professional chef, and perfectly executed by our guides.

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.

The Goat’s Blog

How to Make Your Glamping Experience Amazing

How to Make Your Glamping Experience Amazing

Glamping is a popular buzzword in the outdoor realm, and for good reason. It’s the hottest new trend in getting out and enjoying nature.  For decades proceeding, camping had a rather vast spectrum that ranged from minimalists who slept on the ground in remote areas to...

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The Fireside Chef’s 5 Most-Loved Campfire Recipes

The Fireside Chef’s 5 Most-Loved Campfire Recipes

Canyons and Chefs Most-Loved Backcountry Recipes A word from the Fireside Chef In my years of travel and travail through mountains, deserts,Michelin- starred restaurants, backyard barbecues, culinary schools, canyons, parks, summits, and walk-in refrigerators, I have...

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