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

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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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

  If you are looking for something different to do on Valentine’s Day, break away from the chocolates, and take your sweetheart outside. Spending time outdoors with your special someone, whether it’s your spouse, your best friend, your closest family member, or...

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